Bushwalking in the city + Coffee stop

One of the best things about our lovely state of Western Australia is the natural surroundings found in and around our suburbs. A mere 10kms away from Perth's CBD is 437 hectares of undeveloped bush land known as Bold Park. One section of the reserve is a network of trails, great for all levels of exercise and if you time it right the reward afterwards is a beautiful view of ...

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The Truffle and Wine Co

Travelling back to Perth from Pemberton and wanting to delay the transition into civilisation again after a weekend by the beach miles away from people, work and traffic, we stopped by The Truffle and Wine Co vineyard located off the main strip of Manjimup, on Seven Day Road. Even in the middle of winter the sun was out giving us a little warmth from the chilly air, hard to believe ...

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Day out in Pemberton and surrounds

Discovering destinations closer to home in Western Australia we spent a weekend in Pemberton and Northcliffe. The South West is a beautiful and peaceful area of Western Australia. Pemberton and Northcliffe are southern forest towns surrounded by some fantastic natural scenery of karri and marri trees, falls and creeks, rolling green hills and expansive protected national parks. It is the destination to go for long forest walks, wine tastings and ...

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4WD, bacon for breakfast and misty mornings

Earlier in May we spent a few days away from the city in the peaceful country towns of Pemberton and Northcliffe, part one of our winter trip can be viewed here. Our accommodation for the weekend was located in a South West national forest and the nearest cafe and pub was at least a 30 minute drive away. We bought down our food supplies and cooked up a delicious 'carb' heavy ...

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Breakfast at Lawley’s Bakery

Early Saturday mornings are always incredibly hard if not impossible at all,  our guests were checking out of the apartment and this meant we had to 'do the needful' in preparing it for the next guest which was scheduled to arrive later that morning. Before doing 'the needful' we stopped by Lawley's Bakery Cafe in Shenton Park for coffee and breakfast. Breakfast runs from 6:30 am to 1:30 pm every ...

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Little Willys, Northbridge

  Little Willy's is a little cafe on William street in Northbridge. A great place for breakfast, reasonably priced and the staff are extra friendly. The cafe has a great atmosphere and i love the booth seating, that is if you are lucky to grab one as this place is fairly popular! Little Willy's seems to have a little 'extra' of everything - dine in coffee is served in bigger cups, there is ...

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