The Gypsy Cottage

The Gypsy Cottage

Tucked away in the hinterland west of the Gold Coast and Brisbane is a quaint little village by the name of Rosewood. Although the village is full of yesteryear charm it was our stay at the nearby Gypsy Cottage that had me excited.  I had seen the most gorgeous images of the cottage, and I knew we Continue reading

Designer Bling for High Rolling Jupiters Casino!

Designer Bling for High Rolling Jupiters Casino!

As temperatures cool in the southern states, Queensland gets just a little bit hotter with the $345 million refurbishment of Jupiters Casino. The new look Jupiter's is sure to entice everyone!  The pure opulence and romance will lure Newly Weds, "Babymooners" and Romantics. High roller's can Continue reading

Mercure Harbourside Cairns

Mercure Harbourside Cairns

Good morning readers and welcome to the glorious view from our suite at the Mercure Harbourside Cairns. It is another beautiful day in tropical North Queensland.  From our balcony we can see jogger making use of the Cairns Esplanade for their early morning exercise regime, couples walking the dog, Continue reading

Shangri-La Hotel Cairns Marina

Shangri-La Hotel Cairns Marina

Whenever I'm daydreaming about taking a holiday it's always to tropical destination. As Mr GG and I flew into Cairns admiring the gorgeous ocean dotted with islands and reef, I had already slipped into holiday mode.  I was looking forward to checking into the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel Cairns, and Continue reading

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Arriving at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort after a long drive was total bliss. As I turned into Manor Circle I was immediately overtaken by a feeling of calm. I'd left the hustle bustle of the Gold Coast traffic behind and there was nothing more pressing to view than manicured lawns and Continue reading

Adina Apartments Family Accommodation in Brisbane

Adina Apartments Family Accommodation in Brisbane

Regular readers would know a lot of my getaways are with the family.  For everyone's comfort and sanity we need family accommodation with enough room and adequate facilities for everyone. I was admiring the view of the Story Bridge in Brisbane when "husband" said to me, "You did well honey." Continue reading

Paradise Resort – Gold Coast

Paradise Resort – Gold Coast

Can you feel the restless energy of little kiddies everywhere as they count down the days until the school holidays? My children conveniently mark off two days at a time thinking the holidays will come quicker, but alas, you can never speed up, or slow down time. Today I wanted to share with you Continue reading

Harajuku Gyoza

Harajuku Gyoza

How do you decide where you’re going to eat when visiting a new area? Sometimes I wander aimlessly around the streets looking for something that takes my fancy. At times I have researched the area prior to my arrival, and have a list of places chosen well before the intended stay.  Mostly, I consult Continue reading

Palazzo Versace – Opulance on the Gold Coast

Palazzo Versace – Opulance on the Gold Coast

“Oh my God” I say to Mr GG and I melt into the sumptuous puffy layers of bedding and linen. “Bed is good!” I am sure I do not spend nearly enough time in bed. At the moment it is 11.30pm and I have just turned to jelly as my tired body, fresh from a gorgeous hot spa fell into bed.  There are so many Continue reading

Finding Nemo – Gold Coast

Finding Nemo – Gold Coast

Finding Nemo on the Gold Coast I have been quite busy lately and I really wanted to spend some quality time with my family. I decided to take advantage of the school holidays and book a quick three day getaway to the Gold Coast.  I didn’t feel like all the hustle and bustle of “The Goldie” so I Continue reading

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