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Best Gin and Tonics in WA
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Best Gin and Tonics in WA

There is nothing as good as sitting on the balcony at Geordie Bay (Rottnest) with a cold Gin and Tonic watching the colour of the sky change and the waves lap on the beach.  The word gin comes from the Latin word juniper: juniperus and has come a long way since its medicinal beginnings. Distilleries have added spices,...

I have a 4WD, where can I go?
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I have a 4WD, where can I go?

Your 4WD is the ticket to fun, adventure and discovery. Once you leave the hardtop, there’s a whole new world out there, a world where mere 2WDs can only dream about. Rocks, rivers, reef and forest: so many reasons to get off road.

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The Big Four: Bunners, Gero, Kalg and Albs

Things to do in WA’s big four towns: Bunbury, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie and Albany We are all holidaying at home at the moment and have you noticed most hot spots are packed to the rafters. Rumour has it that many small towns are already booked up for the April school holidays. However, there are four towns...

Is your family car an All Wheel Drive and wondering where to take it?
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Is your family car an All Wheel Drive and wondering where to take it?

Half of all cars sold in Perth each year are Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) which isn’t surprising because they fit the whole family, have good storage, sit high on the road and are All Wheel Drive (AWD). Out of all those AWDs /SUVs, a fair percentage come in the Four Wheel Drive (4WD) category.  The...

Let your Travel inspire your cocktails…
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Let your Travel inspire your cocktails…

Are you missing the days of cocktails and sunsets on a distant island? We can’t help with the distant island but we can certainly help with the travel cocktails! We have a strange travel tradition we do with some travel buddies. Not sure how it started exactly, though I do remember when it started. We...

Gioia on the river – a slice of europe in our own backyard
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Gioia on the river – a slice of europe in our own backyard

Claisebrook Cove always feels like somewhere in Europe to me: the little ferry, the bridge over the tranquil cove water and the restaurants, cafés and pub along the water’s edge. So, there’s no surprise that a traditional Italian restaurant is a perfect fit here. Gioia (Joy-a) is the brainchild of Andrea and Lofa who had run...

Time for a Perth Day trip? Easy one hour drives
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Time for a Perth Day trip? Easy one hour drives

Spring has arrived with a bang and if you’ve got a day free, it might be time for a day trip. Pack a picnic and discover something new.  Heading an hour out of Perth does depend on where you live, so we’ve divided it into the four points of the compass. North Guilderton Guilderton is...

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