Category: Photography

Why camping in Australia is awesome: Peach Trees

Why camping in Australia is awesome: Peach Trees

Camping is without doubt one of the best things you can do when you have a couple of nights free to get away from the “big smoke” and get amongst nature. It’s inexpensive, fun, and perhaps most importantly, gives you the opportunity to disconnect from your regular Monday to Friday cares and digital distractions.

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Brisbane “Ekka” 2013

Brisbane “Ekka” 2013

So tell me… did you make it to the “Ekka” this year? Or did you, like me, save your hard-earned dollars for some other extravagance that easily represents better value for money?

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Caloundra Weekend Away

Caloundra Weekend Away

After picking up a fantastic 2-night hotel stay on Wotif.com (shameless plug) a couple of months ago, Kirsten and I took off for Caloundra, and more specifically Bullcock Beach on the Sunshine Coast for a couple of days of blue skies and exploration of the local area.

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Tasmania's "Bay of Fires"

Tasmania’s “Bay of Fires”

With the first of our mini touring trips complete after returning from the Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park yesterday, last night was spent at Amy and Trevor’s in Devonport where we, once again, enjoyed some warm, homely hospitality and a good night’s rest.

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Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain / Lake St Clair National Park

With a full day of travel and hiking on our agenda, it was an early start at Kirsten’s parent’s place in Devonport, loading up the car with hiking gear and munchies, ready for a big couple of days exploring the Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park.

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Melbourne's Hosier Lane

Melbourne’s Hosier Lane

With a quick stop in Melbourne to help a mate from my London days celebrate his 40th birthday this weekend, Kirsten and I had a bit of spare time to wander the various streets and lane ways of the city centre finding little hidden gem coffee shops, cafes, bakeries, patisseries and more.

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Abbey Medieval Festival 2013

Abbey Medieval Festival 2013

A couple of years ago, I acted on an off-the-cuff suggestion by a friend and made the journey about 30 minutes north of Brisbane to observe the unique annual historical event known as the “Abbey Medieval Festival”.

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Smithsonian Magazine 2012 Photography Contest Image: Hoang Giang Hai

Smithsonian Magazine 2012 Photography Contest

The Smithsonian Magazine, the printed monthly publication of the world’s largest collection of museums and research centres, the Smithsonian Institute, recently released a list of finalists for their 10th annual “Photocontest”.

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