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”...
Top 10 Things to do in the Hunter Valley

Top 10 Things to do in the Hunter Valley

What are the Top 10 things to do in the Hunter Valley? Good morning readers, I hope you have been enjoying our Gourmet Getaways Hunter Valley series.  Mr GG, Alesah & myself have had a great time putting together these stories. If you have been reading our...
Cabo Cantina Venice Beach

Cabo Cantina Venice Beach

Hello, Sunshine! After just finishing the Mexican leg of the journey you might have thought we would have had our fill of Mexican food. Nope… not even close. We arrived back in America and headed straight for our second home, Venice Beach to satisfy our craving...