So, I’m not going to lie, leaving my husband, four kids and chocolate labrador isn’t something that comes easy to me. I have done your usual girl’s weekends away, but I’ve done a two week stint only twice before in the whole 18 years I’ve been a mum! As my kids are getting older and I start to approach a significant birthday, I thought to myself, it’s time. I had completed a Diploma of Professional Photography a couple of years ago and I wanted to do something that would mean something to me and would help me grow as a photographer and Morocco seemed to tick all the boxes.
It helped that I knew Sally from Souk & Co. from years ago and I know how passionately committed she is about Morocco and showing people why she loves this amazing country. It also helped to know we would have a guide with us 24/7 who speaks 5 languages, is a local Berber and who Sally works with very closely on a daily basis whether it is on the ground in Morocco or from Australia. It didn’t hurt that we would also h...
Dunsborough is a great place to visit and somewhere most Perthians escape to at least once a year. There are beautiful beaches to explore, lots of fantastic artisan food producers (anything from cheese to chocolate and bread to berries), art & craft galleries and a choice of stylish boutique hotels or holiday villas to stay at.
Even if Nick and I are not big wine connoisseurs we always visit at least one of the many wineries for a tasting. 30% of Australia’s premium wines are produced in the Margaret River area so it’s easy to find a wine that you’ll love.
The experience varies widely, from large tasting areas at the best-known wineries, to more informal Cellar Door shops. I particularly enjoy the smaller wineries where you might have a personal tasting with the owner surrounded by vats and barrels.
We drove down Caves Road and stopped at Stormflower Vineyard as we’ve bought their Dry Red in Perth a few times and really enjoyed it.
The tasting area at Stormflower reflects their bout...