Rottnest Island. The water was turquoise, with patches of a deep cobalt blue where seaweed lay beneath the surface. It was a sight I’d never seen before, despite my extensive travels.
Visiting Rottnest Island is like entering another world. A world where life is a great deal slower and actually enjoyed. Sounds amazing, right?!
I’ve always loved the Southern Highlands. There’s just a certain class to the area, an elegance to it. Between the soft rolling hills, which always seem to be a luscious green, to the quirky shops and restaurants, there seems to be something for everyone. This is the destination for the romantic weekend getaway, the girl’s weekend retreat or even just a weekend to yourself. So, here’s how to spend 48 hours in The Southern Highlands.
After 3 weeks in Europe, we were ready to indulge in luxury before we began our 36-hour trek home to Australia. The Royal Court Hotel in Rome was just the place…
If you want the quintessential Australian country getaway, Broger’s End is it. I could sum up Broger’s End I would say: Relaxed. Settling. Eco-friendly. And, above all, peaceful. I could seriously move here.
From the unobstructed views overlooking the Megalong Valley to the attentive service, the Hydro Majestic High Tea is a magical experience.
As soon as you drive through the gates to the Bower at Broulee, you can feel the tension ease from your shoulders. The drive winds around through a forest of thick gums, bringing you to an experience you will never forget.
Some phenomenal retreats for you to escape to.
Looking for an authentic Australian cultural experience? Sydney Outback offers an Indigenous education, gorgeous cruise, within a small-tour atmosphere.