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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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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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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Take Me To Hawaii

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Love the idea of visiting two Hawaiian islands? See famous Waikiki for yourself with 4 nights at Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach including breakfast daily and return airport transfers. Learn more about the islands history with a USS Arizona, Pearl Harbor & Honolulu City Tour. Shop to your hearts content with the Waikele Premium Outlets…

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Hawaiian Paradise

Friday, February 28, 2020

I’d always dreamed of visiting Hawaii; a volcanic group of islands, each with their own paradise to explore. With two and a half weeks for island hopping, we first flew into Honolulu and then took the short flight across to the eastern island of Kauai, also known as the Garden Island. After picking up our…

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Tokyo & First Cherry Blossoms

Monday, December 2, 2019

On arriving into Tokyo, I was wondering how long it would be before I spotted the first cherry blossoms.  The transfer bus took about an hour from the airport to our hotel, but it seemed less than that, as I was keenly looking out the window like in a game of I spy. Not long…

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Mashpi Lodge

Monday, October 21, 2019

One of only 5 properties in South America to gain a spot on National Geographic’s impressive ‘Unique Lodges of the World’ list, Mashpi Lodge uses unique architecture to blend seamlessly within the lush greenery of the 3,200 acre cloud forest in which it is nestled. Eco-centric, community minded and dedicated to sustainability, I immediately fell…

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Page, Arizona – From Horseshoe Bend to Antelope Canyon

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

After visiting Monument Valley we drove to the town of Page, a gateway to both incredible landmarks and adventure sports. we crossed back and forth between the states of Arizona and Utah before we reached the town sitting alongside Lake Powell. We booked a tour of Antelope Canyon for 1pm, which provided perfect lighting in…

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