Mar 28, 2015 Western Australia
We’ve been to the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Hawaii and Greek islands. But I must admit Rottnest is a serious contender for the best island we’ve been to anywhere in the world. There is still one thing that eludes me, a selfie photo with one of the local res…
Apr 2, 2014 Reflections
When we left Perth, Australia in May 2012 little did we know how long we would be gone for. After what has felt like a real vacation we are finally solidifying our plans for 2014. We leave Perth on 15th April 2014 returning to the unknown. Sensibly, we ha…
Mar 27, 2014 Guest Blogs
Using more than 100 different types of grapes, the more than 2,400 wineries of Australia are known throughout the world for producing exceptional quality brew across 65 different wine regions.
10 Fun Free Things To Do With Kids In Perth – South Of The River By Rochelle McLeary
Mar 22, 2014 Guest Blogs
After we wrote our post on 10 Fun Free Things To Do In Perth, which was centred around our position north of the Swan River, Rochelle wrote to us asking us to do a south of the river one. Well, to be honest, I had no idea. I mean I've ventured there occas…
Mar 19, 2014 Western Australia
When you only have a few days to discover Perth, where should you go? We know this city off the back of our hand so here’s a travel expert’s tips on the best way to spend a weekend around Perth when time is of the essence. From food to attractions, we’ve …
Mar 12, 2014 Western Australia
We have been visiting the Margaret River wine region for decades now and it’s the perfect place to spend a few nights or even a couple weeks. This guide includes a quick overview of the area as well as tips on the best places to eat and where you can find…
Mar 6, 2014 Western Australia
There are some great places to visit in Perth when your wallet is open. It’s no secret the city is pretty pricey. But can you get by with no money at all?
Mar 5, 2014 Western Australia
It’s a first world country with first world entertainment and after a mountain of travel experiences over the last 600 days we were ready to plant our feet for a few months and do the odd attraction. In no particular order here are our kids favourite thin…
Feb 19, 2014 Western Australia
While we have been travelling the world we became aware that life on the road was cheaper than we first expected. We started saving money instead of spending it all. We read an article in 2013 that announced our hometown of Perth was now the 10th most exp…
Feb 12, 2014 Western Australia
Strap in and find out how the new $12 million roller coaster in Perth’s largest theme park compares to Universal Studios and Disneyland.
Feb 10, 2014 Western Australia
As my kids did their best penguin waddle across the white, hot sand to the crystal clear water I had to admit some shame in my ignorance - how could I not know this place existed?
Feb 1, 2014 Western Australia
Every year on the 26th January we have headed to the city of Perth for Australia Day. It’s the only day of the year people are as patriotic about Australia as the Americans are pretty much every day.
Jan 27, 2014 Western Australia
I was born and raised in Australia. And while we have a large influence from Britain and the US on our food, we have managed to come up with some culinary icons that are truly ours. When you head to Australia, like any other country, make sure you try out…
Jan 16, 2014 Western Australia
We almost missed our flight from Dubai to Perth, with just seconds to spare. Even though we are now in Australia, the adventures are not over. More are coming just around the corner. In the meantime, find out how we have settled in to familiar territory.
Jan 15, 2014 Western Australia
The last two years we have been missing a very special part of our life in Perth, Western Australia. Every summer in January, since 2008, a special group of people put on a Shakespeare play in the beautiful botanic gardens of King’s Park.
Jan 2, 2014 Western Australia
I admit initially I was slightly concerned returning to Perth. It’s not New York City, it’s not even Prague. But had I really ever looked at it through a tourist’s eyes? Or was it just my old hometown, filled with reminders of the mundane suburban lifesty…