Queensland road trip: Brisbane to Agnes Water

As I entered my third trimester, we wanted to plan a ‘babymoon’ for a final adventure before the baby was born. Staying at The Langham in Melbourne, the original plan was a winter getaway. I wanted to wrap up warm, walk the city streets and parks, enjoy a luxury hotel, maybe catch a show, and eat my body weight in treats. But, with the borders closing again due to Covid, it was not meant to be and the entire trip was cancelled a couple of days before.

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Explore Samford and Laceys Creek

If I had to write down my dream weekend away close-to-home, Harry Potter, country air, and a historic house would come pretty darn close. About a week before the long Anzac Day weekend, a few friends and I spontaneously booked a trip to Laceys Creek, an hour’s drive north of Brisbane.

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Escape to Karragarra Island

Well, 2021 started with a bang as not far into January, I discovered the happy news that I was pregnant. With time feeling like it was going very slowly, I wanted to book a local getaway for the end of trimester one as something to look forward to, and ahead of sharing our announcement with everybody.

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How to explore Cairns in a week

It’s no secret I have a soft spot for Tropical North Queensland. After visiting Trinity Beach in 2016 and Palm Cove in 2017, I felt well overdue a visit – especially after promoting so many incredible places and experiences there through work. 

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Content shoot in Noosa, Sunshine Coast

Once restrictions began to open up after Queensland’s first lockdown, beach resort towns were filling up fast – including the Sunshine Coast’s Noosa. Speckled with beaches and stylish boutiques, this sophisticated coastal oasis offers the best of both worlds and is especially popular with interstate visitors.

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Tamborine Mountain Skywalk

A Weekend in Tamborine Mountain

When it comes to the Gold Coast, there’s more than sandy beaches and a vibrant dining scene to explore. You might have heard of the phrase ‘the green behind the gold’ which applies to the leafy hinterland beyond the coastline and is home to Numinbah Valley, world heritage-listed Lamington National Park, and Tamborine Mountain.

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