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Don’t you just love blind faith?

by Thursday, January 4, 2018

Don't you just love blind faith? Whether you're a travel reporter or a Fresh Farmer, just add a bit of gusto and blind faith will propel us through 2018! I’ve no idea what’s around the next corner this year. (Lots of cruising for my new book, I hope!) So, whatever my next ‘journey to come’, I can’t wait to share it with you. Of course, ...

Off the Far North Queensland Coast, Australia

by Monday, December 25, 2017

Guest Traveller Phil Brown from Melbourne was introduced to a company called Far North Sports Fishing (FNSF) by the fishing broker Angling Adventures, based in Geelong, Victoria. This November, Phil took his second trip with FNSF. He and a group of mates flew to Lizard Island in Far North Queensland, met a chartered fishing boat and over six days slowly ...

Hamilton Island Summer Escape

by Sunday, December 18, 2016

We've finally reached the carrot at the end of that darn stick! All work done, now it's time for my cherubs and I to play! Deep breath, wherever this may find you. I'm with the bird, just enjoying the view. Hunting for the perfect spot to take a Christmas card pic. Charlie thinks this Poinciana is 'epic'. ...

Running an Online Fashion Boutique from Outback QLD!

by Thursday, July 28, 2016

Ele Deane is an inspirational woman who I met on my recent journey to Longreach, Queensland. She’s a young, vivacious Mum who has had her fair share of personal challenges, not to mention the fact that it hasn’t rained out her way for three years! She’s so keyed into her creativity, has followed her instincts and is an absolute ...

Gold Coast Theme Parks

by Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Queensland’s Gold Coast Theme Parks have been attracting crowds by the millions for years. My memories of ‘The Worlds’ date back to my childhood, then Getaway showed my first ever story on air from here (so embarrassing, I screamed like a lunatic on all the rides) and I have to admit I now take my children here when we film. They’ve given me a whole new perspective (activity central, I love that). I went to for a bit of a theme park riding test-run recently. Sadly, the screaming continued as I was faced with the steepest drop in the southern hemisphere on one ride. The things I do for you! Here’s the lowdown…