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Getting around made easy

Monday, 12 December 2016

Getting Here By Air: Avalon Airport is 20 minutes from Geelong and Melbourne Airport is an hour away. Pick up a rental car at either airport or take the shuttle buses into Geelong. By...

How we keep COOL when it's HOT

Monday, 12 December 2016

It's hot.... but we know how to keep cool.Get yourself down to the Geelong and The Bellarine and take the edge off. We like to make sure the whole family stays cool. Take the pooches for a dip as...

Looking for a New Year's Eve Party?

Monday, 12 December 2016

New Year's Eve. As a kid, it meant staying up late and seeing fireworks. As a teenager, sneaking one of Dad's beers and gagging on how gross it tasted. As a young adult, a great excuse for a huge...

Urban Geelong

Friday, 08 July 2016

Old, industrial spaces are being transformed into creative hubs, urban precincts and fabulous eateries. Coffee Cartel, Central Geelong Johnsons Park, Central Geelong From the conversion of...

Stop the press..It's World Chocolate Day. July 7

Friday, 08 July 2016

It's World Chocolate Day. Do I need to say anymore? I thought it was the perfect excuse to visit our local chocolatrie and make believe I was Veruca Salt for the day. Moorabool Valley Chocolates...

Curlewis Golf Club: A Proud Past, A Dynamic Future

Friday, 08 July 2016

You get the feeling when you first meet Ivor and Helen Chappell that they are, in human form, what Curlewis Golf Club is all about. Friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming. I met with the couple...

Give me an open fire and I'll stay forever

Friday, 08 July 2016

When it comes to winter time, it’s one of the most charming experiences, especially on a getaway or a long lazy lunch. It’s the crackle, the warmth and a great spot to huddle together. RETIRE...

Schools Out For The Winter

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Let’s not beat around the bush. When you are trying to keep the kids content on the holidays, you want information and you want it now. So here’s a quick and easy list for you to flick through...

My Bellarine Bounty

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

I live in the peaceful town of Portarlington. With views of the You Yangs and Melbourne city in the distance, I love our little piece of undiscovered paradise on the Bellarine. Mind you, come...

Cultural offerings aplenty in Geelong

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

The regional city of Geelong has a strong manufacturing history, but is now turning over a new leaf and emerging as a cultural tourism destination. The new $45 million nine-story architecturally...

Always On The Ball: Footy At Simonds Stadium

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

I can’t quite say I was born and bred a Geelong Cats tragic. I was born in Scotland and our knowledge of Aussie Rules was limited. We knew it was a weird style of football (that seemed to involve...

4 of the best Fish & Chips on the Geelong Waterfront

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Fish and chips by the beach, can't get more Aussie than that. Do you prefer vinegar or tomato sauce on yours? What about a pickled onion? I can't go past a steamed dimmie with soy sauce any time I...

Sea, sky & sand .. a day of Instagram on the Bellarine

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Sometimes an image pops up on your screen and you are drawn to look further. That happens to me all the time on Insty (Instagram). You might call it stalking, I call it research. Here are some...
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