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Australia is the unexpected: a place where the world’s oldest cultures share vast ochre plains, stylish laneways and unimaginably blue waters with successive waves of new arrivals from across the globe.

Free Spirit Pods Bruny Island

Home to some of Tasmania’s most beautifully preserved natural environments with abundant wildlife and stunning cliff top views, Bruny Island is about 50 km long. It appears to be two islands with North and South Bruny joined by a narrow strip of land called The Neck. To access...

Hotel Review The Star Grand Gold Coast

Located in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast in the buzzing entertainment precinct of The Star Casino Gold Coast complex, The Star Grand Hotel is a destination in itself. With its luxurious accommodation and spa, iconic bars, restaurants and entertainment precincts, alongside the thrills of a...

Restaurant Review Uncle Su

Uncle Su at The Star Gold Coast – Photo Credit – Kate Webster Uncle Su invites you to enjoy the freshest live seafood, hand-made lunchtime yum cha and a delicious blend of Cantonese style favourites with a selection of signature Beijing and Szechuan dishes. Relax in the lounge...

4 ways to explore Tangalooma Wrecks

The Tangalooma Wrecks are located on Moreton Island’s west side and are made up of 15 vessels that were deliberately sunk to create a safe anchorage spot for recreational boat owners and a unique wreck dive and snorkel site. They sit protruding from the water and down to a depth of 12...

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital. Photo Credit – Kate Webster Located on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Currumbin Wildlife Hospital is one of the busiest wildlife hospitals in the world. With a mission to treat, rehabilitate and release Australian wildlife, many of these patients would have...

Corinna Wilderness Experience

Travel to the North-West corner of Tasmania and you will find the Corinna Wilderness Experience. Tucked away in the Tarkine Wilderness, Corinna is more than just a lodge stay, it is a wilderness experience like no other. Here you will disconnect from the outside world and connect with...

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

Located at 233 Maleny-Stanley River Road Maleny, Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World is just over an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, exit Steve Irwin Way off the Bruce Highway. The newly-refurbished café is the perfect destination for morning coffee, an afternoon Devonshire...

Tangalooma Island Resort: where wild dolphins play

Feeding a dolphin in the wild is an amazing experience that is not easy to find, yet off the coast of Queensland, there is an island where the dolphins come in for a tasty fish treat and you get to feed it to them. Moreton Island is the world’s third-largest sand island and is...

A must visit spot on the Overlanders Way

The town of Mckinlay, population currently 14 people. Photo: Kate Webster In the Shire of Mckinlay you will find the quaint town of Julia Creek. If you are driving the Overlanders Way, you will pass through this tiny town and most travellers will use it as a rest stop on their journey...

48 hours in Mount Isa

A short two hour 40-minute flight from Brisbane and I touched down in Mount Isa, some 1880kms from my home on the Gold Coast. It couldn’t be more different than what I am used to. I swapped surfboard carrying, beachgoers in their boardshorts and flip flops for boot wearing, buckle toting...