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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Delightful Daylesford

Thursday, May 28, 2020

For my 50th Birthday celebration, my husband & I went to Daylesford for the weekend. Daylesford is about an hour and a half North West of Melbourne and located between Castlemaine and Creswick. It has Australia’s largest concentration of natural mineral springs with a huge industry built around physical and spiritual wellness including spa treatments,…

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To The End of The Earth in Your Own Backyard

Thursday, May 21, 2020

With nothing between the Three Capes Track and Antarctica, you feel as though you are at the edge of the world. The Southernmost points of both the African and South American continents are equally as breathtaking but the Three Capes Walk boasts a range of truly ‘Aussie’ rugged terrain and feels like nowhere else on…

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A Week in Bali

Monday, July 22, 2019

Bali is the perfect destination for a quick beach getaway, I recently spent a week in Seminyak with some of our closest friends to celebrate my partners Birthday. We flew direct with Garuda on their morning flight and had a driver waiting to whisk us to the beautiful Hotel Indigo.  This resort is new and…

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Family Fun in Seminyak

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

It had been over 5 years since I last visited Bali and almost 20 years prior to that.  Both visits had been as a footloose fancy free single so I had no idea what to expect traveling with two families in a party of ten with more children than adults!  I really was pleasantly surprised. …

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Weekend Cruising

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

I had never thought of myself as a cruiser but this weekend away changed my mind. A group of friends and I thought it could be a fun weekend away and something a little different so chose a Melbourne to Sydney cruise on board the Golden Princess. We set sail at 6pm on a Friday,…

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Singapore – More Than A Stopover

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Singapore is often thought of as a 1 or 2 night stopover destination for those flying long haul, however over the last 10 – 15 years and with the development of the Marina Bay area, it has turned itself into a destination worthy of a longer break. The city is dotted with tourist attractions such…

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Warm Up and Chill Out in Central Vietnam

Monday, May 20, 2019

During our winter, Southern Vietnam is too cold, and the North is too hot which leaves the central area the perfect temperature and option for a winter getaway. I recently returned from a week in Hoi An and easily could’ve stayed longer. There is so much to do, but it’s also the perfect place to…

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