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The Ultimate Guide To Margaret River, Australia

The Ultimate Guide To Margaret River, Australia

A Lovely Planet’s guide to Margaret River, Australia.     Margaret River, Australia was my grandma’s favourite place. She used to visit Perth every year as my uncle, aunt and cousins live there and she would often make the trip south to Margaret River. I visited once when I was 15 and though we didn’t…

The Whitsundays: How To Experience The Best Of The Whitsunday Islands

The Whitsundays: How To Experience The Best Of The Whitsunday Islands

I first visited the Whitsundays in 2008, while travelling the east coast of Australia with my sister. A boozy night in Airlie Beach followed by some rough weather conditions meant that I spent my first day in the Whitsunday Islands being sick over the side of our boat. Far from ideal. However, I do remember…

A Weekend In Hobart, Tasmania

A Weekend In Hobart, Tasmania

    Tasmania, or Tassie, as it’s often known, has been on my travel hit list since I arrived in Sydney. Then last year I watched the film ‘Lion’ on a flight to New Zealand (and cried my eyes out!), and knew I had to make it happen. The film is largely set in and…

Mantra Collins Hotel, Hobart – Review

Mantra Collins Hotel, Hobart – Review

During my recent trip to beautiful Tasmania, I stayed at the Mantra Collins Hotel in Hobart. I’ve stayed at a few of Peppers Hotels, which are part of the Mantra portfolio, and these had all been lovely, so had high expectations for Mantra Collins.     Mantra has two hotels in Hobart, Mantra Collins and…

Kangaroo Island, South Australia – A Complete Guide for a Long Weekend

Kangaroo Island, South Australia – A Complete Guide for a Long Weekend

Without a doubt, one of my best trips of 2017, and favourite places in Australia is Kangaroo Island. It’s not as well known and frequented as other Aussie destinations, and I hadn’t actually heard of it before I moved to Australia, however, after stumbling across a few photos on Instagram, I knew I had to…

Australia: One Year On

Australia: One Year On

  My life has changed pretty drastically in the last 18 months, and I’ve recently been reflecting on everything that has happened. So decided now was an appropriate time for a life update!   Australia I moved to Australia in October of last year. It’s something I had been thinking about doing for a while,…

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