Top 5 things to do at Rainbow Beach

Popular beach holiday locations in Queensland’s south east tend to be within a couple of hours drive of Brisbane. That’s why Rainbow Beach, a three-hour drive north of the Queensland capital is less popular than the likes of Noosa or Mooloolaba. However, if you want to escape the crowds and enjoy beach, river and bushland,Continue reading “Top 5 things to do at Rainbow Beach”

Discovering Queensland’s Moreton Island

Moreton Island is only a 90-minute barge ride from Australia’s third largest city, but once you get there you feel like you’ve been transported into a world a million miles away. In the hour-and-a-half it took to get from Brisbane to the beach we could feel the city stresses becoming a distant memory, much likeContinue reading “Discovering Queensland’s Moreton Island”

Making the decision to hike the Inca Trail

In a sign that we’re well and truly in the grips of a midlife crisis, my partner and I have decided to hike the Inca Trail to celebrate our 50th birthdays this year. We thought that a trip to the 15th century Incan city, Machu Picchu, would make us feel young. After all, there’s nothingContinue reading “Making the decision to hike the Inca Trail”