Palm Cove, Cairns

Last summer, I was lucky enough to go to 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.  Continue reading

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Trinity Beach, Cairns

Having just returned from 5 days in Queensland’s tropical north “the gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef”, I’m enduring a horrible case of post-holiday blues.

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Glasshouse Mountains

Whenever I visit the Sunshine Coast, it’s hard to ignore the series of breath-taking volcanic peaks en route, known as the Glasshouse Mountains. With the Easter long weekend coming up, I decided to stop looking up at them in wishful awe and pay the scenic backdrop a visit. Continue reading