The Workshops Rail Museum

We have lived in our area for quite a few years now. In fact, both of us grew up within around half hour of where we are living now, with the exception of me spending my first 5 years interstate in Victoria before my family moved to Queensland back in the late 1980s. While our current…

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The Magic of the Myer Giftorium

Christmas is one of my favourite times of year and I know I’m not alone in my love of the festive season. There is something very exciting about getting ready for December, and all that follows and since becoming a parent, the Christmas magic is even more special, as you get to see the joy…

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Mt Tamborine – Australia’s Taste of Europe

Sometimes it’s great to escape for a day, without going so far and there are some places that can really transform you into thinking you have travelled much further than you actually have. One of these places not so far from us is Mt Tamborine, located in the Gold Coast Hinterland in Queensland, Australia. Mt…

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Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Lookout and a Proposal

Certain experiences happen in our lives that convert an everyday place into something sentimental and wonderful. For us, one of these places happens to be the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens in Brisbane. Mt Coot-tha is a popular tourist spot in Brisbane, mostly due to the impressive views from the lookout. On a clear day, you…

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Glow Worm Caves – Mt Tamborine

When it has been a while between travel, sometimes you need to make your own adventures closer to home to manage a bit of that wanderlust, so we decided to take a day trip a little over an hour from home, to Mt Tamborine. While we were there, we visited the Glow Worm Caves, since…

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Brisbane City Guide

Brisbane is one of Australia’s best cities, but often becomes more of a transit point for nearby destinations such as the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, or tropical north Queensland. However Brisbane has plenty on offer and it is well worth spending time exploring this city. Think warm weather, river views and gardens, with a backdrop of…

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10 Best Day Trips From Brisbane

While there are plenty of great things to do in and around Brisbane, it also happens to be a great central point to many other must see locations, most of which are only a short day trip away. South East Queensland is full of natural wonders, beautiful beaches and cool attractions, making Brisbane an ideal…

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Dolphin Spotting and the Tangalooma Wrecks

Tangalooma, located in Queensland, Australia is part of the Moreton Bay region. Situated approximately a 75 minute catamaran ride from Brisbane, this is one day trip that is worth making. Not only do you get the chance to witness some memorable wildlife experiences, but the area is also home of the popular diving spot of the…

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3 Things to do in Brisbane’s Western Suburbs

While world travel is an experience that cannot be rivalled, not all of us can pack up and trip around the world full time. Luckily there is plenty of adventure to be found close to home and for us, close to home happens to be the western suburbs of Brisbane, around Ipswich. Brisbane’s western suburbs are…

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