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Monday Memories: A Portrait Session on Sydney Harbour

Monday Memories: A Portrait Session on Sydney Harbour

It was Australia Day yesterday, 26th January, and while we always feel conflicted on this day that celebrates the official ‘founding’ of Australia in 1788 when the First Fleet arrived from Britain, despite Australia being occupied by indigenous peoples for around 40,000 years previously, it was...
Our Tips for Road Trips in Australia

Our Tips for Road Trips in Australia

We’ve spent a lot of time recently on dusty red dirt roads here in Cambodia that have been reminding us of the many road trips in Australia we’ve done over the years researching travel guidebooks — the main difference being that in Australia those stretches of...
Funky Fremantle, Perth’s Hip Historic Seaside City

Funky Fremantle, Perth’s Hip Historic Seaside City

Loft cafés, contemporary art galleries, unique concept stores, and vintage shops line the laidback streets of funky Fremantle, Perth’s hip, historic seaside city. When locals in Western Australia’s capital Perth want to kick back on the weekend, they head to Fremantle – or ‘Freo’ as...
Exploring Perth

Exploring Perth

My mum and my sister and her kids live in sunny Perth, so whenever we get back to Australia, we spend time in the laidback Western Australian capital. Its clear blue skies, temperate climate, and spectacular setting on the Swan River’s sprawling lake-like expanse, make exploring...
Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney are two icons of the city’s gastronomic scene. The chef is one of the most passionate and inventive of Australia’s cooks, while the restaurant with its spectacular harbour views that sweep from the Sydney Harbour Bridge to...