Posts by Sally-Ann

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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 (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...

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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...

What to See in Ubud: A Bali Day Trip

In the centre of Bali is the hippy artist town of Ubud.  Beyond the artists, there are so many more...

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What to Pack for Hand Luggage: Essentials You’ll Need

Some people try to pack in a carry on bag their entire luggage, whilst others put everything into their checked...

My Air Asia Flight Reviews – Perth to Bali Return

“I can’t miss work,” says my husband.  This is my guideline for choosing flights to Bali for a long weekend...

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Fun Things to Do in Legian that are Family-Friendly

On dark golden sandy beaches that are cleaned daily, the southern Balinese beachfront town of Legian is geographically and atmospherically...

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10 Really Useful Travel Accessories

There are some unique travel gadgets out there and then there are some useful travel items.  Not necessarily essential travel...

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Padma Resort Legian Reviews – a Family Friendly Bali Hotel

I was trying to put my head in the sand.  My big five O was looming.  But I didn’t want...

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A Taste of Denmark, WA – 9 Things to Do and See

On the southern coastline of Western Australia is the very relaxed and almost bohemian like town called Denmark (not to...

Fun Ideas and Tips for a Family Road Trip

Planning the ultimate family road trip can feel a bit arduous.  But really it’s not that bad.  All you need...

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