Museum of Brisbane (Brisbane City Hall) – Day Trip

I love checking out Museums and other historical places and this Museum is just a little secret of a place just waiting to be discovered and is well worth a visit. Not to be confused with the Queensland Museum in the art and entertainment precinct at Southbank Brisbane, the Museum of Brisbane (click here for … Continue reading Museum of Brisbane (Brisbane City Hall) – Day Trip

Lightning Ridge – An Historic and Quirky Opal Mining Town – Road Trip

We’ve spread our wings and headed west from Brisbane on this epic road trip in western NSW to a town that is not quite like any other in Australia – Lightning Ridge aka “The Ridge”.   A town of compelling contrasts with a combination of rural sophistication with sealed roads and rows of shops around town … Continue reading Lightning Ridge – An Historic and Quirky Opal Mining Town – Road Trip

Captain Burke Park – Day Trip

On my way recently to an appointment in Brisbane’s CBD, driving via Ipswich Road, Mains Road and the Story Bridge my travelling partner while admiring the views as we crossed the Bridge suddenly said “look at that” there’s a beach down there right on the Brisbane River. As a Brisbane southern suburbs resident who rarely … Continue reading Captain Burke Park – Day Trip