The stories below from our team include accounts of our own travel experiences, our travel tips, our recommendations, and our guides to destinations, all to inspire you for your next journey…

 

 

Why NOW is the time to take that active break! 

Thursday, September 24, 2020

When you’re in need of a holiday we often picture sightseeing and cultural walks, local food and switching off by the pool to relax!  What about jumping on a bike to ride through some of Victoria’s most scenic alpine regions, or hiking along the Great Ocean Road spending your days admiring the sights of your own backyard, that people travel the length of the globe to come and…

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Great Ocean Road Walk – All Your Questions Answered

Thursday, September 24, 2020

You’ve seen the Great Ocean Road and its gorgeous apostles, quaint towns and stunning scenery, but have you ever thought about walking it end to end?  What about taking a helicopter ride over the 12 Apostles?  If this sounds like an interesting week away to you then read on and find out why Inspiration Outdoors’ 7 day Great Ocean Walk is one of their most popular…

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Spice Up Your Mornington Peninsula Weekend  

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Looking for something a little unique for your next wine tour? Then head to the Mornington Peninsula. Famous for its vineyards, the region is creating a name for itself with craft breweries, cider makers and distilleries.   Bass and Flinders established in 2009 on a local property in Red Hill, is known to be one of the few distilleries…

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Weekend of Luxury in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley 

Thursday, September 3, 2020

While we wait for the interstate borders to open why not explore a little more of our gorgeous state? There are so many hidden gems just waiting to be explored, one of which is the Mitchelton Hotel.  Back in January, I had a lovely girl’s weekend away at the Mitchelton Hotel in the picturesque Goulburn Valley.  We ate, drank, and…

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Just When You Think You’ve Seen It All… Welcome To The Kimberley

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Arriving into Kununurra airport on a warm late afternoon in August, our four-wheel-drive transfer was waiting to take us to our secluded accommodation at Emma Gorge Resort which was about an hour away. As we headed westbound along Highway One, the sun started setting and about half an hour later, it was pitch black. Nearing…

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Eating Our Way Around Tassie

Friday, August 7, 2020

Although the sun was out it was slightly cool due to the fresh Antarctic breeze as we wandered Salamanca market, a Hobart favourite for locals and visitors alike. This is the perfect place to start your Saturday, although the market is usually buzzing with shoppers it still feels calm, perhaps because you’re right by the water, or maybe it’s the…

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Byron Bay Bliss

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

I have been traveling to Byron Bay every year since I was 18 (25 years!).  I’ll never forget my first stay there, in a teepee in a hostel while on a huge drive up the east coast to Cooktown.  What a gorgeous little spot this town is.  The beaches are simply stunning and the wildlife,…

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Australia Is Your Next Foodie Adventure 

Thursday, June 11, 2020

You have travelled the world to experience international gastronomy.  You have tasted the cheese & wine from Bordeaux, perhaps you went truffle hunting in Tuscany or took a cooking class in Hanoi.  Now it’s time for you to experience what’s on offer in your own backyard…   Living in Australia, we are so lucky to have some of the best quality local produce, wine makers,…

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Tropical Paradise On Our Own Doorstep

Friday, June 5, 2020

Port Douglas will always have a special place in my heart as it was where I was proposed to.  That was my first visit to Port Douglas 5 years ago and we loved it so much that we returned only 2 years later with a group of friends. Port Douglas is around a 50 minute…

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The Ghan – An Iconic Australian Rail Journey

Thursday, June 4, 2020

When my son was 8 years old it was his year to choose our annual mother/son holiday.  As he was a great fan of train travel and there was a big promotion on The Ghan taking place on TV each day this was an obvious choice.  While The Ghan was not something I’d considered or…

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