Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

Last weekend we took a trip over to Hobart, Tasmania. One of my big to-do’s was to see the much anticipated Museum of Old and New Art (MONA). From the start MONA blew me away, not only in the Museum’s exterior architecture, but also in its considered details including free-to-use GPS equipped ipods which provided easy access to information on each nearby piece of art.

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What weekends are for

We are going on a long awaited visit to discover beautiful Hobart, Tasmania this weekend. Can’t wait to see the Museum of Old and New Art aka Mona

Poster of Tasmania above is by James Northfield – circa 1930. Find more gorgeous vintage Australian posters here.

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Day Trip: Yarra Valley, Victoria

Finally, it feels like summer has come to Melbourne this weekend and a delicious day trip to the Yarra Valley was on the top of our to-do list. Not only was the food delish, but the rolling green vineyards and blue sunny skies were something else. Here’s a short list of what we got up to:

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A big warm hug

It’s always lovely to go back to my hometown of Perth. Last week we headed back for a friend’s stunning wedding and to catch up with family. I finally had my first cuddle with my super happy (and cute) nephew Zac and to spend some relaxing time at my in-laws new farm in Denmark, five hours drive south of Perth. We picked rhubarb from the garden for dessert and hand fed Blue Wrens on the balcony which overlooks the beautiful Denmark native Karri forrest. A well deserved (and overdue) break!

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Glamping: Great Ocean Road, Victoria

This time last week, we  made a last minute decision to head out of Melbourne to The Great Ocean Road for a bit of R&R long weekend. We stayed in a luxury tent at Pebble Point bush retreat, nestled behind the 12 Apostles in small coastal village of Princetown, approximately two and a half hours from Melbourne.

We visited the stunning Otway Fly Treetop Walk, did a spot of bush walking near Pebble Point and saw the amazing 12 Apostles at sunrise.

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