Redcliffe Jetty | day trip to Redcliffe

Day Trip to Redcliffe

The last time I shared a post on Her Cup of Tea was in early March. Little did I know that I wouldn’t go on any more fun day trips for 3 whole months!

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Coochiemudlo Island

While settling back into Brisbane, I’m temporarily living in Cleveland which is technically in Redland City. It is a lovely, scenic place but I didn’t appreciate it much in my early 20s as it’s so quiet. Now, I see all of the beautiful benefits, including how close we are to the Southern Moreton Bay Islands. Continue reading

Devonshire Tea at Ormiston House

After ticking off quite a few historic houses in Sydney, it was time to tackle Brisbane. I feel like I was a totally different person when I last lived here in 2013 as I didn’t have as much interest in exploring them then. Now, however, I have a list! First up is historic Ormiston House — the birthplace of the Australian commercial sugar industry. Continue reading

Lake Moogerah

During my time in the UK last year, I missed being outdoors in nature and camping. As we had no car and our camping gear was back in Australia, we just never got around to it (aside from the glamping trip to Wales). So, once we settled back on Brisbane soil, we grabbed the tent and drove to Lake Moogerah Caravan Park for two days of country air. Continue reading

Tangalooma Island Resort

Over my Birthday and Mother’s Day weekend, I travelled to Brisbane to visit my mum and sister where we took a spontaneous trip to Tangalooma Island Resort.

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Palm Cove, Cairns

Last summer, I was lucky enough to visit Trinity Beach, Cairns for a few days, and as I wrote here, it was a wonderful stretch of sunny days, balmy nights and snorkelling on The Great Barrier Reef. 

A year on, Joe’s family from the UK visited again, which meant round two in Cairns – this time in pretty Palm Cove. Named after the many palm trees that line the beach, there are plenty of stunning walks and views, alongside a quiet village on the esplanade. 

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