Northcliffe, Western Australia

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"Imagination is more important than knowledge," said Albert Einstein. With this in mind do you like the idea of sparking your imagination and of finding hidden treasure? Of course you do! And one … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Free Things to do in Perth


Spring is in the air and we've just spent a lovely weekend driving around the Swan Valley and cycling along Perth's many (mostly flat) bicycle paths. It got me thinking about just how many free things … [Read more...]

Postcard from Bunbury and The Lighthouse Beach Resort


Hello from Bunbury! It's August and the weather is lovely. It's meant to be winter but the sky is blue and the sun is shining, so obviously Bunbury didn't get the memo today. We're staying … [Read more...]

10 Different Things to do in Fremantle

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Fremantle is a surprise. I never tire of wandering around its historic streets. It has a totally different ambiance to Perth, which is so close in distance, yet so far in character.   Freo is quaint … [Read more...]

Live an Idyllic lifestyle in Dalyellup, Western Australia

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So you want to 'live the life' in Western Australia but you're not quite sure where to start looking? North, South, East, West? The state is huge, about 10 times the size of the UK, and even if … [Read more...]

Weekend Getaway : Top 10 Things to do in Bunbury

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Bunbury has been renamed Funbury - It's Official! Only joking. But the city is a fun place to visit and it is getting a whole lot more attention these days. Someone said, "It's expanding like … [Read more...]

Whale Watching in Geographe Bay and Lunch at The Deck in Busselton

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When you live in Western Australia you become a bit blase with your wildlife terms. It's easy to trot off the tongue statements like: "Oh watch out for kangaroos when you're driving," or, "Let's go … [Read more...]

Want to quit your job and take off on a road trip?

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Thinking of a road trip? There are around 2,620 holiday parks around Australia, and coupled with great weather it's no wonder that people love to camp and caravan. It's a fabulous way to get out and … [Read more...]

Why you should visit Nannup, Western Australia

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When we first arrived in Western Australia we were told about the Golden Triangle. It sounded a little like the Bermuda Triangle and equally as mysterious, given that we had so much to discover … [Read more...]

A trike, a staircase and a silvery moon in Broome, Western Australia


Today ZigaZagers we're going on a magical mystery tour to Broome, way up in the north west of Western Australia. I'm going to take you with me on a unique motorised 'trike-limo' to view a staircase … [Read more...]

Wildflower Trails Western Australia. Why Now is the Prettiest Time to Head North


It’s absolutely no surprise why Western Australia is renowned for its stretch of beautiful coastline. The soft white sand, crystal clear water and beautiful marine life make it a spectacular swimming … [Read more...]

New Baby Dolphin in Bunbury plus some Fast Facts about Dolphins


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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Fire and Ice in Quirky Nannup

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There aren't many places in the world where you can go for a pee in a public toilet block and listen to the  Hallelujah Chorus being sung by a local choir right outside as they practice for their … [Read more...]

What’s it like to be a Tour Guide in the Australian Outback

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Have you ever wanted to pack up, sell up and hit the road big time? Ever asked yourself, how could I do it for a living - what's it like to be a tour guide? A Life on the Road in the Australian … [Read more...]