In the spirit of new experiences, the running theme for this list is outdoors, nature, wildlife and positive challenges. Also, a few coffee breaks slipped in for good measure. 52 outdoor activities and micro adventures to try from Perth, so that is one every weekend for an entire year. A little trip may give you the same …Read more »
Escaping a weekend overthrown by some repetitive and boring book keeping, we hopped in the car late on Sunday afternoon for a drive along the ocean coast to Star Swamp Reserve.
Located in the northern suburbs of North Beach and Watermans Bay, the reserve of close to 100 acres was sectioned off many years ago and …Read more »
While sunny Perth has it’s fair share of green open park land, reticulated and perfectly groomed lawns and deciduous trees I often think the native Australian flora offers an interactive and pleasurable experience. Let me show you why that is.
Located in Daglish is a very small strip of forest that has fortunately been spared from the surrounding development. This …Read more »
Located on the City Beach foreshore, Odyssea beach café is a scenic spot for an espresso. Monday mid-morning, the unexpected small queue isn’t an issue as there’s a two seat bar table on the alfresco decking area available, and with only the two of us we’re in luck today!
On the way to the table we notice …Read more »
We’ve been all over the place since the start of this year, working on most public holidays, Valentine’s Day and more recently my birthday. It’s been chaotic to say the least. Having heard via social media the closing of the Print Hall Dining Room, a place that’s been on the wish list for 18 months …Read more »
Catching up with a friend Wednesday night, we dined at Varsity Bar, an all American sports bar a few kilometres out of Perth’s CBD. It’s located in a dated small shopping centre along Broadway Ave in Nedlands. It’s not visible from the street and if you’ve never been before, let me direct you to walk …Read more »
The good food guide editors have put together a list of 500 restaurants in Australia ahead of announcing the top 100 later in May. I’ve taken the dining establishments from Western Australia and organised them under neighbourhoods as well as those that do breakfast. It’s great to see small bars and casual style restaurants alongside fine dining …Read more »
Perth’s newly created waterfront precinct has been years in the making and last weekend, Elizabeth Quay finally opened! *happy dance* Have you visited? What do you think? I love that everyone has an opinion on it.
Like the premier of Western Australia said, ‘this is a one-in-100 year change,”. This project has certainly transformed the city’s …Read more »
Our New Year celebrations have been fairly low key for the past couple of years. Last year we hiked, watched a documentary about Phillippe Petit, the man who tightrope walked the north and south towers of the World Trade Center (unbelievable!), and fell asleep before midnight somewhere in the country town of Bridgetown. It was bliss. …Read more »
Summer starts next week, can you believe that? Spring was slightly strange this year with some pretty hot days, evening lightning storms and cooler weather. Still, it’s been great weather for a picnic and I can’t complain. I know I say it all the time, but we really are fortunate in Western Australia to have mostly …Read more »