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

Did you know that Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle was inspired by one of the most visited castles in Germany? Neuschwanstein Castle… pronounced ‘New Swanstone’, is nothing short of a fairytale. We spent a weekend in Munich and took a day trip out to Neuschwanstein Castle in the area of Bavaria. If you’re not sure if it’s worth it, let me tell you right now – it is 100% worth it and the… Read More

Melbourne, Australia… known to many as the city that has a lot of culture, art, food and scenery. It has all of that and more! If you’re heading to Melbourne for a weekend in the city, this has you covered. But, there is so much more to Melbourne than the city itself. There is the Australian Open Tennis, Formula One, the world famous Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island. If you’re heading… Read More

If you’re looking at skiing in Europe, there is a good chance you will need to stop over in one of the spectacular Swiss cities beforehand.  For us, on our way to St Anton, Austria we flew into Zürich, Switzerland for two nights before heading to the slopes. It was our first European winter and it is safe to say neither of us were prepared for how cold it would actually be!… Read More

If you’re looking for some of the best cronuts in Sydney, then Brewtown Newtown is the place to be! A cronut is a croissant-doughnut pastry invented by New York City pasty chef, Dominique Ansel. The pastry is made by frying a laminated dough in grape seed oil and then sugared, filled and glazed. Newtown has a bit of a name for itself, some even suggest it is ‘the’ food and culture hub… Read More