Best bushwalks around Brisbane

With the passing of city-dwelling days, I ache for the steady stomp of the track, for the calming flutter of canopy leaves. Read about some of my favourite national parks for walking in the Brisbane surrounds. … More Best bushwalks around Brisbane

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More Melbourne Eats

Melbourne is a joy for the senses; a vibrant, food-loving, coffee-fueled city that celebrates dining with creativity and care. Here’s a handful of delightful Melbourne eats discovered in my recent adventures. Movida Next Door Entering the small space of Movida Next Door inspires the same passionate buzz as a late-night Spanish bar. Waiting with a … More More Melbourne Eats

Melbourne Weekender: Foody Happiness in Australia’s Cultural Capital

The creative pulse of Melbourne stirs giddy dreams of urban adventures. With every visit, I find myself enchanted by vibrant street art and tipsy with the rush of cultural possibilities. Melbourne inspires laneway fever, strolls down wide streets, tours of history-rich buildings and skipping through crisp autumn leaves. The city calls for late night explorations … More Melbourne Weekender: Foody Happiness in Australia’s Cultural Capital

2244km In 3 days: driving the east coast of Australia

Spontaneity can be a blessing and a burden. It can lead to amazing adventures that you may otherwise reason away… and it can find you tired, bleary-eyed and staring at headlights after 14 hours of driving. Spontaneity can apply the pressure that comes from a lack of planning, but also give you freedom from pre-conceived … More 2244km In 3 days: driving the east coast of Australia

Mullumbimby, Newrybar & Bangalow: little places with big delights

It seems that the smaller or less familiar a place is to you, the more delightful are the little treasures you find there. This was certainly the case on my recent road trip from Brisbane, Queensland to Bellingen, New South Wales, when I had the pleasure of exploring Mullumbimby, Newrybar and Bangalow, all near Byron … More Mullumbimby, Newrybar & Bangalow: little places with big delights

Road Trip to Global Carnival: a mini Australian adventure

I’m on holidays! <Insert happy dance> I have a long list of things to do (washing, mowing, tax return)… But instead, I will be taking off, cutting loose, letting my hair down, being fancy-free (and quite possibly partaking in many other clichéd movie-like holiday activities). Dave and I have bought tickets to the Global Carnival, … More Road Trip to Global Carnival: a mini Australian adventure

Wide angle: a day out in Brisbane

Brisbane is a city of possibilities; an accessible hub of cultural adventures. After living here for almost three years, I am still regularly amazed at how a seemingly quiet Saturday morning can transform into a day of unexpected delights. This Saturday was one of those days; unscheduled, uncompromised spontaneous adventure. 10.30am: The morning sunshine has … More Wide angle: a day out in Brisbane

Heading for the hills: adventures around Maleny, Queensland

Sometimes I just need to get out of town, out of routine. I find myself craving an open road with the windows down; bird calls echoing into silence; hypnotic ocean blue. So, with very few plans  in place, I recruited the enthusiasm of my man, threw a bag in the car, cranked the tunes and … More Heading for the hills: adventures around Maleny, Queensland

The road south

There is something about a road trip that feels like freedom. I am not sure if it’s the sun on my ruddy skin or the wind-whipped hair in my face, the music blaring over the road noise, or the time to let thoughts drift in and out.  Maybe it’s moving, getting somewhere, looking forward to … More The road south