Tibet. It's a land of wide open spaces, brown land under a piercing blue sky, watched over by the biggest mountain range in the world.
It's a place of beautiful people struggling under oppression that brings out every emotion you could imagine. But even though it's confronting at times, it's one of the most rewarding trips you could ever contemplate...
For us West Australians, towns like Margaret River are almost like a second home, and we all have our favourite places. But, if you only ever go to the same places, you could be missing out on the excitement of making a new discovery.
During a recent visit, we decided to step outside our comfort zone and find out what’s new in Margaret River.
The State Buildings in Perth have undergone an amazing transformation as part of a $110 million restoration. But for many of us, negotiating what at first seems like a complex maze of new places to eat, drink, shop and play can be a bit overwhelming.
So, I decided to check into the spectacular COMO the Treasury hotel and spend 24 hours unraveling the mysteries of the iconic buildings.
It's Perth's summer playground; with pristine beaches, stunningly clear water and that sunny island vibe. But as the weather gets colder, Rotto tends to drop off most people's getaway list as they head off in search of warmer destinations instead.
But this year as the seasons changed, I decided to stick it out to find out whether Perth’s favourite summer isle stacked up as a winter destination.