When I go camping I love things that are compact, cleverly thought out, portable and most importantly the knowledge that I haven’t forgotten anything.
That’s exactly what Grab me Gear is all about. Continue reading Grab me Gear- A camp kitchen in a bag
Western Australia’s south-west coast is one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in Australia. Well known for a range tourist attractions, local delicacies and events all year round, it’s a popular family getaway during the school holidays.
If you’re looking for some of the best family caravan parks in the region, with space for a large van, utilities and plenty of budget-friendly activities to keep the kids entertained, here’s five must-visit caravan parks you’ll be glad you found. Continue reading Keeping the kids entertained: WA’s South West caravan parks ideal for families
While most holidays travelling across Perth and Western Australia will go off without a hitch, situations may occur that are completely unexpected and out of your control, bringing your trip to an unwanted halt. That’s why it’s important to keep a list of local contacts for quick access to relevant services in case of an emergency. Continue reading Emergency services numbers you may need when travelling around Perth and Western Australia
I love an experience that makes me see my hometown in a completely new way.
That’s how it was on our cruise into the Swan Valley on our very own GoBoat.
The GoBoat is a new addition to the Swan River and is the most relaxing way to enjoy our beautiful river with friends or family. Continue reading Be your own captain with GoBoat Perth
It was the lure of WA’s best scones and a look at one of the states’ most haunted houses that made us stop at Oakabella Homestead. Six hours later our visit to the heritage listed homestead was so much more. Continue reading Why Oakabella Homestead is the perfect stop
There’s much to love about Summer in Perth. For me though, summer isn’t complete without the South Beach sunset markets.
Held on the beautiful lawn at South Beach in Fremantle, the sunset markets are the perfect way to spend a chilled out evening, relaxing next to the ocean and sampling the wide range of international food on offer. Continue reading Eat your way around the world at the South Beach sunset markets
Martins Tank Campground is a nice getaway when you want to escape city life but not venture too far from the metro area either. It’s a good spot for anyone seeking bush based camping without a gnarly off-road drive. Continue reading Camping at Martins Tank
As we approach another festive season, I have presents on my mind. I’m on a constant pursuit to find the perfect gift for the people I care about and really dislike the idea of giving gifts that are mass produced and have little meaning or sentimental value behind them.
Unfortunately, my organisation skills mean that I frequently end up on a frantic last minute dash to the shops a few days before Christmas and I end up with exactly that.
Continue reading Gift ideas for Outdoor Adventurers
I’ve always found it an odd juxtaposition that rock n’roll legend Bon Scott’s statue in Fremantle is perched on the wooden piers of the Fishing Boat Harbour.
The world’s most awesome rock n’roll vocalists doesn’t quite seem to fit in with the hoards of families and tourists that crowd the harbour in search of fish and chips and ice cream.
Continue reading Bon Scott rocks on in Fremantle
It’s that time of year again. Spring is in the air and Western Australia is alive with a spectacular display of wildflowers. The season for flower lovers has hit, and Perth and surrounding areas are covered with more than 12,000 species for your eyes and nose to soak up. Continue reading Top spots for flower lovers in Western Australia