South Queensland Country

Koala at Tweeters Country Getaway

A weekend escape to Tweeters Country Getaway

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…

Toowoomba Street Art - Drapl

Toowoomba’s annual street art festival

A highlight in the May calendar for fans of outdoor art is Firstcoat, the Toowoomba street art festival.  First Coat is an initiative where local and international artists are invited to revive a city wall with colour, drama and creativity.  Legal walls are volunteered by local business…

Coomba water hole

Detour and explore at Coomba Falls

As my sense of direction improves the improvised side trips reduce and there’s more time to explore things that grab our attention while travelling.  A couple of weeks back we were stopped having a cuppa in Maidenwell when we spotted the sign to the Coomba Falls swimming…

Toowoomba lookout

Picnic Point Park & lookout in Toowoomba

The Picnic Point Park and lookout is a popular Toowoomba spot for leisurely coffees, family picnics and short walks. Located on a peak in the Great Dividing Range it provides excellent panoramas out onto the Lockyer Valley plains below and is the starting point for…