Heaven in the Hills: Araluen

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I'd been told it was a magical place in Springtime. I'd been told to expect a little slice of heaven. But it seems  I didn't believe the rumours because we've managed to stay away from Araluen … [Read more...]

Northcliffe, Western Australia

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"Imagination is more important than knowledge," said Albert Einstein. With this in mind do you like the idea of sparking your imagination and of finding hidden treasure? Of course you do! And one … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Free Things to do in Perth


Spring is in the air and we've just spent a lovely weekend driving around the Swan Valley and cycling along Perth's many (mostly flat) bicycle paths. It got me thinking about just how many free things … [Read more...]

Postcard from Bunbury and The Lighthouse Beach Resort


Hello from Bunbury! It's August and the weather is lovely. It's meant to be winter but the sky is blue and the sun is shining, so obviously Bunbury didn't get the memo today. We're staying … [Read more...]

Coming Up Events you’ll Love in South West Australia

South West Australia

There's always something going on in South West Australia and so there really is no reason to sit at home watching TV in your dressing gown during these winter weekends although you could be forgiven … [Read more...]

3 Family Friendly things to do in South Western Australia

Things to do in South Western Australia

I love living in one of the most remote places on the planet.  There's so much space in South Western Australia yet so much to see and do, which in a crowded world makes me feel truly … [Read more...]

5 Western Australia Foodie Delights You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

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This is a Guest Post by Jayde Ferguson. When you think of Western Australia there are a few key splendours that pop into your head. The stunning coast line and white sandy beaches is definitely one … [Read more...]

What to do in Bunbury and the Geographe Region

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There's nothing we like better than to jump in the car at the weekend and follow our noses with little agenda to travel around the south west of Australia. And I've been really lucky to be tasked … [Read more...]

Sponsored Video : Discover the Northern Territory in a Campervan

Northern Territory, Australia

Sponsored by Britz Campers and Tourism NT. Who loves a campervan trip? You do? That would be me too. The freedom of the open road, stopping at will, pulling into lay byes for a cuppa and … [Read more...]

10 Different Things to do in Fremantle

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Fremantle is a surprise. I never tire of wandering around its historic streets. It has a totally different ambiance to Perth, which is so close in distance, yet so far in character.   Freo is quaint … [Read more...]

Top Margaret River Wineries – Watershed

Top Wineries Margaret River

It was a hot summer day in the Christmas holidays, and a day of little agenda when we could do as we wish, go where we fancied. Bliss. We drove to Bunker Bay for a walk on the beach before our … [Read more...]

Introducing the Fabulous Ferguson Valley (to Fabulous yTravelBlog)

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If you're flying into Perth and time is limited, but you want to see something a little different and off the beaten track, then a visit to The Ferguson Valley two hours south could just be the … [Read more...]

Live an Idyllic lifestyle in Dalyellup, Western Australia

Idyllic lifestyle in Western Australia

So you want to 'live the life' in Western Australia but you're not quite sure where to start looking? North, South, East, West? The state is huge, about 10 times the size of the UK, and even if … [Read more...]

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5 Almost Free Things to Do In Broome

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Broome is sometimes perceived as an expensive destination. Let's face it, it's a long way from Perth and it's a really remote spot, but once you get to know the town, you'll find there's plenty to do … [Read more...]

Foodie things to do in Margaret River. The Margaret River Gourmet Escape


Today I’m feeling like a slug. And the reason for that is that I’ve just been lucky enough to attend the Margaret River Gourmet Escape, a three day food and wine extravaganza held in and around … [Read more...]

Weekend Getaway : Top 10 Things to do in Bunbury

Things to do in Bunbury

Bunbury has been renamed Funbury - It's Official! Only joking. But the city is a fun place to visit and it is getting a whole lot more attention these days. Someone said, "It's expanding like … [Read more...]

Perth Weekend Getaways – Cape Lodge, Margaret River

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When you've had enough of city life and it's time to escape for the weekend to cooler 'down south' climes your thoughts might turn towards the Margaret River region. Ahh, the beaches, the … [Read more...]

Whale Watching in Geographe Bay and Lunch at The Deck in Busselton

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When you live in Western Australia you become a bit blase with your wildlife terms. It's easy to trot off the tongue statements like: "Oh watch out for kangaroos when you're driving," or, "Let's go … [Read more...]

5 Sensational Places to Visit in Margaret River

Places to visit in Margaret River

Every day I wake up and count my blessings to be living in Australia's south west. Not only is there so much to see and do, it's also a gorgeous part of the world where we have world class … [Read more...]