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It was the first trip after the lockdown. COVID-19 was preventing us all from hitting the road, we were spending a lot of time dreaming about our next beach trip. Thankfully coronavirus cases decreased in Victoria and the local government relaxed lockdown policy and we were able to travel again within our state. … More First Beach Trip to Great Ocean Road After Lockdown
Kids love spotting new birds and learning information about them including their habitual patterns. … More Beautiful birds around our Neighbourhood
Warburton is a beautiful town in Victoria and one of our favourite places to visit. We started off with the three-kilometre Yarra River Walk, which rolls right through the town centre, past a number of river crossings including the famous swing bridge at Story Reserve. … More Yarra River Walk Warburton
We always love coming Torquay and surrounding area to enjoy Surf Coast walk with kids. We usually start at the end of The Esplanade, where we follow the beachside path and head behind the Surf Club. We cross the tidal channel via a wooden boardwalk over Spring Creek. It is an easy walk to Rocky Point and the views are amazing which you will remember for very longtime. We walked on to the lookout. It features two viewing platforms; one looking East to Torquay and the other looking West towards Bells Beach. Stone seating is layered to represent the rocky reef breaks offshore. … More Surf Coast walk – Torquay
Autumn Colours of Bright, Victoria – The Autumn colours of Bright, and the surrounding region in north east Victoria, are a reminder of the beauty of nature. … More Autumn Colours of Bright, Victoria
Possibly Melbourne’s most beautiful building, located in the middle of the gorgeous Carlton Gardens.
I’ve photographed it on a Spring day – it looks beautiful white and photographed it on a fine Winter afternoon – it was glowing gold.
Australia being the new settlement country has very few buildings which can boast of being part of the world heritage. And yet, in the heart of Melbourne city, there is this 140 years old building, which in 2004 founds its way into UNESCO World Heritage list. It has a brilliant exterior adorned by an iconic fountain. The Carlton gardens surrounding it are beautiful to spend an afternoon. … More The Royal Exhibition Building – Melbourne
If you’re a family with young kids here’s a list of stay-home activities that’s fun for everyone during this social distance time of Coronavirus pandemic. Best advice will be is to do something different and involve entire family so that everyone is included. Also our lives are too cluttered with all of the things that we need to do at home, work, school, in our religious or civic lives, with friends and family, with hobbies, and so on. This is a best opportunity to declutter all that and spend some quality time with your family and kids. … More Stay home – Fun for Family
Wilsons Promontory National Park is an unspoilt, ruggedly beautiful park at the southern most tip of the Australian mainland. Wilsons Prom is a must see for anyone visiting Melbourne, if you have a little time up your sleeve to leave the metro area. It is approximately a 2.5-3 hour drive from Melbourne. The ‘Prom’ was all that we had imagined. Animals large and small like koalas, wallabies, echidnas, lizards, emus and birds of lesser stature were plentiful. There was plenty of bird life like Crimson Rosellas, Yellow Tailed Cockatoos and Black Faced Cormorants which we spotted as well.
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To be honest this is how we felt like having our own home on fire and can still feel the pain of this great nation of ours. The bushfires that have threatened some communities in recent weeks have been highly distressing for all of us in Australia. Australians are suffering from bushfire crisis that’s ravaged … More My Home on fire – Australian Bushfires recovery
Conures make awesome pets, as long as you’re able to tend to their needs. The green-cheeked conure is found in wild in Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina and Paraguay, where it inhabits forests and woodland areas. … More Conure makes great pet – Introducing our Jelly Bean
One of the big draw cards for us in Melbourne is the ability to travel, in the space of a day, between the sites of the, city, the bay, and of course the mountains. The Dandenong Ranges are the closest mountain ranges to Melbourne. The Dandenong Ranges are only 30 min drive from the city, … More Our Visit to Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden
The treetop walk was an amazing experience for the whole family. The views from the bridge and tower are breathtaking. The walk was fantastic and the ability to be up so high was awesome. We felt secure and safe on the elevated walkway. The information supplied was good for our children’s learning. Children enjoyed mystical … More Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
We were fortunate enough to walk this scenic route yesterday on warm spring day. On the Mornington Peninsula past Portsea you will find Point Nepean National Park. Views of the beaches are brilliant and the fort with its tunnels, cannons and other battlements were very interesting for kids and they loved it. … More Why you must visit Point Nepean National Park if in Melbourne
Today we went to Geelong Botanical Gardens and kids enjoyed their time exploring beautiful collection of trees. Just a short walk from the Geelong town centre and along the amazing Corio Bay frontage, are the Geelong Botanical Gardens, a small but exquisite gem. You can stroll around in half an hour but the variety of plants is amazing.
… More Family Day at Geelong Botanic Gardens
The tulips were in full bloom and what amazing sight. This place reminds you of a place from Holland. They claim to have one million bulbs and likely there were. … More Tesselaar Tulip Festival
We have been to Grampians National Park numerous times and have recently spent two wonderful days in the National Park, around the Halls Gap area. The walking trails and views were outstanding, and kids enjoyed it. Nestled in the heart of the Grampians National Park, Halls Gap is a delightful small village with varied accommodation on offer and activities at your doorstep. The area is renowned for spectacular hiking, stunning views and inquisitive wildlife including kangaroos, emus, wallabies and birds. … More Our Grampy moment in Grampians National Park – Australia
The open-door policy invites tourists from all around the world who can witness the spectacular domes, the reflective pools that engulf the courtyard and the iconic prayer hall, which not only overflows with blissful sunlight, but also houses the world’s biggest chandelier and carpet, both meticulously handmade. Be sure to spot the calligraphy encircling the hollows of the domes, etched with verses from the Quran and painted with gold leaves in An-Naskh lettering. … More Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque Visit – Abu Dhabi
Fresh juice has the ability to deliver another important group of nutrients – enzymes. Starting your day with healthy choices can provide much needed energy and revitalise you. Not only it freshen you up but also helps increase your focus, productivity and keeps your weight in check.
… More Our Daily routine of starting day with fresh juice
The better prepared you are the safer and more, enjoyable your travel will be. Make sure your passport has enough validity. Check the expiry date of your passport before you travel. Some countries won’t let you enter unless your passport is valid for six months from when you plan to leave that country. “Travelling – … More Better be prepared – Travel
Throughout time, travel has been considered to be educational. Travellers have undertaken journeys in order to learn, and people still refer anecdotally to the educational benefits of travel. Yet there is belief among many that education happens primarily in the classroom, even though learning can occur in many contexts, including travel. Travellers gather knowledge as they “understand, learn, discover, explore, and make sense of other places”. If you’re here on our website, you’re probably thinking of travelling already. If you need that final push to go on your next trip, how about we give you 10 good reasons why travel is good for you. … More 10 OUR reasons why travel GOOD for you
Our Home Melbourne, we love this GREAT city and are glad to be living here. Best known for its coffee, food and cultural scene, Melbourne also has its fair share of charming beaches. From family-friendly swimming spots to fishing and boating havens. The beaches of Melbourne and Victoria have a different feel and texture to those of the Australian east coast. Port Phillip bay services the city with gentle curves of sand, picturesque piers and quaint bathing boxes, while its Peninsula region offers these along with rugged windswept back beaches. … More Melbourne’s Best Suburban Beaches
Why I need a Travel Insurance?
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Best of Hokkaido, Japan.
Things You Need to consider before planning for Hokkaido Trip.
Things to do Hokkaido.
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After travelling many years we truly believe that one of the best ways for families to bond is through travel, and doing activities together as family. We get to visit beautiful new places that we’ve never seen before, eat delicious food, enjoy the different climate and experience new culture which you might not experience again in your life. The positive atmosphere is perfect for impactful family bonding and creating fun memories. … More Things to consider if planning family holidays
If you are planning your next holiday best advice is to plan early, do plenty of home work and book early. Once we are back from our holidays, we start planning our next. Leaving it last minute is not a good idea and you will miss on lot of specials and good deals also at … More Best Reasons to Book your Trip Early
We love Japan because of it cherry blossoms but Korea is just as beautiful but not very many people know about it unless you are local Korean. Other than main cities and Seoul, places which we are going to mention below are way less crowded than in Japan and may be less touristy as well … More Spring Blossoms Best spots in Korea
Food, delicious food. Australians are proud of our local delights because of its multicultural diversity which brought numerous delicious delicacies to the shores of this GREAT country. But there’s so much for our taste buds to explore when we travel overseas. Every country has their unique dishes with an incredible array of flavours and textures. … More Trying our favourite Food in Asia 🙂
You don’t realise what is missing until you need it. Packing for holidays can be overwhelmingly difficult at times. A general advice is to pack light. Everyone has the urge to pack a lot of things. But what usually happens is that we either wear them only once or we end up not wearing most … More Travel Packing List
“Live a simple life; you will own the most beautiful treasures of the world!” Mehmet Murat ildan I was grown up in a village and left at the age of 12. We moved to the town so that my brothers, sisters and I can go to High school, collage and university for further education. But … More Simple Life – Thai Village
There is a magical quality to autumn when the leaves start to change colour, from green to yellow, orange and varying shades of red. This year we have been doing summer stuff all the way till Easter and weather has been warm as so not planning to travel any where to see the autumn colours … More Autumn 2019 Australia
This show is held once a year during March for 4 days at Carlton Gardens, Victoria Street, Melbourne. We visit each year, there is a wonderful display of flowers, garden structures and various other displays of University students. This show displays lot of famous Australian Horticulturists and Landscaping Teams handy work. Plenty of entertainment for … More Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2019:
The Notre Dame Cathedral Paris or Notre Dame de Paris (Meaning ‘Our Lady of Paris’ in French) is a Gothic cathedral located in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France, It has its main entrance to the west. The island is on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité. The cathedral is widely considered to be … More Notre Dame Cathedral Paris
Cheonggyecheon is a 10.9-kilometre-long, modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul, South Korea. The Cheonggyecheon Stream is a modern restoration of a natural stream flowing through the heart of Seoul. City planners had the foresight to tear down the 1960’s freeway that had been paved over the stream, and have created a wonderful urban parkland, … More Cheonggyecheon Stream, Seoul, South Korea
Awesome Tall and Straight Bamboo forest that tower into the sky. You can spend hours in this place wondering around in these majestic trees. When we first seen the photos of this area we always wanted to go there and glad we done this as well. Walking through the exceptionally tall and linear bamboos can … More Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan
Nara Park is one of the must-see areas in Nara City. The vast area covers 660 hectares and is renowned for its free-roaming deer and world famous temples. Feeding the deer is an attraction in itself and special crackers are on sale all around the park. It encompasses major temples and shrines, including Todaiji Temple, Kohfukuji … More Nara Park, Nara City, Japan
A unique temple, which is stunning, surrounded by a tranquil pond. The temple is vey captivating, the gold leaf coated temple against the lush green background. You will be amazed by the splendour of the golden reflection of the temple in the pond where it stands. Going to Kyoto and not seeing the Golden Pavilion … More Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan
When we decided to visit Kyoto, the first thing that came in mind was “yes we can finally see these tori gates for real!” and it proved to be much more than that. The movie “memoirs of a geisha” only showed a glimpse of the magnificent sight.This was one of the most surreal experiences we … More Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto, Japan
We hired a car and took a drive to and around Hakone and enjoyed glorious views. We stayed 3 nights in this area, which also included a day trip to Mount Fuji 5thStation. As family of 4 hiring car was the best option which gave us freedom to do and see more place in this … More Hakone, Japan
Meiji Jingu, in Yoyogi park is an island of peace and serenity in a loud and bustling city. Walking into this park will provide the break you need from the craziness of Tokyo. Astonishing way to show, how Japanese people may advance in technology rapidly and at the very same time keep in touch with … More Meiji Shrine, Tokyo
A wonderful peaceful place in the middle of the most crowded city.It was a well deserved break from all the crowds. The energy here is amazing and every single place you go to look around, looks as if it is straight out of a postcard. Tourist or not, this place is inspiring, relaxing and enjoyable … More Shinjuku Gyoen Tokyo, Japan
Located at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, the Grand Palace was a former residence for King Rama I to King Rama V of the Rattanakosin Kingdom. Today, the place is used for hosting royal ceremonies and welcoming the king’s guests, State guests, and other foreign dignitaries. Palace is located in the old city of Bangkok on … More The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand
We now know why everyone who has been to Thailand raves about it. Thai people are friendly and Thailand offer wonderful food. Bangkok is very busy with lots of things to see and do. Bangkok is a fascinating, exciting and incredible city to visit. It is famous for its food and wild nightlife, most of … More Bangkok, Thailand
Bondi is a seaside suburb in Sydney. It is 7 Kilometres from Sydney CBD. Bondi is a great beach area with a feel and vibe. Bondi has something for everyone, from swimming, surfing and sunbathing to a spectacular coastal walk and delicious. We walked around the area and did the cliff walk to Bronte. Bondi … More Bondi, Sydney
Sheoak Falls is seven-kilometre from Lorne on Great Ocean Road on the way to Apollo Bay. These falls are 15-20 minute walk from the car-park but well worth the effort to get there. Walking track which one point climbs to a boardwalk with a bench seat offering ocean views. As you continue the walk you … More Sheoak Falls, Victoria
Erskine Falls is nine-kilometre from Lorne on Erskine Falls road in the Otways National Park. t is one of the most popular falls in the Otways and easily accessible by car. The road from Lorne to the park is really pretty, and it is totally worth the drive. Only five-minute walk from the car park … More Erskine Falls, Victoria
Fairhaven is a town southwest of Melbourne, Australia. Lorne is 106 kilometres (66 mi) south-west of Melbourne on the iconic Great Ocean Road. Fairhaven Beach is a popular surfing destination, and the Fairhaven Surf Lifesaving Club, which was founded in 1957 is one of the best in Australia. This is one of our favourite spot near Melbourne … More Fairhaven, Victoria
Royal Botanic Garden Melbourne is a haven of serenity in a very busy city and must see place in Melbourne. Melbourne Garden was founded in 1846 on the south side of the Yarra River.Go there anytime of the year to enjoy flowers in abundance of spring or autumn for wonderful leaf colours. Lovely place to … More Royal Botanic Garden Melbourne