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Cooling off in Killen Falls

About half an hour’s meandering drive from Byron; through volcanic fields of farmland, patches of forest and gigantic old fig trees, sits a little slice of watery heaven. With a macabre name that hints at the atrocities of colonial ‘white fellas’, Killen Falls Nature Reserve has been recognised as a place of environmental and cultural significance that […]


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Dundee Beach dreaming

With cyclonic weather, a massive king tide and steamy wet season temperatures, my girlfriend Tarz had the brilliant idea of visiting Dundee. Only a couple of hours drive south west of Darwin, Dundee beach turned out to be the perfect, dramatic landscape to spend some time relaxing. Population 400, stuff going on – zero. We spent […]


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A little slice of Lamington National Park

We are very lucky to live within a two hour drive to one of the most beautiful National Parks on the East Coast of Australia, a place so precious it’s been added to our National Heritage List. Lamington National Park is definitely stunning and easily one of my favourite places to escape the city. It […]


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A Byron Bay backyard

Byron Bay sits proudly on the most Easterly point of Australia, complete with lush, sub-tropical vegetation and rainfall heavy enough to make farmers in much of the rest of the country envious. It’s no surprise then to find an abundance of cool flora; much of which resides in my girlfriends beautiful, rambling back yard. Here’s a […]


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Photodump: Aussie creatures great and small

We’re very lucky to live close to one of Australia’s best animal sanctuaries. Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is a bushland oasis set on the Brisbane River where you get the chance to hug the local koalas, hand feed a mob of friendly kangaroos and get to know a plethora of other native species. Here’s a lengthy […]


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The long way round to Humpty Doo

Like a lot of things in life, you can plan all you want and unforeseen things still happen. Such was the case on our camping trip to Darwin. After a long awaited reunion with two good friends we set off for a weekend of waterhole hopping to Litchfield National Park; the place lovingly referred to […]


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Hitting up the fine wine trail through Australia’s Hunter Valley

There’s a place very close to my heart a mere two hours from Sydney. Not only does my sister live there, but it’s also a land of wine and honey. A place where some of Australia’s best boutique vineyards flaunt there bottled temptations and quickly twist your arm in to stopping longer. It’s known as […]


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