Australia

Blue Mountains Wonderland

I love good road trip and have really enjoyed visiting my own backed and state. A few sunny Sundays ago, I went to the Blue Mountains with some ladies I have only recently met virtually. We all belong to a community called @thetravelbootcamp . Janet from the group lives in Dubbo and reached out to see if I wanted to meet her up there, and of course I then reached out…

When the sun took a holiday too……….

We took the ‘travel here this year’ quite literally in 2020 and managed quite a few escapes in New South Wales- our home state thanks to Covid lockdowns.  We were already keen to support small country towns having been inspired in late 2019 by campaigns like ‘Buy from the bush’ and ‘bring an empty esky’. The bush fires also contributed to us city dwellers wanting to show our support.  Our…

Bannisters… Port Stephens

As summer in Australia comes to an end, Steve and I ventured north for a quick overnight trip to Bannisters- Port Stephens, it’s just under 3 hours north of Sydney CBD. Steve’s kids had given us a voucher for Christmas in 2018, and the voucher has been staring at me from my planning wall in our office all that time. As Steve is off to Japan…

Sunset on the Northern Beaches

Winter- cold and windy up here on Collaroy Plateau. Sitting in the office tonight, I noticed a beautiful light coming into the room. I quickly packed up the computer and got outa there to watch the last of the sun set, over the beautiful Narrabeen Lakes and the Northern Beaches of Sydney……. I drove around the Boulevard and grabbed a few pics of the amazing pink and purple…