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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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!
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
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
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