Category Archives: Australia

Australia, Until Next Time…

2 August 2018 As our Australian adventure comes to an end we will not say ‘good-bye’. Instead ‘until next time’ because we will be back. When we decided to take a year off from our normal life, our primary motive … Continue reading

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Hervey Bay Whale Watching

23 July 2018 Hervey Bay is one of Australia’s top whale watching spots. Between mid-July and October Humpback whales stop here along their long migration to rest and teach their newborn before continuing to Antarctica for the summer. The bay … Continue reading

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Fraser Island

22 July 2018 Fraser Island is a popular tourist destination, one that is commonly found on top Aussie tourism lists. Located between the Great Barrier Reef and Sunshine Coast, Fraser is the largest natural sand island in the world and … Continue reading

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Canberra, Australia’s Capital City – Part 3

17 May 2018 On our last full day in Canberra, we decided to travel like locals and rented bicycles. We peddled 25 km on the paved trails around Lake Burley Griffin. The bike paths are a great way to see … Continue reading

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Canberra, Australia’s Capital City – Part 2

16 May 2018 For a small city Canberra has alot to offer, and much of it is free! In addition to Parliament House, Museum of Australian Democracy, and Australian War Memorial we also visited some of the city’s other attractions. … Continue reading

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Canberra: Australian War Memorial

15 May 2018 The Australian War Memorial is an impressive monument to service and museum of military history. We planned to spend a couple hours and ended up spending most of the day. We started the day by taking a … Continue reading

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Canberra: Parliament House and Old Parliament House

14 May 2018 Parliament House, completed in 1988, is the center of national government. It was designed by the Philadelphia architectural firm Mitchell/Giurgola whom also designed the Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center in Kill Devil Hills and Davis Library … Continue reading

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