You don’t have to do bad things to go to Hell. Anyone can get there. The tiny Michigan town in Livingston County is a popular fishing and swimming spot. Or there’s the European alternative, Hell, a tiny village in Norway. For me, it ’s more than 20 hours flying either way, so it
It’s easy to imagine the days of old when you visit Ambermere Rose Inn at Little Hartley. The beautiful old building, mostly built with sandstone hand cut by convicts, was for many years a coaching inn for weary travellers braving the perils of a trip over the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia.
Melbourne is a city of style, renowned for its fashion and culture. I have heard it referred to as Sydney’s older, more sophisticated sister and this description seems to fit, at least from the perspective of a visitor. Where Sydney, with its magical harbour, has a spirited, childlike quality about it
How could anyone forget the majestic island that is Australia’s most southern state, Tasmania? The history, beauty, heritage and art is packed into the Apple Isle is not to be beaten, yet it is often being left off our maps. Tomorrow we celebrate Australia Day and just recently the supermarket giant Woolworths produced celebration
HUNTER VALLEY VINEYARDS Wine is bottled poetry Robert Louis Stephenson I’m with Robert Louis Stephenson. I love sipping a glass of peppery shiraz in front of the fire on a winter’s night or feeling the smooth, cool elixir of a gentle Semillon trickle down my throat on a hot summer day. According to
NOT WHAT YOU’RE THINKING Did you think I was going to say wine, wine, wine, wine, wine? Well, it’s true, the Hunter Valley is known as the birthplace of Australian wine, but it has so much more to offer as well. A short two-hour drive from Sydney, the Hunter Valley offers city sophistication
WESTERN SYDNEY’S HIDDEN TREASURE CALMSLEY HILL CITY FARM Tucked away in the middle of suburban streets full of beautiful and enormous homes is a hidden treasure in the western Sydney suburb of Abbotsbury – Calmsley Hill City Farm. This 160-hectare working farm is home to a myriad of animals. It also boasts world-class