Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts

Welcome to another installation of Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts to get you through another working week. For today’s waterfall we are going to Victoria along the world renown Great Ocean Road. Located near Lorne the easily accessible Erskine Falls plummets 30 metres into the beautiful rainforest clad fern valley below. Being positioned near…

Sunday Shorts

Welcome back to Sunday Shorts. With the warm weather upon us we thought we would take a look at the enchanting Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. It is no secret this is one of our favoured touring and camping destinations in the country and once the snow melts there is just so much to…

Is Barrington Tops

If you are looking for a weekend or longer escape and you are after an alternative to the Watagans then a little further north of Newcastle near the township of Stroud are the beautiful and stunning Barrington Tops. Just like the Watagans, Barrington Tops is made up of a combination of National Park and State…

Escape to the Watagans

The cool inviting Watagan Mountains lie only about an hours drive along the M1 Motorway north of Sydney and are the perfect place to escape the heat and humidity of the coast in summer or enjoy a cool misty mountain morning in winter. These rugged mountain ranges are a combination of national park and state…

Brisbane Getaways

If you are looking for a short weekend getaway not far out of Brisbane then do we have a couple options for you. If you have not been to these before or even if you have but not for some time then we urge you to throw the swag in or hook up the van…

Time to Reminisce 4

Welcome back to one of our favourite blog post series, Time to Reminisce. For this fourth instalment we are going way back to 2007, February to be precise (once again we ask to excuse the photo quality as we are going back a long way). Hot on the heels of our Tasmanian adventure with Sandra’s mum…

Time to reminisce – Weekend Getaways 2

Only about a month after our  mid north coast getaway we were itching to escape again and with a couple nights up our sleeve we decided our weekend getaway would be a bit closer to home this time. (Once again please excuse the quality of the photos in this post as we are going back…

Time to reminisce – Pilbara Part 6

Basing ourselves in Carnarvon for a couple nights we decided to explore north up the coast visiting Quobba Blowholes and Quobba Point before venturing further north along an outstanding coastal drive, albeit rough in places to Quobba Station and Red Cliffs. Although the famous blowholes were not “blowing” for us this turned out to be…

Focus Destination

Welcome to our first edition of Focus Destination where we take a quick focused look at some of the amazing and awe inspiring destinations to be found. With the weather warming up today we take a look at a spot deep within the wonderful Victorian High Country centered around the village of Swifts Creek. There…

Memories of a bygone era – Newnes

We have been revisiting some amazing and interesting haunts close to home that are a perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the big smoke for a weekend or longer. Lying on the western fringe of the famed Blue Mountains to the west of Sydney and slowly being reclaimed by nature is the…