The Blackman Hotel – Art Series Hotel St Kilda

The Blackman Hotel – Art Series Hotel St Kilda

Melbourne on the run! What would you do if you had just 24hours in this city? Where would you stay? What should you see? Where would you eat? Every time I visit Melbourne I seem to be on an unrealistic schedule.  On this trip, my arrival into Melbourne was...
Tamar Valley Wine Tasting Tasmania

Tamar Valley Wine Tasting Tasmania

Did you know the Tamar Valley wine region is the oldest wine-producing region in Australia? With more than thirty cellar doors spread over 170 km, the Tamar Valley produces 40% of Tasmanian wines. We have been enjoying these elegant, cool climate wines so much we are...
Cheap Bali Holidays – A Review

Cheap Bali Holidays – A Review

Have you ever wondered how to have a cheap Bali holiday? I’m not talking about a backpacker experience here, I mean a cheap, luxurious Balinese getaway. Maybe you’ve seen the cheap Bali accommodation offers on websites such as Groupon? These companies...
Pacific Dawn ULTIMATE Independant Cruise Ship Review

Pacific Dawn ULTIMATE Independant Cruise Ship Review

Here we are on board the P & O Pacific Dawn.  This is our first time on a cruise holiday, and I am a little in awe of the size of the ship and the number of people on board. The ship is packed to the brim.   Anyway, we found our way to the room.  For the...
Margaret River in a Mouthful -7 Top Wineries

Margaret River in a Mouthful -7 Top Wineries

One of the leading regions of the Australian wine world, Margaret River is a holiday haven for wine lovers. Today I am sharing an introduction to seven of the top Margaret River wineries, so you know exactly where to go and what to drink while you’re there. So what...
5 Barossa Wineries Where You Can Taste a Top Drop

5 Barossa Wineries Where You Can Taste a Top Drop

As you may have guessed from my recent stories on the Barossa Valley I love South Australian wines. Mr GG and I make a point of booking a Gourmet Getaway to Adelaide periodically to explore this region. In the past, we have booked an Adelaide hotel and taken side...
Surf Spots on the Coffs Coast

Surf Spots on the Coffs Coast

Surf Spots on the Coffs Coast  & Coffs Harbour Learn to Surf Schools Coffs Harbour is a beachside town famous for holidaymakers from around Australia, with miles of unspoilt beaches, so it stands to reason that as locals, our lives revolve around the water.  There...
Pick Your Own Blueberries on the Coffs Coast

Pick Your Own Blueberries on the Coffs Coast

Looking for something a little different to do on the Coffs Coast during your holidays? Why not pick your own blueberries? Pack a picnic lunch and take the family blueberry picking. We did this the other day and everyone had a BLAST!! The “pick your own”...