Swanbourne Lake Arundel West Sussex

History First records show a mill pond was known to have existed on this site back as far as the 11th century. Records would seem to prove that the mill pond would power a water mill. Fast forward and the water mill was demolished in 1844 some 7 centuries later. This made way for aContinue reading “Swanbourne Lake Arundel West Sussex”

Natural Bridge, Springbrook Mountain

Natural Bridge Continuing our Australia series with one of the most beautiful views in the Gold Coast hinterland the Natural Bridge in Springbrook Mountain We were so lucky to call the Gold Coast our home for close to 12 years. To have had such beautiful scenery right on our doorstep. With the luscious mountain rangesContinue reading “Natural Bridge, Springbrook Mountain”

2020 Travel Roundup

2020 Travel Roundup 2020 a year like no other, a year the travel industry shut down but regardless with ploughed on with our site and took time to really go back over our past trips and share around our favourite experiences from past years. And here we have our 2020 travel roundup A couple ofContinue reading “2020 Travel Roundup”

Pethers Rainforest Retreat Mount Tamborine

Pethers Rainforest Retreat Ever had those dreams as a kid of sleeping in a tree house well now you can, because at Pethers Rainforest Retreat Mount Tamborine far into the mountains of the Gold Coast Hinterland lies one of Australia’s hidden gems. Set amongst the dense rainforest of the beaten track, Pethers brings style, funContinue reading “Pethers Rainforest Retreat Mount Tamborine”

Purling Brook Falls Springbrook Mountain Gold Coast

Purling Brook Falls Welcome The second part of our Springbrook Mountain excursion took us to the beautiful, Purling Brook Falls. Set amongst the dense rainforest of the Gold Coast Hinterland. The Purling Brook Falls is a horsetail waterfall with a sheer 106 metre drop. Location Accessed by going to the village of Springbrook which isContinue reading “Purling Brook Falls Springbrook Mountain Gold Coast”

Eagle Heights Mount Tamborine

Mount Tamborine Mount Tamborine in a mountain town 30kms outside the Gold Coast and 60 kms from Brisbane. It is part of the Scenic Rim Region south east Queensland. It is roughly a 28km squared metre plateau and is a major tourist region in this part of Australia Eagle Heights After the scenic drive upContinue reading “Eagle Heights Mount Tamborine”

Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co Leitrim

Lough Rynn Castle A Brief History Lough Rynn lies on the original historic grounds of the medieval estate and castle of Mac Raghnaill family. The Mac Raghnaill castle was situated at the opposite side to where the castle now lies. And below is all that remains of that original castle. In 1883 Robert Bermingham, viscountContinue reading “Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill, Co Leitrim”

Thunderbird Park Tamborine Mountain

Thunderbird Park Thunderbird park is an adventure park and camping site on the highly popular Tamborine Mountain. A great place to kids and well as your about to find out adults like us also. Location The Thunderbird park is situated on Tamborine Mountain about 40 minutes from either Brisbane or the Gold coast. and canContinue reading “Thunderbird Park Tamborine Mountain”

Christina Noble Children’s Foundation

Christina Noble Children’s Foundation The Christina Noble Foundation foundation also known as CNCF is a non government organization, which dedicates to serving the worlds oppressed and marginalized children. Formed in 1989 Christina who from a dream she had, during the time of the Vietnam war of Vietnamese children begging for help, decided to visit VietnamContinue reading “Christina Noble Children’s Foundation”

Victoria Falls By Helicopter

Why we chose helicopter ride We had just finished our walking tour of the falls and got back to the hotel we sat back at the bar with a coffee still full of excitement from seeing this wonder of the world. We started chatting away about the best bits All of a sudden we wereContinue reading “Victoria Falls By Helicopter”