Paperbark Camp, Jervis Bay – Glamping at it’s finest.

Just in case you’ve been hiding under a rock, there is a new travel trend that satisfies both your craving for the great outdoors and your penchant for the finer things in life. The perfect blend of being at one with nature, yet still enjoying a hassle free getaway, where you can put your feet up, enjoy a good meal, a nice glass of wine, and a comfortable bed.

Yes my friends, it’s GLAMPING!

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Winter escape ideas to keep the soul warm and your feet moving!

Well, Winter is officially upon us here in Australia and I’m not sure about you but I’m already going a little nuts. Gone are the early morning laps at South Curl Curl, and the balmy sunset strolls along Freshie beach. I’ve had to swap my Havaianas for my Uggies and it’s only just begun! (eeeek!)

It may surprise you, but I’m a definite summer soul (despite my love for the snow), so this cold, wet and windy weather can leave me feeling a little ‘blah’.

It probably doesn’t help that I haven’t left Australia in 4 months (but who’s counting?) and my feet are restless, so it has got me thinking … How do you stay sane when the weather cools down and you start going a little stir crazy at home? You take mini breaks and indulge in a staycation or two of course!

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The Hunter Valley – A ‘Grape’ Escape

The Hunter Valley has long been a popular choice for a weekend getaway or a destination in it’s own right when visiting Australia, so I thought I’d highlight my recent visit and let you know some of the truly awesome things that you can get up to whilst you’re there.


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The Atlantic Byron Bay – Beach house bliss in the heart of Byron.

If you’re looking for the perfect escape from the real world, be it a romantic getaway, a babymoon, a girls weekend or just somewhere beautiful to breathe for a while, then look no further than the stunning Atlantic Byron Bay.

From the minute you walk in, the scent of the lime and coconut PALM BEACH candles instantly transports you to a distant Caribbean island, and it’s easy to forget you’re in the heart of Byron Bay.

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Sydney’s new wave of Luxury hotels (and they might surprise you!)

For most of us, when you’re asked to name one of the worlds most luxurious cities, destinations like Paris, New York, Milan or Tokyo would probably spring to mind in an instant.

While Sydney is definitely up there in terms of most ‘expensive’ cities in the world, it may not be one of the obvious choices for the ultimate luxury destination, however the opening of the Langham Hotel Sydney, may just change all of that.

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There’s more to New Zealand than sheep & hobbits! (Take 2)

Well…. It appears some spammers got the better of this post, so i’ve had to delete it and re-post! If anyone has any advice for avoiding the SPAM that comes through on here, please let me know…..

Otherwise, here is my post on all things New Zealand…. Take 2!

For this week’s blog I posted the task to my Facebook audience to suggest a travel related subject for me to inspire them about, and the chosen subject is ‘New Zealand, Must do’s’.

There was just 1 response to my call out for suggestions, so Megan… this one’s for you! 😉

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