Living Gems wins another Master Builders Award

Living Gems wins another Master Builders Award

Living Gems is celebrating again after another successful win at the recent Master Builders Award for the Downs and Western region on Friday, 20 July. Living Gems Toowoomba is the second resort within the Living Gems portfolio to be awarded for the best Tourism and Leisure Facilities by industry judges. Living Gems Caboolture won the [...]
John and Jenny say yes to Living Gems

John and Jenny say yes to Living Gems

Having recently emigrated from New Zealand early this year, Living Gems Home Owners John and Jenny Pierson have been enjoying the warmer weather. The Pierson’s tell us more about how they have been enjoying Australia and Living Gems so far. I am originally from Picton, at the top of the South Island and John is [...]
Retirement living: where to start?

Retirement living: where to start?

For those planning their retirement, the question of how to finance this next stage of life can be daunting for some. While the government offers the Age Pension, $826.20 for singles and $1245.60 for couples paid fortnightly, this is not always necessarily enough to live on. There are a number of options to get extra [...]
From Russia, via Iceland and Norway, with love

From Russia, via Iceland and Norway, with love

A cruise from the UK to Russia provided veteran travelers John and Janet Croft a cost effective way of visiting Iceland and Norway while delving deep into some little-known history of the Second World War. The Nordic countries are expensive to visit as land-based tourists, but the spectacular landscapes are essential to see for serious [...]