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Tag Archives: Australia

Re-discovering Newcastle

You’ve got to admire a city that can redefine itself with casual grace. From smog-thick skies to a fresh and vibrant urban scene, this coastal New South Wales city is … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

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.

November 1, 2014 · 6 Comments

What to take on your Queensland Hiking Adventure

Escaping  into wilderness is a deeply satisfying thing. It’s the place you’d rather be; where bird song and eucalyptus fill the air; where traffic and deadlines cease to bother your … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

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 … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

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. … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · 31 Comments

A Photo Walk in Melbourne, Australia

Crisp leaves scrape along the windy path. Coffee grind scents the morning air. A dog dressed in tartan trots next to a lady in black. I’m as comfortable here, walking … Continue reading

July 27, 2013 · 30 Comments

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 … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 6 Comments

Camping with the Kangaroos: Yuraygir National Park

All I can hear is the barrelling of waves, the flap of a tent, the twill of a cricket and the crackles of a fire. There is no other light. … Continue reading

October 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

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 … Continue reading

October 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

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 … Continue reading

September 26, 2011 · 7 Comments

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 … Continue reading

July 24, 2011 · 5 Comments

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 … Continue reading

July 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

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, … Continue reading

January 4, 2011 · 2 Comments
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