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


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


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


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...]

29 Awesome things to see and do in Bali

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Bali. Ahh, the very word conjures up exotic scenes, tropical gardens, amazing temples, beaches, swimming pools and a completely different culture. Yet, geographically Bali is only three and a half … [Read more...]

Top 15 Amazing Things To Do In Broome, North Western Australia

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Life is so different in Broome. It's like being in another country. There’s Broome time, and there’s everywhere else time. It’s remote. It's scenically beautiful. It’s unique, and it’s miles … [Read more...]

Why basking in a Bali style resort in Broome is good for you

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Some time ago I was sitting at the hairdresser's when a Travel Agent I knew came in and sat down next to me to get his monthly short back and sides. While we were both having our hair cut (mine was … [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...]

Things to do in Surfers Paradise without going to a Gold Coast Theme Park

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I'm going to take you on a little holiday today, away from lovely Western Australia, and to the exciting Gold Coast in Queensland instead. Why's that? I hear you ask. Well, the 2013 Problogger … [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...]

10 Action Packed things to do in Kalbarri

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It's no secret that I love getting away from it all during our South West winters, and July, August and September are great months for heading north on a Roadtrip in WA, when the weather in the south … [Read more...]