Stunning Scotland

After boarding the train in London at Kings Cross Station platform 9 3/4 we clickity clacked our way across a patchwork quilt of farms and villages. Church steeples poked their way out from behind hedgerows surrounded by boxy brick houses. We passed stunning seaside towns and undulating countryside. And after a very relaxing four hour journey…

London

As I stepped off the plane in Heathrow, a strange sense of belonging swept over me. This was home turf, my birth country. A place that I have only lived for a short part of my life, and that nostalgic feeling came as a bit of a surprise. London is a REALLY long way from…

The Money-Go-Round

When you are off cruising or traveling, having some money to spend is usually pretty important. Especially if you are wanting to eat and sleep with a roof over your head. We are just back from a sailing trip in New Caledonia with some friends and had a couple of interesting money related experiences… Here…

Great Ocean Road-Trip

You’ve gotta love holidays like Easter. It’s like a long weekend, only longer. It is acceptable to eat unacceptable amounts of chocolate, and it is a perfect excuse for another adventure! Time to tick another trip off the bucket list. The Great Ocean Road. We dragged the kids out of bed in the middle of…

Marvellous Melbourne

Following our Great Ocean Road trip (post to come) and prior to heading up to Uluru, we had a few days exploring Melbourne. I was completely absorbed in a book by Rob Mundle – Flinders. Mundle writes fantastic historical and nautical books, and his book about Flinders is no exception. This incredible man followed in the footsteps of…

Uluru Travel Tips

I feel like I have been a bit misleading to my readers in my previous posts about Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon… In those posts I showed beautiful pictures of the amazing scenery, punctuated every so often with our smiling faces. In reality, it was more like this…