Packing for Tasmania? Trust me, you want to make sure you’re prepared! The weather changes dramatically, beanie and gloves one day and shorts and t-shirt the other. Packing guide for Tasmania We have put together a packing guide for your trip to Tasmania. For detailed information, our preferred brands as well as some amazing pictures, keep reading! Waterproof & Windproof Jacket Vest Hiking Boots & Socks Backpack Mosquito Repellant Car Hire Hat… Read More

Looking for the perfect view over Wineglass Bay and the rest of Freycinet National Park? You simply cannot beat a scenic flight with Freycinet Air, the view was spectacular even on an overcast day! We checked into the Freycinet Lodge where we spent two nights and were speaking with the reception team (who might I add were great!) about the area and what they would recommend we see to ensure we get the… Read More

Quick overview, scroll down if you’re after the details… We love the Accor Hotels brand, from luxury to economy, you’ll find the properties spread across 92 countries, over 3,400 hotels and what we love most, is that the brand is consistent. It doesn’t matter whether you book a hotel in London, Budapest, Morocco or Australia, you’ll find the brand true to its name. Being loyal to a brand, that’s where this guide… Read More

So you’ve planned a trip to Tasmania and you’re wanting to see as much as you can possibly fit in. The only way to see Tasmania properly is by hiring a car and doing it yourself. Which car hire company do you choose? We booked our car through Hertz. The booking process is simple and hassle free and their prices are competitive. We are also Hertz Gold Plus Rewards members, so booking through… Read More

Just past the wonderful Freycinet Lodge, you will see a sign to the left for Sleepy Bay and Cape Tourville – Lighthouse. Once you have parked in the carpark, it is a quick and easy 10 minute walk down to the lookout of Sleepy Bay, which has been known for its rough seas! Once you’ve relaxed and enjoyed the views at Sleepy Bay, you can take a 30 minute return walk down… Read More

Hotel:  Holiday Inn Old Sydney Location:  The Rocks, Sydney, Australia Room:  King Superior Room Perfect for: Couples, Families.. anyone wanting to explore Sydney! Category: 4 Star If you’re planning a trip to Sydney and want to stay in the heart of the city, the Holiday Inn Old Sydney fits that bill.  Located in Sydney’s historic precinct, The Rocks, the Holiday Inn is close to Sydney city’s main attractions and with the Holiday Inn you can Explore… Read More

Have you ever wondered what The Rocks and Circular Quay looked like 150 years ago? It’s hard to imagine isn’t it? Close your eyes, take away the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Circular Quay… actually, take away everything and that’s where the story begins. If you’re wanting to get to know the history behind Sydney’s The Rocks then be sure to hop on the only walking tour in The Rocks area. As part… Read More

Honeymoon Bay, can you get a nicer sounding bay than that? Located at the edge of the beautiful Freycinet Lodge, Honeymoon Bay is  a gorgeous swimming spot and the water is crystal clear. Although we had slightly overcast weather, the area was pretty. We walked from our lodge, through the hotel grounds and to the bay. We walked through a bushy walkway where we saw some local wildlife and then walked over… Read More

Did you know that Sicily is actually the largest Mediterranean Island? Nope? Well, I didn’t either until I started planning my holiday there! A bit about Sicily Located in the central Mediterranean Sea, Sicily’s most famous landmark is Mount Etna, which happens to be the tallest volcano in Europe and one of the most active in the world. Sicily has a very typical Mediterranean climate, which means nice and hot in summer!… Read More

Cape Tourville Lighthouse & Lookout offer some beautiful views. The walk is only 20 minutes to do the whole 600m circuit, so it is worth stopping in, even if you only have a short time to visit. Some helpful information can be found on the Tasmania Parks Website. From Tasman Highway (A3) take road C302. Once inside Freycinet National Park, follow the main road, then turn left onto the Cape Tourville Road…. Read More