The Yarra Valley Lodge, set on the Heritage Golf Course, is a convenient base to explore the valley & nearby ranges on a short break from Melbourne city. [separator type=”thin”] We couldn’t visit Melbourne and not spend a couple of days exploring the beautiful Yarra Valley and Dandenong ranges. This region has some stunning scenery, […]
On a recent Melbourne city stay we based ourselves out of Peppers Docklands. a modern and vibrant Melbourne hotel and put MOMAMI, their signature Asian Fusion restaurant to the test.
We’d been meaning to walk some of the tracks in the Toowoomba Region National Parks for a while so when Peter and Thuy invited us out to Tweeters Country Getaway to experience their new farm stay we didn’t hesitate. Tweeters is located in Glenaven in the Toowoomba Region just north of Crows Nest. It’s a […]
Deciding where to stay when we’re planning our travels is an important part of our decision making and completing the overall itinerary. We prefer to base ourselves from one place for at least a couple of days at a time rather than moving on every day even if that means we cover a bit of distance […]
As we drove through the Sunshine Coast the cragged Glasshouse mountains loomed up around us. It’s not much more than an hours drive from Brisbane but the relaxation started almost immediately. To get a perspective on the mountains, our destination for the next couple of days, we detoured off to Wild Horse Mountain. The walk is […]
A month or so back I attended a function on the rooftop of the new Rhapsody Resort on the northern end of Surfers Paradise beach. It was a warm winters evening as they tend to be in Queensland and as we chatted and sipped our drinks the sun went down over the coast. The view was stunning as […]
This month we headed down to the Angourie Rainforest Resort to spend a few days in the Clarence Valley region on the north coast of New South Wales. We’d only stopped for a couple of hours in the coastal towns of Yamba and Angourie previously as part of a road trip from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane. […]