4 Wow Factor Locations in the Margaret River Region

Cowaramup Bay Gracetown

Whether you’re there for a weekend away or showing off the south west corner to visitors, there are some Margaret River locations which are simply breathtaking. We all know the area is renowned for its food and wine but the natural landscape puts on a free show for those wanting to soak up the beauty […]

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Wadandi Track: Cycling Cowaramup to Margaret River

Wadandi tree-lined forest track

There’s nothing like the beautiful surrounds of the south west to take away from the sting of the seat on an unfamiliar bike. I love going for a bike ride, even though I would not consider myself a particularly confident or skilled cyclist. Never mind, enthusiasm and beautiful surrounds distract from being innately uncoordinated and […]

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5 Easy Day Trips From Perth

Sunbathers at Moore River in summer with beach in background

Being busy all week often means weekends can be flat out as well. I find after a hectic week at work, the weekend can be sucked away catching up on chores and other commitments. It also means we don’t get away camping as often as we like. Day trips are perfect for times when you […]

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Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival: Fun Country Vibes for Easter

Three pumpkins carved with different designs

Easter Saturday is an awkward day on the calendar. Everyone is in holiday mode and chilled after Good Friday. Before Easter Sunday rolls around, usually seeing an influx of relatives who it feels like you only saw a few days ago at Christmas, there’s a whole Saturday to enjoy. Dwellingup is the perfect day trip location […]

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Camping at Sandy Cape: Escape the City in Just 2 Hours

Sandy Cape sunrise

Sandy Cape is probably the worst-kept secret for Perth camping and 4WD enthusiasts. It’s all over Facebook and Instagram with photos of the calm bay and pristine sands. Yet, it took us a long time before we made the trip to discover what all the fuss was about. We left early on a February morning […]

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Things to Do in Esperance (When the Weather Turns Against You)

Observatory Point, Esperance

There is always something to do in Esperance. There are plenty of water-based activities but when the weather turns foul, being on the water is not a pleasant experience. We tested this one ourselves by getting out on a choppy, windy and no-fish-biting day (and it was probably made worse as I was coming down […]

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Esperance: Getting There & Where We Stayed

West Beach sunset, Esperance

Ah Esperance, you seductive ice queen. So beautiful, yet so cold. As city slickers, we are unaccustomed to the relentless fresh southerly winds. Despite the weather, Esperance was a great place to visit and explore in December and had been on our wish list for awhile. Originally we had planned to visit in summer and camp […]

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