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December 8, 2018
Perth barbeque spots

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 […]
December 4, 2018
Perth camel rides

Interesting things to do in the Perth school holidays

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 […]
November 9, 2018

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

Image: 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 […]
October 25, 2018

Our stay at Faversham House in York WA

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 […]

Quote of the week

There is nowhere else I'd rather be, nothing else I'd prefer to be doing. I'm at the beach looking west with the continent behind me as the sun tracks down to the sea. I have my bearings.

- Tim Winton, Breath
January 31, 2017
Perth Observatory

Where to go Stargazing in Perth

Australia is blessed with some of the darkest night skies in the world which makes for a pretty good reason to stay up late and mesmerise […]
November 10, 2016
Exploring Bells Rapids

A day out at Bells Rapids

Bells Rapids may be best known for being the best vantage spot to watch the annual Avon Descent Race, but it makes for an equally good […]
May 19, 2016

Perth’s favourite outing – John Forrest National Park

If anyone asks me where to take overseas visitors in Perth, I say John Forrest National Park. Not only is this the best place in Perth, […]
December 15, 2018

Hanging out at Yanchep Trees Adventure

We may have just found our favourite outdoor adventure at the new Yanchep Trees Adventure in Perth. Here you can climb, zip line and challenge yourself […]
December 8, 2018
Perth barbeque spots

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 […]
September 7, 2017
Top spots for flower lovers in Western Australia

Top spots for flower lovers in Western Australia

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 […]
February 10, 2017

Stromatolites at Lake Thetis

They may not look impressive at first sight, but if you consider that these grey, bubbling blobs are some of the oldest living organisms on earth, […]
August 2, 2015

Our favourite Margaret River Holiday House – the Cullen Wine Homestead

This post contains affiliate links, you can read my disclaimer here. A weekend getaway down south is one of the best ways to relax, recharge and inhale […]
May 13, 2015

The Wave House Yallingup – the coolest beach shack in the southwest

This article contains affiliate links, you can read my disclaimer here. If you like a house with character and don’t mind foregoing five-star luxury, then the […]
July 2, 2018
A roundup of Perth Caravan Parks

A round up of Perth Caravan Parks

Perth has a good choice of holiday parks, caravan parks and cabin accommodation across the city.  No matter whether you want to park your caravan or […]
June 18, 2018
Peoples Park Coral Bay

Our stay at People’s Park Caravan Park in Coral Bay

Coral Bay wasn’t on our itinerary, but seeing the turnoff on Northwest Coastal Highway after our trip in the outback it was impossible to resist the […]
February 25, 2017

The Dog’s Guide to going north – Dog friendly camping from Perth to Exmouth

If you have a dog, you’ll probably agree that camping without your four-legged bestie is not the same. So that your canine friend can join in […]
November 10, 2016
Exploring Bells Rapids

A day out at Bells Rapids

Bells Rapids may be best known for being the best vantage spot to watch the annual Avon Descent Race, but it makes for an equally good […]