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Haunting Port Arthur

Whether you’re a believer in the supernatural or not, you cannot deny some historical places and buildings in the world radiate a certain ‘energy’. What this energy is we don’t know, but stories of unexpected reactions to this invisible force field are experienced daily the world over. As a run my fingers slowly across the handmade clay brick remains of once imposing...

Hassle-free camping on North Stradbroke Island

Adder Rock Camping Ground | Photo by: Leonie Vandeven A nesting plover, expertly camouflaged amongst the leaf litter, gives me a sharp alarmed shrill, warning me I’ve over-stepped her invisible boundary as her mate flexes his wings in protest. I side-step automatically, apologising profusely to the annoyed looking little birds, as a group of statuesque curlews watch...

5 reasons to hang out in the Huon Valley, Tasmania

Hartz Peak Track, Hartz Mountains National Park, Tasmania Tasmania’s Huon Valley retains the beauty, charm and heritage of a bygone era, yet it is only a 30-minute drive from Hobart. The main townships are Huonville, Franklin, Cygnet, Geeveston and Dover. There’s plenty of reasons to hang out in the region; some are new and some are as old as the mighty forests that...

Meet the aviation legends at Queensland Air Museum

Queensland Air Museum at Caloundra is home to an amazing collection of aircraft and aviation artefacts, and exciting tales of courage, adventure and lucky escapes. However, you don’t need to be an aviation enthusiast to enjoy a visit here. The volunteers who have been preserving Australia’s aviation history at this museum since 1973 are what make this place special...

Miss Moneypenny’s Broadbeach

Miss Moneypenny’s Broadbeach, the sister venue of multi award-winning bar and restaurant Miss Moneypenny’s Noosa. Architecturally designed, with a cutting-edge style that delivers high-end atmosphere driven dining within a relaxed environment.   Miss Monneypenny’s Broadbeach offers globally inspired Modern Mediterranean cuisine, alongside a diverse range of...