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...]

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...]