Travel Diary 11 Posts

Sydney and Newcastle, last stops!

Our final two stops in Australia before flying out for our big family white Christmas in Canada (just in case your are confused no we're not Canadian, my husband's f...
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Enjoying the Hunter Valley Christmas Lights

On our recent trip to the Hunter Valley we went to see the biggest display of Christmas lights in Australia. Some claim the southern hemisphere. One of the biggest attra...
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MUM! The emu bit me at the Hunter Valley Zoo

After Ballina we drove eight hours south to the Hunter Valley, approximately two hours north of Sydney, to catch up with my brother and his wife. We spent a lovely week ...
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Rock pools and shells in Ballina

We've just spent a week in Ballina and Alstonville in northern New South Wales, Australia. Just south of Byron Bay, this is the region I grew up in. The blog has been qu...
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Preparing to leave Australia ... again

Tomorrow we fly out of Australia for the second time since starting our travels. We thought we were going on Sunday but turns out Colin had the dates wrong and it's actu...
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Gold Coast with kids: The Natural Bridge

We recently spent a weekend camping on the Gold Coast with the Guerreiro family who we met in Chiang Mai late last year. The kids had a fantastic time hanging out in our...
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Photo Friday: Carnivals and Uncles

One of the best things about spending time back in Australia after a year abroad has been catching up with some of the kids favourite uncles and aunts. Last month we vis...
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Exploring the Snowy Mountains

After writing last nights post on how the long months on the road without a break have negatively affected our children's behaviour, I thought I should follow up with a ...
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Three states in one day

Welcome to the view out of our window for most of our four day drive from Sydney to Adelaide. Mile after mile of flat, dry, almost featureless land. It may sound boring ...
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Sydney to Adelaide in a campervan: Day 2

Day 2 on our relocation campervan journey from Sydney to Adelaide saw us driving from Gundagai to the small rural town of Hay. To be honest, we can't remember too much a...
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Sydney to Adelaide in a campervan: Day 1

Once upon a time there was a boy with a dream. A dream to drive an RV. Australia, America … anywhere with wide-open roads, camp grounds and lots of other travellers enj...
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