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

Accor Hotels … Accor PLUS! 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… Read More

This place is called Friendly Beaches, but chances are you won’t see anyone to be friendly to! The only thing you’ll find here is a beautiful remote beach for you to enjoy. In fact, the only reason we went to Friendly beaches, was because both the h otel reception as well as our pilot from our scenic flight told us to visit Friendly Beaches. The lookout on the maps is a bit… Read More

If you’re planning a trip to Tasmania, there is a good chance you’ve got Wineglass Bay on your list of things to see and it should be. Where is the Wineglass Bay Lookout? Wineglass Bay lookout is located in Freycinet National Park – simply type in Wineglass Bay Lookout into Google Maps and the GPS will take you to the carpark! What you need to enter Freycinet National Park Every vehicle needs… Read More

What do you get when you combine a zoo and a safari? A Zoofari of course! Imagine waking up to the sounds of birds chirping, only to look outside and see giraffes roaming the fields directly outside your lodge. If you’re wanting a safari experience without the long haul flight to Africa, then the Zoofari experience at Taronga Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo is perfect. Where is Taronga Western Plains Zoo? Taronga… Read More