Kate’s Place, Albany

Albany has a fair few places to enjoy a good espresso and we discovered Kate's Place to be one of them. Located on York Street a couple of doors down from the backpackers and not too far from the tourist centre it is pretty easy to find. We arrived around lunch time and the cafe was packed, we found a small table under the stair well which was fine by us as we wanted ...

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Staying on a farm in Porongurup

We spent a couple of nights in the great southern town of Porongurup, four and a half hours drive south of Perth. The day before our departure it was a sunny 34 degrees but as we arrived into the region we seemed to have brought along all of rain! Our plans of hiking the ranges and cycling around the town of Albany were quickly halted as hail storms lashed Perth and ...

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The Happy Bull Cafe, Mount Barker

On the way to Porongurup we stopped in at the township of Mount Barker for some much needed coffee. Our car journey began from Perth and continued for roughly four hours until we reached the town. Mount Barker is located in the Shire of Plantagenet, what an interesting name! The town reminded me of the fictitious town of Pawnee from the Parks and Recreation US TV series. Anyhoo we stretched our legs ...

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Frederick’s Cafe, Albany

Following a long drive to see one of Australia's top 10 beaches, Little Beach and having to hastingly retreat from a weather front coming in across the ocean we stopped through Albany on the way back to the farm for an afternoon coffee. During our trip we discovered some fabulous cafes around the windy seaside town and Frederick's Cafe was certainly one of them.  Located on York Street  it was easy to find.  The cafe ...

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