Sunday Shorts

Welcome back to our Sunday Shorts series of posts where we take a quick snippet from somewhere around this beautiful country of ours to hopefully inspire your next adventure. With us all stuck in isolation at the moment we thought we would start up these regular posts once again along with our Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts series…

New Content

We have recently added some new content to our Youtube Channel if you haven’t visited in some time. Hope everyone enjoys.

Time to Reminisce 6 – Victoria Expedition

In late 2007 we departed our home base in the Blue Mountains of NSW and headed south. We had several weeks to explore the much of the length and breadth of Victoria. Even with our southern state being smaller and easier to navigate around this would still be a mammoth task. Warning; this is going…

Desert and mountains on your doorstep

With the cooler weather approaching what better time to start thinking about the outback. We are not talking about that huge outback adventure that takes many weeks but more like a few days away in the “outback” to unwind, recharge and forget about the stresses of daily life even if not only for a short…

New Ebook Available

We have just released a new addition to our popular “Nature Escapes” series of ebooks with Nature Escapes South Coast New South Wales. The beautiful South Coast region of New South Wales has always been one of our all time favourite destinations to escape the hustle and bustle and for good reason. There is just so much…

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…

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…

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…

A darling of a drive

The very essence upon which many of our famous Australian poets have based some of their beautiful poetry including Henry Lawson is the stunning Australian Outback, and for good reason. Although a harsh and unforgiving landscape it is also a place of wonder and inspiration that will uplift the spirits. On this journey of discovery…