Fun Things to do in Townsville Australia and Magnetic Island

Australia is a wonderfully diverse island continent with a seemingly endless list of itinerary worthy sights. There is no better way to find an authentic local experience than by visiting a thriving regional destination like Townsville, Queensland. We were born, married and became parents in this North Queensland city. Living in North Queensland for so […]

Lets Go Humpback Whale Watching Gold Coast

Some friends and I were brain storming the other day about blogging projects. As Humpback whales are currently on the move up the east Coast of Queensland, Australia our decision was easy – Lets Go Humpback Whale Watching Gold Coast! Annual Humpback Whale Migration While the Gold Coast is a holiday spot for many thousands […]

Rice Boi on the Wharf Mooloolaba

As I write this, liquid sunshine is falling and my mind is wandering to food. In particular to my latest crush, Rice Boi on the wharf Mooloolaba. We’ve only met that once but it was love at first bite. The Wharf Mooloolaba is a classic old venue that is enjoying refurbishment and you can read […]

Nanango Wall Murals and a Walk down Memory Lane

Originally the Wakka Wakka aboriginal people used Nanango as a gateway to Bunya Nut gatherings and the name is derived from their language. Today it is mostly known for the Tarong Power Station 16 km to the south and the beautiful Bunya Mountains 53 km to the south west, but we were here to see […]

Mt Ninderry and the Cute Town of Yandina

The Sunshine Coast of Australia is teeming with easily accessible hikes that involve climbing. We’d had our sights set on Mt Ninderry near the cute Queensland town of Yandina for a while and when friends came to stay it was all systems go. Pin Panoramic coastal views and local trivia. The hill in the distance […]

Kangaroos and Adventure at Cape Hillsborough Tourist Park

On a recent road trip from Townsville to the Sunshine Coast we detoured to Cape Hillsborough Tourist Park, 50 km north of Mackay Australia. We were there to see kangaroos on the beach and do the Andrews Point walk in the Cape Hillsborough National Park. After pre-dinner drinks with some like-minded travellers we called it […]

Monto Qld Gateway to Cania Gorge

South of Cania Gorge on the Burnett Highway is the cute country town of Monto Qld, the most northern and youngest town in the North Burnett region. With a current population of around 1,500, it came into being in 1924 with land plot handovers to soldiers returning from WWI. On arrival I suggest dropping into […]

Noosa National Park Walk from Sunshine Beach

The Sunshine Coast in Queensland has a stellar line-up of sun-soaked beaches stretching 65 km north from Caloundra to the celebrated holiday destination of Noosa. Most people visit Noosa and the Noosa National Park, so it makes perfect sense to combine the two in a Noosa National Park Walk from Sunshine Beach to Noosa Heads. […]