Australia, My Backyard

High Amongst the Treetops

In a bid to explore more of my home state of Queensland, I’ve been keeping a list of places I’m yet to visit. Not having the luxury of being able to travel abroad often, it’s these mini weekend escapes that keep me feeling inspired and also grateful for what I have to see right on my […]

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Australia, Destinations

Tasmania’s East Coast :: Rained Out on the Bay

Our time on Tasmania’s gorgeous east cost didn’t exactly go to plan…it seems Mother Nature had her own agenda during our time by the sea! As we drove towards the coast, from Lake St Claire, the weather gradually started to turn and soon we were driving through heavy fog and bursts of torrential rain. For […]

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Australia, Getting Around

Discover Tasmania :: On the Road

By far, the best way to explore this island state is by car. There are roads linking up each and every part, from coast to coast, taking you past some of the most gorgeous scenery on your travels. We spent 12 hours + driving during our week visit to Tassie, and over those many hours […]

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Australia, Where to Stay

Photo Diary :: Pumphouse Point

An intimate retreat in the heart of World Heritage wilderness – Pumphouse Point I’ve created this additional post from our stay at Pumphouse Point, namely because this place is so damn photogenic! A good portion of my SD card was taken up with images looking out over the lake, the Pumphouse a key feature in […]

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Australia, Where to Stay

Luxury Wilderness Retreat :: Pumphouse Point

Real freedom lies in wilderness, not civilisation – Charles Lindbergh Pumphouse Point would have to be one of the most scenic, captivating and unique stays I’ve had in my travels. Taking up residence in a former (never used) hydro pumphouse, the lodgings as they stand now are a result of the vision and more than […]

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Australia, Destinations

Waterfalls and Wonderment :: Mt Field National Park

Tasmania is renowned for it’s largely untouched landscapes and it’s countless national parks (nearly each one heritage listed). For those reasons alone, it’s only natural that a visit to the island state involves plenty of time exploring the outdoors! On our way from Hobart to Lake St Claire, we took a little detour and stopped at Mt […]

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Australia, Destinations

24 Hours in Hobart, Tasmania

Tasmania has risen higher and higher on my travel bucket list over the past year and so I didn’t hesitate when the opportunity to visit came up! It was a holiday to celebrate – my birthday, my partners birthday (just days apart) and our 5 year anniversary the month before. With so much to be thankful for, […]

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