Stradbroke Island

Stradbroke Island

Stradbroke Island  – Island of Charm North Stradbroke Island is affectionately known to everyone as “Straddie”.  Not only do you have beaches, wildlife and a chilled atmosphere but also unusual things happen on Straddie.  From September to January you will see a...
Tempting Mount Tamborine

Tempting Mount Tamborine

It’s Friday afternoon and you’ve left work early. This well overdue weekend escape has been on your mind forever, and finally it is your time to relax. Your destination is Mount Tamborine, a mere 70 kms out of Brisbane. If you are searching for beauty and tranquility...
Mount Barney and Beyond

Mount Barney and Beyond

It’s not often a weekend in the countryside offers two free-roaming alpacas munching leaves outside your kitchen window at 6.00am. It is equally pleasing that as you step outside onto the porch at your lakeside cottage, you immediately have more encounters with...
Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef

Most tourists going to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef approach it by sea. Stephanie Brookes arrived by air. The experience was unforgettable; the beach world class. To fully appreciate the colour, diversity and pristine beauty of the Great Barrier Reef along...
Crystal Creek Rainforest

Crystal Creek Rainforest

A Romantic Getaway – Queensland, Australia The poet, William Henry Davies, wrote, “What is this life if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare” and it is often true that we do not take the time to contemplate our surroundings. However, Crystal Creek...