Hitting the Tracks at Wharncliffe Mill

When one of our friends first suggested camping at Margaret River during winter we were not convinced. Heading south of Perth at that time of year was guaranteed to be very cold. As there were many other families deciding to go we reluctantly joined in the hope of a fun weekend. Having a bunch of friends to share […]

Fonty’s Pool is Cool

As usual we went looking for accommodation for our summer holiday camping trip a little late. We had been planning to stay at Fonty’s pool campground ever since we passed by on our around Australia trip in 2006 (it was full then). The only time available this year was just before Christmas, which was not when we wanted […]

Step Back in Time at Murchison House Station

Murchison House Station is an old cattle station sprawling out from the seaside town of Kalbarri, 6 hours north of Perth. While on a holiday in Kalbarri, we were only dragged out there as friends were camping at the property. The station offered a self-guided tour of the property and old buildings, which turned out to […]

Family Bush Walk in Jarrahdale

Now that we are settled back in Perth, we took the opportunity of a sunny autumn day to head bush and reintroduce the kids to the great Australian bushland. Just an hour’s drive south is the old timber town of Jarrahdale. We had come close to here before (Serpentine Falls is nearby), but have never visited […]

Favourite Markets of Western Australia

Our Top 10 List: Markets of Western Australia [ more Top-10 Lists ] This is a list of ten great markets of Western Australia. See also our list of favourite markets from around Australia. Markets 1.   Kalamunda Village Market – held in Kalamunda Gardens on the first Saturday of every month. 2. Perth Upmarket […]