The Curious Quokka of Rottnest Island

The Curious Quokka of Rottnest Island

One of the things we were most excited about doing in Western Australia was taking a trip to Rottnest Island to meet the Quokka. A Quokka is a little critter that calls the islands off Western Australia home. They look like a cross between a wallaby and a smaller animal like a rat or rabbit.Read more

Exploring Western Australia’s Jewel Cave

Exploring Western Australia’s Jewel Cave

Three things we really wanted to do during our visit to WA: catch up with family, check out the gorgeous range of beaches, and explore a cave or two. Jewel Cave was at the top of our list. So, during our epic South-Western Australia Road Trip, we were sure to make our way to JewelRead more

Road Trip: South-Western Australia beach hopping

Road Trip: South-Western Australia beach hopping

The only thing better than a road trip is a road trip along the south-west coast of Western Australia with your family. Amiright? Think: four adults squished in the back seat, long drives between stops, and twenty different opinions about where to go and how to get there. But more on that later. First, aRead more

Road Trip: Cradle Mountain

Road Trip to Cradle Mountain

Ready to take a virtual road trip to Cradle Mountain? I’ve picked up your favourite snacks, got a great playlist ready to go, and the tank is full of petrol. All you need to do is buckle your seatbelt and settle in for the ride. Cradle Mountain lies in the Central Highlands of Tasmania, hereRead more

Road Trip: Marysville

Exploring Victoria: Marysville

Marysville is a quaint little town full of Autumn leaves, flowing waterfalls, and beautiful art. In 2009, this small town was devastated by bush fires. Lives were lost, homes and buildings were destroyed, and the locals were left reeling in the wake of it. This day has since been called Black Saturday. Visiting today, itRead more

Why Wilsons Prom must be made from magic

Why Wilsons Prom must be made from magic

I can’t believe we’ve been in Melbourne for five whole years, and never once visited Wilsons Prom. Until now. In desperate need of an escape from the city, we hired a car and made the 2.5 hour drive to Wilsons Promontory National Park, fully immersing ourselves in nature. Wilsons Prom is nothing short of magical.Read more

Ghosts and Ghouls at Old Melbourne Gaol

Ghosts and Ghouls at Old Melbourne Gaol

I’m not normally one for ghost stories. Scary movies freak me out. And I generally hate walking in unknown places in the dark. So I was surprised to find myself on Saturday night willingly visiting Old Melbourne Gaol with Emily from The Reluctant Wanderlust, and her friend Eilis. We took part in the Ghosts? WhatRead more

Adventuring in the Treetops

Adventuring in the Treetops

In mid-May I met up with my brother and two sisters in the sunny Gold Coast for a weekend of fun, food, and catching up. We hadn’t all hung out together in years, and the one bonding experience we were all keen to take part in was Treetops Challenge in Mt Tamborine. We booked onlineRead more

Road Trip: A Day at Werribee Zoo

Exploring Werribee Zoo

The state of Victoria is home to three wonderful and very different zoo experiences: Melbourne Zoo showcases a wide range of animals from all over the world; Healesville Sanctuary lets you get up close and personal with Australian wildlife, and Werribee Zoo offers an African safari just a short drive away from the city. ThisRead more

Glamping in the Mornington Peninsula

Glamping in the Mornington Peninsula

One evening, as I was falling into the rabbit hole that is Instagram, I stumbled upon the beautiful account of Happy Glamper, a business that offers beautiful tent and caravan experiences, also known as glamping in the Mornington Peninsula area. I immediately decided that I just had to go glamping, and booked us in forRead more