Can’t believe it’s taken me so long to get to this side of the country!
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Sumptuously decorated walls have never been on my list of must-haves for a beach holiday hotel, but after a night at Halcyon House on the Tweed Coast, I’m thinking I might need to rewrite my list. The 21-room boutique hotel is a white and indigo gem nestled among the pandanus palms, midway between the GoldContinue reading “Halcyon Daze”
Leeches and laughs: walking at O’Reilly’s
It’s all about the journey on a walk through the Lamington National Park.
Straddie’s whale highway
They call the waters off North Stradbroke Island the ‘Humpback Highway’, which sounds a lot like a marketing gimmick until you go there. I’m spending a week at Point Lookout over the September school holidays, keeping an eye on teens (it’s also pre-schoolies’ season) as well as doing a bit of writing, and I quicklyContinue reading “Straddie’s whale highway”
How to Drive from Alice Springs to Uluru via the Mereenie Loop
An 8-day Australian Red Centre adventure with the kids.
Trekking at Byron Bay
Long sandy beaches, a blue winter sky, delicious food – that’s my idea of a hiking trip | A three-day Girls Trek hike at Byron Bay.
Walking Maria Island
The Maria Island walk in Tasmania is the ultimate way to connect with friends and enjoy stunning scenery.
Entering the Lost World at Cedar Glen Farmstay
A lot can change in a weekend, especially when you’re visiting the Cedar Glen Farmstay in the Lost World region of south east Queensland. A weekend at home lasts two days. Saturday is for children’s sport, then there’s the lawn and the shopping. Sunday is for the papers and lunch with friends and family. AContinue reading “Entering the Lost World at Cedar Glen Farmstay”