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Things to do in Bunbury – Opera!

A slice of life from WA! That's what we try to bring you on The ZigaZag Mag. And today it's all about cultural things to do in Bunbury - specifically, go to an Opera! Why not? Opera Australia … [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...]

What to do in Bunbury and the Geographe Region

There's nothing we like better than to jump in the car at the weekend and follow our noses with little agenda to travel around the south west of Australia. And I've been really lucky to be tasked … [Read more...]

Introducing the Fabulous Ferguson Valley (to Fabulous yTravelBlog)

If you're flying into Perth and time is limited, but you want to see something a little different and off the beaten track, then a visit to The Ferguson Valley two hours south could just be the … [Read more...]

Live an Idyllic lifestyle in Dalyellup, Western Australia

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

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...]

Volunteering with Dolphins

This is a guest post by Catherine Curnow, a ZigaZag reader who is currently volunteering at the Dolphin Discovery Centre in Bunbury. Volunteering at Bunbury’s Dolphin Discovery Centre If you’re … [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...]

Greetings from Western Australia and The Year that Was 2013.

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...]

Buy Local Christmas Gifts this Christmas

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...]

Geographe Crush Food and Wine Festival, Bunbury, South West Australia

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...]

How to feel happy in 5 photos

Sunset and sunrise is a brilliant time of the day in Western Australia, especially during Autumn when the sky often conjures up the most amazing palette of colours. If I'm up early enough to watch … [Read more...]

What’s the price of a cup of coffee in your neck of the woods?

Just today my hubby said to me: "Remember how I paid $4 for two slices of toast at VAT2 in Bunbury a few weeks ago when we had breakfast there, and how we all thought it was shocking?" "Yes ..." … [Read more...]

Anzac Day in Bunbury

We stand shoulder to shoulder in the darkness of early morning. The sun begins to rise over the inlet heralding a blood red dawn. My heart is thumping and I hold back the tears. It's the 25th … [Read more...]

The real truth about dining out in South West Australia

Call me long in the tooth, call me Humbug,  but there are certain things that tick me off these days and one of them is paying good money for mediocre food in restaurants that offer bad … [Read more...]

12 Reasons you should travel around Western Australia

Trying to limit myself to find just 12 reasons for you to travel around Western Australia, was an exercise in containment. This amazing State is so huge and varied that you could pack your bags for a … [Read more...]

Dolphin Discovery Centre and why a dolphin encounter can be life changing.

It’s not everyday that you get to commune with wild dolphins, and so when I was invited to visit the Dolphin Discovery Centre in Bunbury, I jumped at the chance. I love dolphins and getting close … [Read more...]

Sunset & Sunrise Saturday

Do you love a golden Sunset? I know I do. And since we moved to Western Australia, we've been blessed with the most beautiful sunsets you can imagine. WA is a fabulous place for sunsets and a … [Read more...]

Geographe Crush Wine Exhibition

They say that "Old wine and old friends are best," now while that may be true for some, I have to say that in my four years' living in the South West I've found that new wine and new friends are in no … [Read more...]

6 Waterside Restaurants to rave about in Bunbury, Western Australia

When the sun is shining and the day is long, what better way to while away an hour or so than sitting at a waterfront restaurant in Western Australia and watching the world go by? He Himself … [Read more...]