Halcyon Daze

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 Gold […]

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I didn’t see that coming (a garfish that is)

A fishy tale about an author, a garfish and a beach in North Queensland I love holidays. But I find the planning stage extremely time-consuming and stressful. Will the accommodation be as good as it looks on the web?  Have I got the best deal available? Will there be enough to do for the kids […]

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Just a Thredbo Tragic

There’s nothing quite like  skiing in Australia. We have just forked out a wad of cash at the entrance to the Kosciuszko National Park and the temperature is dropping. There’s snow on the peaks and the kids are getting excited. It’s their first ski holiday in Australia and my first visit to Thredbo in 24 […]

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