Yarra River Walk Warburton

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

Surf Coast walk – Torquay

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

The Royal Exhibition Building – Melbourne

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

Stay home – Fun for Family

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

Our Visit to Wilsons Promontory National Park

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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Why you must visit Point Nepean National Park if in Melbourne

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

Our Grampy moment in Grampians National Park – Australia

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

Our Gold Rush Moment – Ballarat

This week we went to Ballarat after long time and we Totally loved this beautiful town. Its about an hour drive from Melbourne and it is a very pleasant drive. As we are in the middle of Australian winter we also experienced snow in Gordon and around Kryal Castle area. If you are in Melbourne for few days, we totally recommend Ballarat visit and you won’t be disappointed. Ballarat has enjoyed a rich and prosperous heritage thanks to the Gold Rush which began in 1851. … More Our Gold Rush Moment – Ballarat

Emirates Heritage village – Abu Dhabi

Heritage Village traditional buildings and authentic exhibits speak of a complete different time of the United Arab Emirates. The oil boom resulting lot of wealth has modernised this nation but it is not so long ago and here it is shown clearly that the people in the ’70s were still very poor and their only source of income was pearl diving, farming and fishing. … More Emirates Heritage village – Abu Dhabi

10 OUR reasons why travel GOOD for you

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

Melbourne’s Best Suburban Beaches

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

Aurora Borealis, when and where?

If seeing the beautiful aurora in person is next on your bucket list. There is no better time than now to tick it off your bucket list! If you’ve done any research at all, you’ll have seen the articles that tell you to chase the northern lights and what are the best spots but I am going to tell you that you can see them through out the year if you plan to go different country. … More Aurora Borealis, when and where?