Category Archives: Walks

Great places to go walking in Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast

Brisbane River Walk

I love Brisbane’s riverside pathways. They’re especially pleasant for a stroll during Brisbane’s balmy summer evenings. If you’re new to Brisbane, try the riverside path between South Bank and Kangaroo Point. The track is flat and lit at night and there’s … Continue reading

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Brisbane Walks in the Courier Mail

A journalist from the Courier Mail, Michael Lund, contacted me to talk about the best places to walk in Brisbane. Michael was particularly interested in the many interesting things we often walk past without really seeing (because we’re too busy or too familiar with … Continue reading

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Brisbane Riverwalk Replacement

Brisbane’s floating walkway, often called the Riverwalk, which was washed away in this year’s floods will be replaced. Take a look at a very brave tugboat skipper guiding a large chunk of the Riverwalk down the river after it broke … Continue reading

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Brisbane History Walk

The Mansions in Brisbane I love that you can walk through the streets of Brisbane’s CBD and see lots of historic buildings, often built from sandstone with intricate carvings and decorations.  Have you seen the cats sitting atop The Mansions in … Continue reading

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Why Walking is Good For You

We all know that walking is a great form of physical exercise. Here are a few benefits you could get from being a regular walker: – lower body fat – less chance of heart attack or stroke – improvements in joint … Continue reading

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New Walking Book for Melbourne

The Melbourne version of Woodslane Publishing’s Best Walks guide book is just being finished off by author, Julie Mundy.  She sent me a copy of the cover the other day. If you’ve ever had a book published, seeing your cover image … Continue reading

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Great Walks in Australia

The cool weather we’re having makes this a great time for walking. We’re planning a trip to the Sunshine Coast and I’m looking forward to the beautiful walk from Sunshine Beach into Noosa National Park.  It goes up over a … Continue reading

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