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Link Love: Happy whales, the ultimate babymoon, new Brisbane restaurants + more

Want to know what’s been happening around the travel traps? We’ve got the best bits from the web below:

:: These whales are beyond stoked about the changes to Japan’s whaling laws. Maybe this is the year to check them out as they celebrate life in Hervey Bay?

:: Is Hamilton Island in the Whitsundays the best destination for a babymoon? This blogger thinks so.

:: Travel blogger Ciki reveals 10 things you didn’t know about skydiving after taking the plunge on the Sunshine Coast.

:: Dave and Deb from The Planet D took to the skies, in a hot air balloon ride over the Gold Coast during their stay in #Room753.

:: Gourmet food truck scene in Brisbane? You betcha! Gourmand and Gourmet have got the who, what and most importantly the where and when of Brissy’s best grub-on-the-go.

:: “Cooktown is one of the most gorgeous, scenic places we’ve ever been to.” Spida Everitt reveals what you can expect on a trip from Cairns to Cooktown.

:: The Urban List has the scoop on six new cafes and restaurants in Brisbane.

:: Rob from Stop Having a Boring Life pulled himself away from devouring fresh spanner crabs to write about his experience on a deep sea fishing charter off Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast.

:: And while she was here, Liz from The Real Adventuress managed to experience all of the colours of Queensland.

What have you been up to lately in Queensland? Share your links below!

*Photography: Shutterstock (feature image), Jayne Jenkins (whale), Liz Carlson (Young Adventuress)