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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Groovy Greenbushes

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Groovy Greenbushes We’ve driven past the turn off to Greenbushes so many times. It’s on a hill within spitting distance of Bridgetown, and to tell you the truth because we’ve always so close to our … [Read more...]

Buy Local Christmas Gifts this Christmas

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It’s easy to fall into the trap of  spending a fortune at Christmas - the shops obviously encourage it, bewildering the harried shopper with numerous offers that make you start thinking “who do I know … [Read more...]

The Bridgetown Blues Festival

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We love November because it's nearly summertime, the weather settles and it's time for the annual Bridgetown Blues Festival in South West Australia. Bands from all over Australia and New Zealand … [Read more...]

The Margaret River Gourmet Escape

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I'd been looking forward to the Margaret River Gourmet Escape ever since the first adverts came out. First of all I love Leeuwin Estate (so beautiful) and secondly despite my widening girth, I … [Read more...]

Top beaches in south west Australia and Eagle Bay Brewing Co.

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Welcome ZigaZag travellers to Part 3 of the Beaches and Breweries series. If you love a good beach, a cooling beer and a bite to eat then you've come to the right place because you're going to be … [Read more...]

Geographe Crush Food and Wine Festival, Bunbury, South West Australia

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When we arrived to live in Bunbury nearly five years ago, I didn't know what to expect. It was a small regional town set deep in an area I knew little about, and a big part of me yearned to live in … [Read more...]

Pure luxury at Empire Retreat. “Beaches and Breweries” Part 2.

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Getting away from it all is something we love to do, and although I do love being in the bush, you have to remember (ahem, Dave) that I'm a girl, so I'm also quite keen on the idea of not being too … [Read more...]

Episode1. Beaches and Breweries. Duckstein Brewery Margaret River

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You’d be mistaken if you think that Margaret River is all about wine. Of course it is in one sense but there’s a growing boutique beer brewing industry that is not only close-knit but also creative, … [Read more...]

21 Awesome Things To Do in Pemberton and around the Southern Forests

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In Springtime the little south west towns are all bursting with new life, and there's nothing we like doing better than taking a trip south. It's probably my favourite time of year for a road trip … [Read more...]

Top things to do around Walpole and Pemberton taking roads less travelled.

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We pulled out the maps, scoured the guidebooks and dived onto the internet for we had a weekend free and were looking for things to do around Walpole and Pemberton that were off the beaten … [Read more...]