Markets in Eumundi: Queensland’s BEST

My very first experience of the Eumundi Markets was a long time ago when I was just a small child. It was a weekend and my dad was delivering hay to a supplier in Eumundi. I wanted to go with as I always did when dad went on a delivery, so I did. Let me…

Spice Up Your Life at India Fest

In October we were lucky enough to attend the inaugural India Fest in Townsville, which coincides with India’s Festival of Lights. We were not sure what to expect, and were pleasantly surprised by the variety and ambiance of the festival. I would say it is one of the best cultural festivals we have here in…

Have a ‘Cultural Feast’ at the Townsville Cultural Festival

The annual Townsville Cultural Festival is a celebration of the differences that make up this community; a celebration of cultural diversity that is Australia. For five days every August Townsville is inundated with culture, which includes a large array of stalls at the ‘Global Village’ offering arts, crafts, fashions and giftware from around the world.…

Because of you, I am me. Happy Mothers Day!

I dedicate this post to my beautiful, strong, intelligent and always supportive mother, Gina. I love you mumma! <3 For me, Mother’s Day is about thanking my mum (and other authoritative female figures in my life) for taking care of me, supporting me and doing whatever she could to help me learn and grow. The…

Get Your Greek On: Townsville’s Greek Festival

Experience a combination of Greek music, food and entertainment at Townsville’s cultural Greek Fest. A FREE community event held annually at Townsville’s Riverway Park. What’s On? Children’s rides Food and drink Main stage entertainment Marketplace (Agora) Enjoy a bunch of children’s rides in the Village Green, stay entertained with cultural dancing and singing on the…

Halloween: a haunted history

Halloween has become one of the most celebrated days around the world. Nowadays it is all about costumes, lollies and scaring people, but it wasn’t always that way. Halloween evolved from the 2000 year old Celtic tradition, Samhain; a day which marked the end of harvest season and beginning of winter. Celebrated on the 31st…

Ingham Italian Festival: food, wine & music!

If you are interested in all things Italian then you should definitely head to the Australian Italian Festival in Ingham. Food, wine, entertainment, markets, cooking, challenges and so much more can be experienced here. Located at the beautiful TYTO Wetlands in Ingham, the Italian Fest showcases and celebrates the culture of Italian migrants and their…

Experience the South Burnett

The South Burnett is where I grew up, and it holds a really special place in my heart.. My family heritage goes back generations in this area, so I think it will always be my home. When I was younger I did not think that way.. I couldn’t wait to get away, and I couldn’t…