With its amazing food and wine, cool little boutiques, and stunning landscape, it doesn’t get much better than the Southern Highlands for a weekend winter mini-break.
Whether I’m planning a weekend camping trip or a longer overseas adventure, or just keen to spend a few hours browsing travel photos and reading about butane cooking stoves, there are a handful of blogs that feed my wunderlust and get that inspo flowing.
With an awesome day at Leliyn Falls under our belts, we hit the Stuart Highway and headed on to Nitmiluk Gorge, about 30km north of Katherine. Our home for the next two nights was a dreamy eco-friendly cabin at Cicada Lodge, perched on the edge of the gorge and […]
The next stop on our December Victorian adventure was Bright, a beautiful town (there’s even a sign telling you so) in the Ovens Valley in Victoria’s north-eastern alpine region. It’s quite the food and wine destination, with vineyards, hop fields, orchards, and nut farms dotted throughout the […]
On day 3 of our Tassie adventure we hit the road west along Glenora Road, en route to Mount Field National Park. It’s a beautiful drive from Lachlan, hugging the river, winding through green hills, and alongside numerous fields growing a large quantity of Australia’s hops […]
Over the weekend I got my city-weary self out of Sydney and back to my home town of Bathurst, embarking on a side-trip to the staggeringly beautiful Kanangra-Boyd National Park, part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, for a bushwalk. The walk led from […]
A few weeks ago I did a cocktail making class at Sydney’s Eau De Vie and rediscovered the simple brilliance of the Margarita. I can’t say I’d sampled one since travelling in Mexico 6 years ago, and as I had some tequila rattling around on […]