Travel Diary 9 Posts

Goodbye New Zealand, G'Day Australia

We left Queenstown on Monday morning to spend three nights in Christchurch with friends before flying out to Australia. Queenstown was the hardest place we've had to lea...
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5 things to do with kids in Brisbane

Spending some time in the capital of Queensland? Here's five of our favourite centrally located things to do as a family in our old hometown of Brisbane. 1. Museums, Sta...
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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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Brisbane's Southbank: Our favourite day out

The latest Doctor Who set? No, unfortunately this giant box isn't an ultramodern Pandorica. There's no David Tennant or Matt Smith lurking inside - it's one the exhibits...
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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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Enjoying the great outdoors, when we can!

A year away from Australia travelling through Asia has helped us appreciate things we'd previously taken for granted in Australia. Clean beaches, big backyards, shady pa...
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Photo Story: the Brisbane Floods

After years of drought, three-quarters of Queensland is now in flood. In fact, when we returned to Australia in December it seemed it seemed like everywhere was getting ...
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Photo Friday: Picnics in Brisbane

See those bright red shoes? That's Noah being ... well a 5.5yr old boy! While in Brisbane for Christmas we headed into the city to see the museum, galleries and Southban...
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Being 21st Century Kids in Brisbane

Over the last year we've discovered some amazing and educational things to do with kids around South East Asia. Petrosains in Kuala Lumpur, learning about elephant conse...
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