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

West Australia Road Trip

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 some of WA’s best down south locations.

While all travellers should adequately prepare for their road trip holiday, this is especially important for new drivers. New drivers may not have experience in driving longer-distant trips or experience on the long windy (somewhat unkept) roads through the WA countryside.

To help new drivers prepare for their first road trip in WA’s South West, we’ve put together a new drivers guide to travelling down south. Continue reading My First Road Trip – A New Drivers Guide to Travelling Down South

Say hello beach with this awesome sand free Tesalate towel

Sand proof beach towel

It’s a tough gig being a beach towel in Perth.  First, there are countless sunny summer days to contend with. Then there’s the endless strip of pristine Perth beaches with their long stretches of soft white sand. Lastly, though, there’s the wind, that blows said sand into every orifice and finds its way into the deepest crevice of your beach bag.

Somehow it manages to get into every crack in the car and magically appears inside the house too. So what better place than Perth to test a towel that claims to be sand free.

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The best spots for a Perth barbeque in the park

Perth barbeque spots

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 day is a big part of it. Whether it’s cheap sausages and tomato sauce or something a little more gourmet, park barbies are a deeply ingrained part of our culture, and there aren’t many places more beautiful than sunny Perth to enjoy them.

Here we’ve compiled a list of our favourite Perth BBQ spots as well as a guide to finding a BBQ near you, making your next cooking adventure in the great outdoors a little easier. Continue reading The best spots for a Perth barbeque in the park

Interesting things to do in the Perth school holidays

Perth camel rides

Are you as excited about the school holidays as your kids are?

Well, if you’re looking for some inspiration on amazing school holiday activities in Perth over the summer, you need to read this.

From educational attractions to cultural experiences, animal encounters to creative crafts, energetic outings to festive Christmas carnivals, here are some great things to see and do in Perth during the school holidays. Continue reading Interesting things to do in the Perth school holidays

Things to do in Margaret River that don’t involve Wine

Kayaking Margaret RiverImage courtesy of Tourism Western Australia

Ask anyone what they think of first when you mention Margaret River and the likely answer is wine and surfing. If you’re a surfer, don’t bother to keep reading. You’ll be kept busy with the world-class surf breaks in the region.  For everyone else, wine lovers included, read on. Here’s a list of things to do in Margarete River that will let you indulge guilt-free in wine, cheese and chocolate later on.
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Our stay at Faversham House in York WA


Faversham House York

Faversham House in York is one of Western Australia’s most historic houses and makes for a luxurious weekend getaway. It provides the perfect base to explore York and the Avon Valley. Alternatively, if you don’t feel like going anywhere,  the impressive manor is also the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the historic property and gorgeous garden.

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