LONGREACH, Queensland – A free camping spot that was second to none.

Darr River, Morella – A hidden gem. After a long day of driving through Western Queensland we decided to see what free camps might be available near Longreach as paid camping seemed to be hard to find.  We filled up with fuel in Longreach, got some supplies and searched the trusty Wiki Camps App. AboutContinue reading “LONGREACH, Queensland – A free camping spot that was second to none.”

Eumundi Markets – World famous markets on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

These markets are one of my favourite markets in Queensland.  The colourful and fun Eumundi markets are held in the town centre of Eumundi, 20 km from Noosa Heads on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.  They are held every Saturday and Wedensday, rain, hail or shine.  If you are travelling by car from Brisbane itContinue reading “Eumundi Markets – World famous markets on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.”

MOUNT ISA RODEO – An outback event not to be missed.

THE BIGGEST RODEO IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE. The Isa Rodeo is a bucket list event, something you have to do at least once in your lifetime.  It is a spectacular week of fun and entertainment in Outback Queensland, Australia.  The Mount Isa Rodeo site suggests that the Mount Isa Mines Rodeo is where the romance ofContinue reading “MOUNT ISA RODEO – An outback event not to be missed.”

Winton’s Way Out West Fest, 2018.

The small outback town of Winton went all out between 19 – 22 April 2018 to celebrate Waltzing Matilda.  Winton is a friendly town 5 hours from Mount Isa, 6 hours from Townsville and 15 hours drive from Brisbane, Queensland. A devastating fire in 2015 all but destroyed the old Waltzing Matilda Centre.  Three yearsContinue reading “Winton’s Way Out West Fest, 2018.”

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival 2018

This year’s Julia Creek Dirt n Dust (DnD) Festival (#DnD18) was once again another great event on the North West Queensland event calendar.  Julia Creek is a little outback town 3 hours from Mount Isa, 7 hours from Townsville and 17 hours drive from Brisbane.  Every year this little outback country town comes alive for aContinue reading “Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival 2018”

Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland

I love walking through Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane, Queensland.  The Parkland is in the heart of the Brisbane City, a very short walk from the Queen Street Mall. If you are looking for somewhere to relax, find some peace in the middle of the city or exercise in a beautiful location then the Roma Street ParklandContinue reading “Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland”

Brisbane Beer, one of my most favourite topics!

Having often walked past the XXXX Brewery in Milton (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) I thought it was high time I stopped and had a look.  It turns out luck was on my side.  The Brewery holds tours several times a day.  This @FitAverageJo LOVES beer.  Surely it was 5 o’clock somewhere.   The tour of the XXXXContinue reading “Brisbane Beer, one of my most favourite topics!”

Paronella Park, Far North Queensland

I always have to know the story.  This is why I love to travel.   Ruins, ghost towns and abandoned buildings have always fascinated me.  I want to know the story behind the place.  Who lived there, what is their story, why did they leave, who was the last person to walk away, did theyContinue reading “Paronella Park, Far North Queensland”

Is a 12 week fitness challenge right for you?

Is a 12 week fitness challenge right for you?  If you want to lose a whole lot of weight quickly and you need a quick fix to jump-start the ‘new you’ that you dream of……..then NO, a 12 week challenge is not for you. It won’ t last. It’s not sustainable.  It’s a short cutContinue reading “Is a 12 week fitness challenge right for you?”

What is the first step in your fitness journey?

Are your clothes getting tight, maybe you have had to go up a size or two?  Perhaps you have over-indulged over the holiday period?  Do you puff going up stairs when you used to skip up stairs easily.  Are you feeling uncomfortable, but you don’t really have time or energy to start going to theContinue reading “What is the first step in your fitness journey?”

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