Posts by Sally-Ann

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All the Things to Do in Toodyay, WA for All Ages

If you’ve been struggling to find a Perth day trip that offers lots of variety and something for everyone I...

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Tips to Create Your Family Road Trip Packing List

Is the thought of hitting the open road calling?  No matter whether it be a road trip to camp, caravan,...

Flinders Street Station in Melbourne

What to See in Melbourne City Walks (3 self-guided tours)

I never realised how much there is to see in Melbourne until we visited the city for a week stay...

Perth city from Elizabeth Quay

Fun Things to do in Perth on a Rainy Day

Perth isn’t thought of as a wet city.  If you are visiting Perth you probably hadn’t planned on rainy days. ...

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How to Find Accommodation that’s Right for You and Your Budget

When I discover a new place to visit I am so excited about the prospect of exploring all these new...

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Family-Friendly Holiday Apartment Review of Avani Melbourne Central Residences

Recently we visited the city of Melbourne in Victoria Australia on a family holiday.  I spent weeks during my planning...

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Highlights of a Great Ocean Road Day Trip

As you research your trip to Melbourne, Victoria one of the things that will keep popping up to do will...

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The Most Useful Camping Gear to Enjoy the Outdoors

Can you picture yourself camping in the outdoors?  Whether that be in the wilderness, by the lake, near the beach...

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18 Ideas for Day Trips from Perth, Western Australia

Perth is known as one of the most isolated cities in the world and at times has had a bit...

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What to Take on a Picnic (a Packing Checklist with PDF)

A picnic is one of life’s simple pleasures of relaxing in the outdoors.  Laying on the grass, nibbling on food...

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Books to Inspire Travel across Five Continents

Currently, we are in an era of uncharted territory.  We cannot travel the world, yet we still want to experience...

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Plan Your Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Jewel Cave Tour, Western Australia

On a cold January summer’s day we drive 45 minutes south of Margaret River to the small windswept coastal town...

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Taste Sensations a Margaret River Food Guide

The Margaret River Region in Western Australia’s South West has long been known for its great surfing and delicious wines....

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Wild Encounters at Penguin Island, Western Australia

As a child, we took short family getaways to Shoalwater Beach, located south of Perth in Western Australia.  The beaches...

Riverview Tourist Park review

Riverview Tourist Park, Margaret River Review

Accommodation choices surround the outskirts of the Margaret River town in South Western Australia’s Margaret River Region but few places...

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Bali Travel Checklist: Free PDF Included

You may wonder, “How hard can it really be to pack for Bali?”  Well, to be honest not that hard...

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Waterbom Bali Tips: What You Need to Know Before You Go

Waterbom Park Bali offers a fun day out for all ages. Discover what you need to know before you go with these waterbom Bali tips.

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What to Do in Albany WA: The Must See Tourist Attractions

Unbeknown to me, until I recently visited the town of Albany Western Australia that this is where Western Australia was...

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The Full Guide to the Small Perth Museums, WA

The city of Perth, Western Australia was founded in 1829 and there appears to be a museum to reflect every...

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Things to do Before Travelling with Pre-Travel Checklist PDF

You’ve spent months planning, researching and booking your trip.  Now as the final few months and weeks wiz by the...

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