Welcome to a perfect winter’s day in Perth! Taking advantage of some superb weather conditions over the weekend we set out on a relaxed paced pedal along the coast. This circular route starts at Claremont Train Station to North Mole in Fremantle. Alternatively a good starting point is Lake Espresso Cafe because there’s plenty of parking …Read more »
Camping is a load of fun and it’s more or less a cheaper way to travel close to home, or far from home. In Australia, we are fortunate to have a range of camping specific stores, like BCF, Ray’s Outdoors, Kathmandu, Mountain Designs, and the list goes on.
Browsing around for gear for the Munda Biddi trip …Read more »
The Goat Farm Mountain Park is located in Greenmount National Park, just off Great Eastern Hwy (94) and under 10km from Midland Train Station.
The plan was to ride the blue cruiser trail to cannonball, and while I continue down the blue cross country trail, Derek would take the downhill black trail. We started at the …Read more »
Venturing into D’Entrecasteaux National Park we were rewarded with some incredible rugged coastlines and patches of karri forest. It was wonderful to see first-hand the forest recovery from a fire that tore through the area over a year ago, destroying much in its path. Well, that said, not all is lost, green vegetation has sprung from …Read more »
Following a long weekend in Binningup we embarked on a slightly ambitious journey to drive down to Pemberton to check out the town’s mountain bike park before driving back to Perth, the very same day, and in time to prepare for work the next day. A quick calculation and that’s about 6 hours of driving for …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 »
C Blu restaurant, part of Ocean Beach Hotel (or as most know it ‘the OBH’) runs a $10.00 breakfast special all day long, and located across the road from the beach is superb for extending a morning in Perth’s beach neighbourhood of Cottesloe.
In my early 20’s the OBH was a place for a sneaky drink …Read more »
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