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Like many of you, the thought of getting up close and personal with a tiger sounds incredible! To be able to feed these creatures was an experience of a lifetime. We had the luxury of staying at Taronga Western Plains Zoo Zoofari Lodge and spent two days exploring the incredible zoo which felt more like roaming around in Africa somewhere as you can drive through the zoo (bike, electric buggy or car). We… Read More

Hotel:  Freycinet Lodge Location:  Freycinet National Park, Tasmania Room:  Premier Spa Cabin Perfect for: Romantic getaway or for wanting to be in the perfect spot for Freycinet National Park tourist activities! Category: Luxury cabins If you’re wanting to visit Freycinet National Park and be amongst all of the action, then Freycinet Lodge is the place for you! Located in the world famous Freycinet National Park, moments away from Wineglass Bay, the lodge has… Read More

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

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

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

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

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 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