One perfect day in Southern QLD Country

Sometimes you just need the wide open spaces. Endless blue skies, rolling green and gold hills, plunging waterfalls, good ol’ country hospitality and roadside pumpkin stands. Wineries, distilleries, orchards & dairies with cheese-so-good-you-could-eat-it-with-a-spoon certainly don’t hurt either. Southern Queensland Country is at its most beautiful in Autumn when the crisp country air gets a little chilly and the trees erupt in flaming golden foliage. A … Continue reading One perfect day in Southern QLD Country

Itinerary: Brisbane to Waterfall Way Roadtrip

Need a getaway beyond the usual beaches? Leave the city behind and explore Queensland’s country towns on your way to one of the most beautiful drives in Australia – Waterfall Way. Before this trip, Northern NSW was a bit of a mystery to me – despite its proximity to Brisbane, I had no idea what lay across the border except for Byron Bay, Sydney and … Continue reading Itinerary: Brisbane to Waterfall Way Roadtrip

On the road to Waterfall Way

Before this trip, Northern NSW was a bit of a mystery to me – despite its proximity to Brisbane, I had no idea what lay across the border except for Byron Bay and Sydney and some nice beaches. I really knew nothing about Tenterfield; where Australia’s federation movement was born, Armidale; Australia’s highest city or most shockingly, Waterfall Way; the most beautiful drive in New … Continue reading On the road to Waterfall Way

September Recap

A year ago this month, I returned from an amazing adventure through France, Italy, Greece & Turkey with my best friend. It seems fitting that this month, I enjoyed more of Australia. I loved every minute of my third trip to Europe, but upon returning home I promised myself that I’d see more of Australia in 2014. This month I’ve enjoyed the warmer weather with … Continue reading September Recap

Postcards: Posing with Wallabies in the Bunya Mountains

When I was studying overseas I was often asked whether I had kangaroos in my backyard. I live in a major city, so sadly I don’t. If I lived in the Bunya Mountains, in Southern Queensland Country, I could have fulfilled my foreign friend’s cliched imaginings of what it is like to be Australian. Well, almost. They still would not have helped me with my homework … Continue reading Postcards: Posing with Wallabies in the Bunya Mountains