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...]

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...]

Kalgoorlie The Gold Capital of Australia

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Kalgoorlie is one of those places you’ll either love or hate. It’s not a lie by the beach and read a book kind of town, but rather a place that begs to be explored. "It's like the Wild West," my … [Read more...]

13 Fabulous Things To Do in Fremantle on a Long Weekend

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One of the great things about living in the South West is that we have a smorgasbord of choice when it comes to where to go for a long weekend. Should we head south to the forests, wine estates and … [Read more...]

The camels of Cable Beach

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There’s something magical about long trains of camels ambling along a picture perfect beach beside the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. And there’s something even more magical if you’re … [Read more...]