Dubbo Zoo | Taronga Western Plains Zoo

My heart starts pumping as I see the two cheetahs approaching us; their spotted pelage blending easily into the high, dry grasses. They run...

Destination Tropical Fruit World | Northern NSW

Mmmm, Tropical Fruit World. I had preconceived ideas of krass plastic fruit on steroids, not dissimilar to the Big Pineapple of Nambour QLD or...

Mount Warning and the Tweed Valley Circuit

The Tweed Valley is nestled in Mount Warning volcanic crater, the world’s second largest caldera. It is just below the Queensland/New South Wales border...

Crystal Castle | Byron Bay

If you want to go on your very own magical mystery tour, then do yourself a favour and visit Crystal Castle Byron Bay. About 40...

Exploring Cabarita Beach | Northern New South Wales

Cabarita Beach (or Caba), also known as Bogangar Village, grew in the early 1960’s as a popular surfing and holiday spot. Early beginnings of Cabarita...

ParkRoyal Darling Harbour

If you’re looking for a Sydney CBD hotel within walking distance of Darling Harbour and close to a train station, it’s worth considering ParkRoyal...

Destination Tyalgum | Tweed Valley Northern New South Wales

Tyalgum is a gorgeous little village in the heart of the Wollumbin or Mt Warning caldera.  Its historic background and country charm endear it...

Healing Power in the Southern Highlands

The Southern Highlands in New South Wales has some lovely towns and beautiful gardens. Although it's not commonly known as a spiritual destination, there's...

Margaret Olley Art Centre | Tweed Art Gallery

Visiting the Margaret Olley Art Centre at the Tweed Regional Art Gallery was an eye opening experience. Before we start, let me make it...

Things to do in Murwillumbah

Where or what is Murwillumbah, you may ask yourself?  ‘Well, it’s the Heart of the Tweed’ a local may reply. This small and vibrant...


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Solomon Islands Holiday

I touched a redolent site of history, the moment our three and half hour Solomon Airlines flight from Brisbane kissed the tarmac of Honiara...