How to make the most of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape

I love the Margaret River Gourmet Escape, and we try to attend every year. Not only is it interesting to see celebrity chefs in action, but the gourmet village is a great place to taste a huge array … [Read more...]

Top Margaret River Wineries – Watershed

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...]

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...]

Perth Weekend Getaways – Cape Lodge, Margaret River

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...]

5 Sensational 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...]

The Cape to Cape road trip in South West Australia

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...]

5 Luxury Getaways in Western Australia

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...]

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

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

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...]

The Margaret River Gourmet Escape

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...]

Episode1. Beaches and Breweries. Duckstein Brewery Margaret River

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...]

12 Reasons you should travel around Western Australia

Trying to limit myself to find just 12 reasons for you to travel around Western Australia, was an exercise in containment. This amazing State is so huge and varied that you could pack your bags for a … [Read more...]

Sensational Luxury Accommodation in Margaret River Region

Yesterday I wrote about Budget Accommodation in Margaret River, so to balance the scales, today I'm writing about luxury. Not any kind of luxury mind you, but movie star luxury, the sort of high … [Read more...]

Budget Accommodation in Margaret River, South West Australia

"But Western Australia is SO expensive" a member of my family complained after a couple of days whilst here on a two week visit from the UK. I nodded in agreement. It is, and especially coming from … [Read more...]

Australia Day in Margaret River

It's late afternoon and a cooling breeze is rustling through the tall peppy and gum trees around Riverglen. A kookaburra is cackling and two green parrots are peeping at me from a branch as they inch … [Read more...]

Margaret River Wineries, Shakespeare and a little farm cottage tucked deep in the woods.

Margaret River Wineries offer much more than just wine. "Thank God it's Friday," I said as I picked He Himself up from work last week. "Me too," he replied as we put on our sunnies and headed … [Read more...]

Four fabulous things to do in Margaret River and the surrounding region.

Four Reasons in one day. Forest, beaches, sensational wine and scrumptious new generation Aussie food. Definitely four reasons to visit Margaret River for a day. Great things to do in Margaret … [Read more...]

Amazing Western Australia 2012 Highlights in 113 Pictures.

Living in Western Australia. What a year it's been. And how lucky I've been to continue exploring Western Australia. I still wake up everyday counting my blessings to be living in such a beautiful … [Read more...]

3 Funky Cafes in The South West

"Deja Brew - The Feeling that you've had this coffee before." Author Unknown Don't you love Funky Cafes? You know, the sort that are quaint and quirky, that serve good food, and preferably also … [Read more...]

Cape Lodge Margaret River and 11 Great Things to Do in the Region

Have you ever wanted to feel like Royalty, just for one night? You know, whisked away to somewhere exclusive and beautiful that's hidden from the world at large, where everything is top of the … [Read more...]