Australia Tag

Twenty-five years ago, eight year old Pete and his six year old brother Mick Ireland sailed onto the Capricorn coast with their mum, dad, four brothers and sisters on the way to Lizard Island. This week they revisited the journey on their own boat Balamara...

How to get to Upper Stony Creek Ruben, Max and 5 1/2 month old Hugo are off on an adventure to Upper Stony Creek.  After packing the sandwiches, treats, fruit, bottles, formula, baby food and coffee from Lure Living we are finally [caption id="attachment_2197" align="alignright" width="300"] Upper...

On the northern New South Wales coastline not far from the village of Kingscliff you'll find the great white holiday digs at Mantra on Salt Beach. I love Mantra on Salt Beach Kingscliff.  It's like your fav couch that is so comfortable sink right into and immediately...

I arrive for my adventure challenge and I'm greeted by Trek training leader Jo Vartanian.  I'm not sure I'm up for the challenge. It's cold, a little bit wet and that Point looks like a mountain from here. Then I meet the other Wild Women on...

The kids have eye spy, I have when I win Powerball I'm going to buy my Dreamhouse Wednesday. I play it pretty much everywhere I go.  One day my numbers will come in. Hope you like this week's lush, hillside hideaway. Thanks Don and Marie...

I love my daily cup of coffee, preferably while I'm out and about.  It's my one little treat each day. Beanhunter have just released their take on Australia's top 100 Cafe's for 2014.  Sadly none made it in for my home town of Thirroul but their are...

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://nickywaywrites.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/sandon-still1.mp4"][/video]   On a Grand Pacific drive to Wollongong, you will struggle to keep your eyes on the road as the spectacular scenery reveals itself to to you.  Head to Sandon Point when the surf’s big and you’ll see that surfing in and out of the water...

Hotel Urban St Kilda Melbourne is no prince but there is plenty of milk. 35-37 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda Victoria 3182 Australia +61 3 8530 8888 https://hotelurban.com.au/melbourne We’d stayed at The Prince before. It was just around the corner from Hotel Urban St Kilda in Fitzroy Street.  Being unorganised...

It was 46 degrees and we came to a unanimous decision, a non-airconditioned city stay at my sisters (sorry Sarah!) was not an option.  Straight to wotif.com where we found a 'hot deal' $99 of air-conditioned glory at Diamant Boutique Hotel, Spring Hill, Brisbane. Service Flawless.  The...

Located on the corner of Bathurst and Kent Street Sydney is the Medina Grand Sydney. With car parking on-site* and self contained suites that include full kitchens, washing machine, dryer and a separate bedroom with television, they are the perfect choice for families with...