Cycle Cruise Holidays. Island hopping in Croatia.

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We've just returned from a fabulous trip to Europe and one of the things we really enjoyed was a Cycle Cruise with the Katarina Line in Croatia. As the weather is wet and windy in South West … [Read more...]

Hackersley Wine Estate and Restaurant – five star dining

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When the weather's wet and cold in South West Australia, there's nothing better we like to do than get out for a long lazy Sunday lunch with friends and family. Especially at a wine estate with … [Read more...]

Europe Ahoy!

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  I'm lucky to be in Europe at the moment visting 10 different countries! For the first part of the tour we're travelling with Expat Explore a fabulous overland tour company, and then we'll … [Read more...]

Volunteering with Dolphins

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This is a guest post by Catherine Curnow, a ZigaZag reader who is currently volunteering at the Dolphin Discovery Centre in Bunbury. Volunteering at Bunbury’s Dolphin Discovery Centre If you’re … [Read more...]

How to avoid Excess Baggage Fees

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You know the feeling. You're waiting in line at the aiport check-in desk and your hold luggage is over the weight allowance. You know it is because just this morning you had to sit on your suitcase … [Read more...]

5 Tips for creating a Balinese Garden and a sneak peak of ours in WA

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Welcome to my Balinese garden which is looking a little wet this morning. As soon as I heard the rain I knew I just had to get out as soon as I woke up and take some photos. The garden was … [Read more...]

The Great Barrier Reef – What to expect and 8 Top Tips

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Some say that the Australian winter is the best time for a holiday in Queensland and after a trip to Cairns and Port Douglas last year I can vouch that the weather during July and August can be … [Read more...]

Who’s for a Road Trip Australia? Try the Cape to Cape in the South West!

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This post is sponsored by Nuffnang. Let's Go - Road Trip Australia - LoVe Drives - The South West Cruising between the two capes of the south west region of Australia on a sunny summer's day, I … [Read more...]

Lazing around and looking for dolphins at Lancelin

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In all the rush and hurry of daily chores and to do lists it's often easy to forget about the big wide open spaces around us, such at the beautiful stretch of beach at Lancelin above. So much … [Read more...]

8 Weird and Wonderful Things about Broome Pearls

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I'm whisking you back to Broome in North West Australia today, and we're going to visit a remote pearl farm, where the sea and the sky merge in the most perfect blues you ever will see. I think … [Read more...]

New Baby Dolphin in Bunbury plus some Fast Facts about Dolphins

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The first baby dolphin of 2014 has just been born in Koombana Bay! How cute is the little bub above?! "We took this photo on Valentines day. The calf, who we've just named "Cookie" is doing well and … [Read more...]

Sponsored Video : Safety in Paradise via Air New Zealand

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This is a sponsored post via Air New Zealand. Safety in Paradise. Funny, just the other day I was at the Perth Holiday and Travel show and one of the things Dave and I chatted about was taking a … [Read more...]

Sponsored Video : ibis Hotels Ultimate Sleep.

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Out of the comfort zone on Devil's Mountain One of the most important things for me when I'm travelling is a good night's sleep. I think my obsession with uninterrupted zzz's goes back to the days … [Read more...]

5 Luxury Getaways in Western Australia

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Love a bit of Luxury? I know I do, and if there's a chance to take off for a weekend for spa treatments, fine wine and wonderful food then I'm your gal! So I thought today I'd pick 5 of our … [Read more...]

Outback Australia. An Adventure in the Kimberley – Kununurra Dreaming

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Welcome to Day 8 of an  exciting 12 day adventure traveling overland in the Kimberley region of North West Australia. We're in the Eastern Kimberley at Kununurra camping in a beautiful site near a … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things to do in Margaret River and the surrounding region

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We’ve just returned from a weekend of discovery down south that included a stay in a fairytale cottage in the forest, a Shakespeare production  outside by the vines at Voyager Estate, and a very … [Read more...]

Why take holidays in Bali when you live in Western Australia?

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Bali has been Western Australia’s playground for holidays for over 30 years, but over the past few years it's been getting quite a bit of bad press. Although Bali has changed radically since I … [Read more...]

Take a Walk on the Art Side around Margaret River … and beyond

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As much as I love food, wine and having a good time, sometimes it’s necessary to rein in my philistine and bolster my culture vulture which often skulks in the sidelines. On those occasions there’s … [Read more...]

Greetings from Western Australia and The Year that Was 2013.

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Although I love end of year round-ups, I know that not everyone is as lucky as I've been this year, and so I'm hesitant (as I always am after a good year) to blow my bugle too loudly. We've been … [Read more...]

Top 10 Places in Western Australia by The WA Tastemaster

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Western Australia is an extraordinary State, and who better to let us into a few insider secrets than a very special Guest Poster today, Rich Keam, who has one of the best jobs in the world. Yes … [Read more...]