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Staycation at Sage Hotel West Perth

March 26, 2017
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If travel is not an option, the next best thing is a staycation! After several weeks of intense work, I had the pleasure of escaping for a mini holiday with a staycation at Sage Hotel West Perth. Located right in the heart of West Perth, walking – or riding, distance to Kings Park and the CBD, the newly built hotel is the perfect retreat for a getaway and will feel like your home away from home! The hotel boasts all the…

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48 Hours in Melbourne

February 22, 2017
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The perks of having your best friend live in Melbourne is that it’s the perfect excuse for a weekend getaway! I’ve been lucky enough to visit Lei Lei in Melbourne five times in the last year – and most often than not it’s for 48 hours only! Each time I am amazed by how much we are able to fit in, in such a short period of time so I’ve decided to share with you some of my favourite things…

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London Calling

June 24, 2016
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I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to put this travel post together, but with several of my friends travelling to the UK I thought it was the perfect time to revisit the wonderful five days I spent in London earlier this year. 2013 was the first time I visited London and as you do the first time you go somewhere Mr P and I did all the touristy things. This time around I discovered a completely different side…

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Visit Albany

April 11, 2016
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For the Easter long-weekend my close group of friends decided it would be a fun idea to go camping and visit Albany. This was my first camping trip and let’s be honest I’m definitely more of the glamping type! The weather forecast was rain, thunder storms, more rain and cold temperatures – everything I had been wishing for except for sleeping in a tent! Turns out I did not pack the appropriate clothes or shoes – probably not a good idea to bring I Love Mr…

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COMO The Treasury

March 15, 2016
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COMO The Treasury has injected new life and luxury into Perth’s historic 19th century state buildings. The heritage site has been lovingly restored and designed by acclaimed Architect Kerry Hill to create a modern, fresh and effortlessly luxurious space that beautifully compliments the existing history, while still ensuing a sense of restfulness to its visitors.  The boutique hotel boasts two restaurants; Post and Wildflower and world renowned wellness retreat COMO Shambhala spa.  I was privileged to be taken on a tour of the new precinct and treated to…

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Germany Part 2

January 14, 2016
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After a week in my mother’s home town of Essen, it was time for us to travel down to the little ski town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen to chase the snow – you must be thinking oh another really long German name, but there is a bit of a story to this one. Garmisch and Partenkirchen were originally two separate towns but in 1935 Hitler decided to merge them for the fourth Winter Olympics -much to the dismay of its residents. Famed for its…

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Germany Part 1

January 10, 2016
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If you’ve been following me on Instagram you might have realised that I have embarked on a European holiday! A winter getaway involving snow was long overdue as was a Christmas with my parents and German grandmother, so we decided to all meet in my mother’s home town of Essen, Germany to have a European Christmas! The last time I was in Essen for Christmas was in 2005, and it snowed on Christmas day! So needless to say my expectations for this…

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