Is Fitzroy Island Queenslands most relaxed island resort?
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Is Fitzroy Island Queenslands most relaxed island resort?

I’m on the top deck when the boat starts to roll over larger than expected waves, the Queensland coast becomes shrouded in mist and finally the low clouds above us dump fat rain drops all over the boat. And I can’t stop grinning from ear to ear. Its still warm, I’ve escaped the clutches of…

Domestic business class in Australia – is it worth it?
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Domestic business class in Australia – is it worth it?

My family and I have a regular argument over the value of using Qantas & Virgin points to upgrade to domestic Business Class in Australia. They all fall firmly in the ‘take the free economy flight category’ while I like to maximise my value for money and use my points to buy an experience I couldn’t…

Jacks Bar and Restaurant at Eco Beach Resort
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Jacks Bar and Restaurant at Eco Beach Resort

Hidden away at the end of a red dirt road near Broome is Ramada Eco Beach resort. It’s one of Western Australia’s best remote resorts and home to Jacks Bar and Restaurant. Jacks boasts one of Australia’s most pristine restaurant views, looking out over a sweeping bay of creamy white sand and aqua water. At just…

Sunset Bar and Grill at Cable Beach Club Resort
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Sunset Bar and Grill at Cable Beach Club Resort

The Sunset Bar and Grill is famous for having one of the most iconic restaurant views in Australia. It looks out over Cable Beach where the sun sets spectacularly over the water of the Indian Ocean. The restaurant is part of the beautiful Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa (read more here) however anyone can visit for…

A sneak peak into luxury Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa | Broome
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A sneak peak into luxury Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa | Broome

Staring up from my poolside banana lounge at Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, I was enjoying the perfect  holiday view – nothing but blue skies and palm fronds. In the 35 degree ‘wet season’ heat I welcomed the cool taste of the icy cold cocktail just delivered into my hands by Chris the barman….

Bomboras Kiosk | Beachfront cafe in Torquay
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Bomboras Kiosk | Beachfront cafe in Torquay

Can a love of restaurants with water views be hereditary? It certainly seems to run in my family – for both my mum and myself, a restaurant with a waterfront view combined with any one of delicious food, good coffee or an alcoholic beverage, is a winner. Which is how on numerous occasions so far…