What to do this Australia Day!

The long weekend is creeping in! Relish in the Aussie spirit and celebrate Australia’s diversity, culture and achievements. Whether you want to watch the firework display in the city or have a relaxing dinner party at home, we have a couple of ideas for you and your friends to do this Australia Day! Beach Volley…

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Meet Amanda: Wombat Ridge House and Cabin

Have you ever considered quitting your job and moving far, far away to the quiet confines of the Australian bush?  Meet Amanda, from Wombat Ridge House and Cabin, she’s done just that! A lifetime ago (I guess we can say that in this situation), Amanda went to law school and did fabulously well, and had…

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Meet Rosemary and Russell: Turkey’s Nest

Russell and I liked the idea of working towards an ‘active retirement’, escaping the city to run a small accommodation business. Meet Rosemary and Russell, the owners of the 15 acre property ‘Turkey’s Nest’! Turkey’s Nest is situated in the rain forest at Mount Glorious, 45 mins from Brisbane and is surrounded by the D’Aguilar…

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How Christmas is celebrated in Australia

Christmas in Australia takes place during Summer which makes the celebration quite different from Europe and America. Although Australia still follows the traditional practice of exchanging gifts on 25th December and decorating a Christmas tree, here’s a look at how Australia celebrates Christmas! 1. Christmas at the beach As the rest of the world locks…

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Less fuss more fun: Fundamental packing tips and tricks!

Whether you’re packing for a short weekender escape or a month long Euro trip, these are all the tips and tricks you’ll need for stress-free packing experience!  MAKE A LIST Toothbrush? Check. Passport? Check. Underwear? Check.”I keep an ongoing list in my phone of items of my absolute essentials to pack for every trip (charger,…

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