7 Awesome books about Australian Animals

Australian animals - echidna, koala, kangaroo and wombat

  A selection of the best books about Australian animals. Find out about some of the most amazing and unique animals on the planet including koala, kangaroos, platypus, wombats and echidna! Whether you are visiting Australia and want to know more about the wildlife you can expect to see or are simply interested in knowing […]

A review of our Whitehaven Beach Day Trip with Cruise Whitsundays

(This post about our Whitehaven Beach Day Trip was updated in March 2019)   Paradise. That one word sums up our Whitehaven Beach Day Trip with Cruise Whitsundays.  Consistently named as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world Whitehaven Beach with its pure white sand and stunning location is a must-visit destination for […]

Top 10 tips to make the most of your Tasmania trip

Tasmania sea scene

  Are you planning a trip to the beautiful island of Tasmania? With fantastic scenery, beautiful beaches, a huge wilderness to explore and delicious food and wine Tasmania has loads to offer visitors. Tasmania is the world’s 26th largest island and has over 2000 km of walking tracks and 18 national parks. In fact over 20% […]

Tasmania road trip (plus a detailed itinerary of things to do in Tasmania)

Tasmania in Australia

Are you planning a Tasmania road trip?  We have recently returned from a 12 day road trip around Tasmania and in this post I will detail our Tasmania road trip itinerary as well as information about the top things to do and see and great places to stay. Tasmania is often described as “an island of contrasts” […]

Queensland Trivia Quiz! How Much Do you Know about Australia’s Sunshine State?

| Queensland Trivia Quiz featured by top Australia blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time

Only 10 questions in this Queensland trivia! How many can you get right?   The correct answers are  False. It is the second largest and third most populated state. 1770 – Built on the site of the second landing in Australia by James Cook in May 1770. Debbie! Lamington – named after the Governor of […]

Things to know if you are moving to Mackay

moving to mackay - beautiful beaches

  When we relocated to Australia from the UK our first destination was Mackay in Queensland. To be honest when I saw the job advertised I had literally never heard of it so the first thing I did was look on a map! We spent 3 1/2 months living in Mackay and throughly enjoyed our […]