Western Australia

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. ...

quokka marsupial animal

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...

Looking across cottages and buildings towards the lighthouse

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...

four types of cheese on a wooden board

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....

ferry heading towards penguin island

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...

dog rock the iconic things to see in Albany Western Australia

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...

outside the old King Edward Memorila Hospital

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...

A view of the ocean from William Bay National Park in Denmark WA

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...

The Gap, Albany's viewing platform in Torndirrup National Park Western Australia

What to See at Torndirrup National Park, Albany WA

Torndirrup National Park is a 30-minute scenic drive from the centre of Albany, Western Australia.  Some of the most well-known...

The Brig Amity replica sailing boat in Albany

Discover Old Town Albany WA – Historic Albany Sites

Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, it is even older than my home town of Perth – a...

Cloudy dat at Emu Beach, Albany Western Australia

Big4 Emu Beach Holiday Park Review, Albany Western Australia

It’s not often you can find a location let alone an accommodation that caters for all demographics.  We recently stayed...

The tree top walkway in the Valley of the Giants WA

Two Perspectives of the Valley of the Giants, Western Australia

The trees of Western Australia are unique, particularly those in the Valley of the Giants.  These giant trees in the...

Grape vines part of the food in Swan valley wine region

Swan Valley Food Delights

I love visiting the Swan Valley located 20 minutes east of my hometown of Perth (see map below).  It is...

17 More Things to Do in Wave Rock, Hyden

When I mentioned to family and friends that we were off to Wave Rock they asked, “Have you been there?”...

Reviewing the cabins at Wave Rock cCaravan park, Hyden Western Australia

Wave Rock Accommodation: The Best Places to Stay in Hyden

Wave Rock (as it is famously known) is located just outside the West Australian town of Hyden.  Roughly a four-hour...

man and boy walking through Pemberton Western Australia forests

Cheap Things to Do in Pemberton, Western Australia

Pemberton is a small town located in South West Australia.  With a population of just over 750 people, you’d wonder why...

My review of a Pemberton farm stay at Diamond Forest Cottages in the Southern forests region of Western Austalia

A Pemberton Farm Stay Review: Diamond Forest Cottages

As I hand back our Diamond Forest Cottage key to our hosts Mark and Kerriann, my son Lewis is presented...

Discover what you need to knwo before taking a perth Mint Tour in Western Australia

A Perth Mint Tour: What You Need to Know

Rotating in front of me without any protective casing is the one-tonne gold kangaroo coin, 60cm in diameter and about 10cm...

Things to Do in Cervantes WA (and Nearby)

Cervantes town was named after an American Whaling Vessel called “Cervantes” that shipwrecked here in 1844.  Today roughly 500 people...

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