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…

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…

Sunday Shorts -New England Rainforest

For today’s Sunday Shorts we take a look at the stunning Northern Tablelands of New South Wales and the impressive World Heritage Listed Gibraltar Range and Washpool National Parks not far out of Glen Innes. Part of the World Heritage Listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia these two adjacent parks make for  the perfect escape. With…

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…

Waterfall Wednesday & Hump Day Huts

Welcome to our first installation of Waterfall Wednesday and Hump Day Huts. One has nothing to do with the other it is just for those who are daydreaming and trying to get through the remainder of the work week. We will be featuring some of our favorite waterfalls and huts from around the place and…

Top End Expedition Part 5

Before reluctantly leaving this very special part of the country there were a couple surprises in store for our lucky group of travelers. We had been provided very special access into the homelands of its traditional owners. We would be able to gain an insight into the traditional ways of life from hunting and gathering…

Conondale camping

To the west of the Sunshine Coast and only a short couple of hours from Brisbane there is a camping destination that just must be on your list. Hidden deep within the lush and rugged Conondale Ranges lies the beautiful tall forests of Conondale National Park, Imbil and Jimna State Forests. These forests have long…