AMAZING ALBANY

Location: Albany, Western Australia Albany was once the gateway to Western Australia and the biggest port town in the state which ferried early arrivals to the new city of Perth, as well as waved goodbye to many soldiers departing for the battle fields of the First World War. Today  Albany is a popular long weekend destination

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MARGARET RIVER

Location: Margaret River, Western Australia It’s no secret that I love the South West corner of Western Australia just as much as I love Siu On, and having spend so many weekends and holidays down in this small area you’d think I’d get sick of it! However, the more I go there, the more I

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SERPENTINE VALLEY

Location: Serpentine, Western Australia Western Australia is mostly known for its spectacular beaches, and rightly so! With a coastline of white sandy beaches stretching for all of the western seaboard and then a bit more, it’s not hard to see why it boasts some of Australia’s most pristine and picture perfect scenery. However, if you’ve

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PERTH FOR FREE

Location: Perth, Western Australia By the time you read this post I’ll be back in my sunny and spacious home town of Perth on a short visit for my brother’s wedding; which is great because having all my friends and family there means I can save a lot of money on accommodation and transport (and

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ROTTNEST ISLAND

Location: Rottnest Island, Western Australia Affectionately known as ‘Rotto’ by the locals, Rottnest is known for it’s sunny shores, laid-back atmosphere, and it’s infamous locals – the Quokkas! Rotto has long been an escape for West Australians that are too time poor to head overseas or interstate, or prefer a holiday closer to home. This

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ESPERANCE ESCAPE

Location: Esperance, Western Australia The very far south corner of Western Australia is one that is usually left off the list for visitors to Western Australia, not because there’s nothing there, but because it’s usually too far to get to for a short weekend getaway. At roughly a nine hour drive south of Perth, it’s

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KALGOORLIE-BOULDER

Location: Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia The first stop on our great Australian road trip was to the outback of Western Australia. We left Perth and drove 6 hours east to the gold mining twin towns of Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Here the area is known as the ‘golden mile’, and is the largest gold producing region in Australia. With

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NULLARBOR

When you think of iconic Australian drives the first one that normally springs to mind is the mysterious Nullarbor. Officially, its known as the Eyre Highway, and what was once a godforsaken stretch of dirt track through a plain completely devoid of trees, is now a long stretch of asphalt joining Western Australia to the

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RED EARTH

Me overlooking the gorge

Location: Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia If there’s one thing you come to Kalbarri for, it’s for the cliché of having your photograph taken in a wind eroded section of the sandstone that forms Nature’s Window. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, I mean, would you go to Paris and not have your photo

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