What’s on in Sydney | July

It might be frosty outside but it doesn’t mean you should be cooped up inside! There’s plenty to do in Sydney this July so grab your coats and head out the door. From music festivals to outdoor ice skating, there’s plenty to do this winter! Australian International Music Festival – Sydney Opera House The Australian…

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Meet Jo and Jim: Gypsy Willows House and Villa

Meet Jo and Jim, owners of the gorgeous 25 acre property, ‘Gypsy Willows – The House’ and ‘Gypsy Willows – The Villa’. It features beautiful gardens and views; 2 hours from Sydney, and just 3kms from the historic Wollombi village in Hunter Valley Wine Country.  Enjoy a BBQ or glass of wine on the covered…

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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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Staycations – A vacation that won’t break the bank

When was the last time you explored your home city? If your feeling the itch to travel but time and money is stopping you, why not enjoy a destination close to home and skip the jet lag and exchange rates! Here are some reasons you should travel locally: Saving money -Don’t blow your dream car…

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