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Welcome! Welcome!

Thank you for visiting ZigaZag. I’m Jo and I’m so happy you’re here.

I’m passionate about Western Australia so you can expect to discover a slice of life in WA – regular blog posts about where to go, what to do and what it’s like to live and holiday in the region.

  • Top Tips and hints about living, traveling, playing and working in Australia’s largest State.

But before I forget, there’s something else I’d like you to do first.

Join the WAvolution!

Just to make sure we don’t lose touch, please subscribe to ZigaZag. All you have to do is put your email address in the box below and hit “Subscribe” to receive regular updates and a free eBook.



Now for first timers to ZigaZag, here are a few things you might need to know in order to find your way around.

Where will I find the Home Page?

You’ll find the Home Page at the top left hand corner of the navigation bar. Click on “Home Page” here and all the most recent posts will be displayed in chronological order. Just scroll down until you find something that interests you and to read the full post click on “Read More” after the introduction.

ZigaZag’s most Popular Posts

In order to save you some time, here are some of ZigaZag’s most read posts:-

Fun things to do in Perth at night

23 Things to do in Albany

How to create a Balinese garden in your backyard

Help it’s a Melanoma! Why you Should get your skin checked regularly.

29 Awesome things to do in Bali

10 Things to do in Pemberton

13 Things to do in Busselton, the Event Capital of the South West

Why you should escape to the Kimberley in the Australian Outback

ZigaZag and Jo around the Web

  •  If you’d like to connect on Facebook, here’s the link to ZigaZag on Facebook
  • If you’d like to connect on Twitter, I’m @johannaAcastro
  • And please connect with me here at Google+
  • On Instagram
  • On Pinterest
  • If you write articles about Western Australia or Travel Blogging then I welcome you as a Guest Blogger. Please contact me for Writers’ Guidelines.
  • If you’d like to read a post or two, why not check out the sidebar and ‘Popular Posts’ to see which ones are trending.

More about how to navigate your way around.

The top navigation bar displays all ZigaZag’s pages, and also the various categories. Hover over a page title and sometimes there will be a drop-down box offering you more options. You’ll see lots of towns and regions in the Western Australia drop box for instance which you can click on for more information.

In the right hand sidebar you’ll find a Search box. If you want to find out about somewhere or something in particular just type your search words  and if I’ve written about it you’ll be offered a selection of posts.

Anyway, I’m so happy that you’re here and I really do look forward to seeing you in the Comments Section! Please comment at the end of posts, don’t be shy. I love to know what you’re thinking :)

By the way, have you subscribed?

Or do you have any other questions? You could email me at: jo@jocastro dot com


  1. Hi Johanna, so fabulous to find you, another blogger in my age bracket, via Middle Aged Mama’s blog post today. Oh I envy your travels!! I haven’t done much – a little – hopefully more to come! Look forward to living vicariously through you in the meantime! :-) Min x
    Min@MinsMash recently posted..365 Grateful – Days 351 to 354My Profile

  2. Hello Min! Thank you! Lovely to meet you too, and I really hope I can take you on an interesting journey via ZigaZag until you begin your own travels :)

  3. Hi Jo – On my latest post I’ve nominated you to tell us your Top 5 destinations. Would love it if you’d join in but no worries if it’s not what you do. Have a great day. Pam :-)
    Pam recently posted..Top 5 Destinations that I just have to go back to.My Profile

  4. Thanks Pam, will do :)

  5. Dear Johanna ,

    We really admire your blog and the passion you manifest for travelling. Our company Homecamp has similar beliefs and our team comprises of travel fanatics. The company started off in 2013, by two travel lovers who believe in the saying, “Travel is the ultimate inspiration” and wish to share this inspiration through their vision of Homecamp.

    Homecamp Australia is the new and improved Airbnb for campers and travellers.We brings together campers and people owning an outdoor spot that can accommodate either tents campervan or motorhomes. Our aim is to build a dynamic camping community and spread the wanderlust magic. For more details you can visit our website at- or like our Facebook page-

    We were wondering if you would be interested in doing a blog article on us and what we do to spread the world to all the travel enthusiasts. We can always provide the necessary content that you will require. We look forward to hearing from you.

    We will also be more than happy to spread the word about your blog in our Homecamp community!

    Best Regards,
    The Homecamp Team

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