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The places only locals know

Find something new to discover in WA.

It doesn't matter if you're West Aussie local or a first time visitor, this site is here to help you explore the best of WA.

PERTH DAY TRIPS

November 6, 2019
Penguin Island in Perth

Day trip to Penguin Island in Perth

Guide on how to visit Penguin Island in Perth. How to get there, where to see penguins, walk trails and other attractions on Penguin Island.
December 8, 2018
Perth barbeque in the park

The best spots for a Perth barbeque in the park

If there is such a thing as the ‘Great Australian Dream’, cooking up a storm on a gas-powered BBQ in the park on a perfect summer […]
August 4, 2018
York Wes Australia

Things to do in York West Australia

This article contains affiliate links, you can read my disclaimer here.  York is an easy 90-minute drive from Perth and makes for an ideal self-drive day […]
February 26, 2018
trips places close to Perth

10 easy day trips close to Perth

A guide to the best day trips from Perth in under 2-hours from the city.

PERTH GETAWAYS

June 13, 2020
The Gap Albany WA

Best holiday destinations in Western Australia

Western Australia is the largest state in Australia and takes up one-third of the whole country. With so much space to cover there’s an incredible array […]
December 29, 2019
Rendezvous Hotel Scarborough Beach

Our stay at Rendezvous Hotel Scarborough Beach

Whether you’re a local searching for a Perth staycation or a visitor on your first trip to Perth, then the Rendezvous Hotel is definitely one of […]
December 10, 2019
Pinnacles Western Australia’s

How to visit the Pinnacles, Western Australia’s most unique attraction

The Pinnacle Desert is one of West Australia's most unique landscapes. Find out here all you need to know to plan an amazing trip to the Pinnacles with this guide.
July 16, 2019
karri valley resort pemberton

Our stay at Karri Valley Resort Pemberton

Karri Valley Resort had me at hello. I fell in love with Pemberton’s magnificent scenery a few years ago while camping in the Warren National Park. […]

BEST OF WA

June 13, 2020
The Gap Albany WA

Best holiday destinations in Western Australia

Western Australia is the largest state in Australia and takes up one-third of the whole country. With so much space to cover there’s an incredible array […]
July 3, 2019
Perth to Exmouth Road Trip

Perth to Exmouth Road Trip – here’s all you need to know for an awesome drive

West Australia is the self-declared road trip state and one of the best drives in WA is this trip along the gorgeous Coral Coast. From the […]
March 14, 2019
Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, in Mullewa

The architecture of Monsignor John Hawes

One of the most unique aspects of Australia’s mid-west region is the architectural legacy of Monsignor John Cyril Hawes. Built between 1919 and 1939, this legacy […]
January 25, 2019

Perth to Margaret River drive – here are the places where you need to stop

It’s only a three-hour drive from Perth to Margaret River, but as we all know, life’s about experiencing the journey, so why rush it? With so […]

ROAD TRIPS

July 3, 2019
Perth to Exmouth Road Trip

Perth to Exmouth Road Trip – here’s all you need to know for an awesome drive

West Australia is the self-declared road trip state and one of the best drives in WA is this trip along the gorgeous Coral Coast. From the […]
January 25, 2019

Perth to Margaret River drive – here are the places where you need to stop

It’s only a three-hour drive from Perth to Margaret River, but as we all know, life’s about experiencing the journey, so why rush it? With so […]
December 26, 2018
travelling down south

My First Road Trip – A New Drivers Guide to Travelling Down South

Western Australia is one of Australia’s best road trip states. Thousands and thousands of local and international tourists flock to the south-west region year-round to explore […]
May 30, 2018
4WD campervan

The ultimate 4WD campervan hire in Perth

This post contains affiliate links.  Over the years I’ve travelled around Western Australia in many different ways. I’ve gone backpacker style on the hop on, hop […]