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Christmas Holiday Fun in Perth

Christmas Holiday Fun in Perth December 7, 2010 | Events | Read More
Spending Christmas down here in Perth is a lot different to the way most people spend Christmas: there’s never any snow, and the temperatures are often around the century mark! So if you’re looking for a great Aussie non-traditional Christmas, what can you get up to in Perth? Here are a...

Planning 24 Hours in Perth for My Visitor

Planning 24 Hours in Perth for My Visitor November 26, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
I’m excited – I’ve got a friend coming to visit Perth on the weekend. The only downside is she’s only going to be here from 9am Saturday until 9am Sunday – a real 24-hour whirlwind trip. So I’ve been giving some thought to how I’ll show her the best of Perth...

Caversham Wildlife Park’s Birthday Wombat

Caversham Wildlife Park’s Birthday Wombat November 25, 2010 | Kid Friendly | Read More
I’m a huge fan of all of our unique Australian animals, but I hold a special affection for the wombat. Perhaps it’s because I loved a TV show featuring a pet wombat while I was growing up; perhaps it’s because they’re usually overlooked in favour of kangaroos and koalas and I...

What’s a Bargain Holiday Souvenir in Perth?

What’s a Bargain Holiday Souvenir in Perth? November 24, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
When you travel down to Australia, half your friends will probably ask you to bring them back a kangaroo. The other half want a koala. But if animals aren’t quite the souvenirs you have in mind, read on. There are a whole heap of both useful and useless souvenirs on offer in Perth – and you...

Perth Zoo Named Perth’s Best Tourist Attraction for 2010

Perth Zoo Named Perth’s Best Tourist Attraction for 2010 November 22, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Last week it was the hotel awards and this week it’s the best tourist attractions in Perth and Western Australia that are hitting the media. And the winner is … One of my favourite places in Perth, the Perth Zoo! It’s definitely a great place to spend a day with a large variety of...

Perth’s Sheraton Hotel Gets Number One Prize Again

November 18, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
Big congrats this week to the Sheraton Perth Hotel, one of the inner-city luxury spots to stay. For the third year in a row, the Sheraton has been named a winner in the Australian Hotels Association awards in Western Australia – getting the “best deluxe accommodation” prize yet again. The...

San Churro Chocolate Now at Hillarys Boat Harbour, Perth

San Churro Chocolate Now at Hillarys Boat Harbour, Perth November 9, 2010 | Food | Read More
Yum! I might be obsessed with chocolate, but I’m sure there are plenty of visitors to Perth who might share my obsession, and so I’m excited to say that I have finally tried out the new Chocolateria San Churro at Hillarys Boat Harbour. Hillarys Boat Harbour is a great place to head on a sunny...

Warming Up in Perth: Summer Ahoy!

Warming Up in Perth: Summer Ahoy! November 4, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Summer is definitely on the way in Perth: yesterday we very nearly reached what you Fahrenheit people call the century mark, making it to 99 degrees F (what we call 37 degrees Celsius). Whatever you call it, it’s really hot, and unless you’re smart like this kangaroo (pictured at Caversham...

Stuck in Perth International Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy It!

November 1, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
If you’re stranded in Perth International Airport, first of all you’re pretty unlucky. With Perth being the most isolated city on earth, most people start or end their journey here, but if you have been touring or are headed for the far reaches of Western Australia, and your connecting flight...

Hillarys Boat Harbour Beach Perfect for Toddlers in Perth

October 29, 2010 | Kid Friendly | Read More
Summer lasts a pretty long time in Perth, so there’s a good chance if you’re visiting Perth with your young family you will want to hit the beach. One of the problems with many of the popular beaches like Scarborough Beach is that the waves come in pretty thick and fast and they’re...
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