Wonderful accommodation in Sunshine Coast Hinterland – Yabbaloumba Retreat

Can you imagine staying in a luxury cottage nestled on the side of a hilltop in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland Australia? The only sounds that break the silence coming from the laughter of kookaburras, the bleating of lambs and rustling of the trees? With lovely views across the valley and a lake […]

How to survive the seven stages of emigrating

The first time I moved abroad to live I was 13. At the most recent move I was 50. Over a period of 37 years I have experienced the emigration progress numerous times and have lived in the UK, South Africa, France, Switzerland, Botswana, Canada and now Australia! I am probably not the most successful […]

15 photographs that will inspire you to visit Queensland

PHOTOGRAPHS THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO VISIT QUEENSLAND

  If you are thinking of visiting Australia and are seeking some inspiration to get that holiday booked this post may just provide it! These are my favourite photographs I have shared on my Instagram over the last 12 months and I am confident these photographs that will inspire you to visit Queensland. Please do […]

Caravans, cassowaries and crocs – an update of expat life in Australia

It has been 11 months since we moved here from the UK and therefore time for my monthly round-up about expat life in Australia. As it has been cooling slightly in SE Queensland with the arrival of winter we decided it was time to chase the warmth! (Overnight temperatures dipped to a cool 11 degrees before […]

Yummy! 10 iconic Australian foods you have to try

If you are wondering what are the most popular Aussie foods or which iconic Australian foods you have to try when you visit this post will give you all the answers! Delicious fruit may spring to mind. While Australian fruit is pretty good it is only available when in season (in Queensland anyway) unless you want […]