Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

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

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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

White Night – Melbourne

When ever we go back to a festival which we have attended in the past. We tend to make a perception of the event in same way as we have seen in the past. What truly used to be magnificent festival! White Night Melbourne has always been organised and visually spectacular event. Huge crowds were well behaved and the streetscapes were alive with active lighting projections covering all the colours of the rainbow. … More White Night – Melbourne

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

Dip at Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai

The place is like a wonderland, visually stunning and just epic fun. It doesn’t cover a huge area, but it’s easy to spend your whole day there. From the torrent wave ride, to the rapids and then onto the many water slides, all of which are great fun each time you do them. Then when you’re brave enough you head up to the Leap Of Faith…. and it really is that. … More Dip at Aquaventure Waterpark Dubai

Our Ultimate guide to Dubai

We have been to Dubai numerous times and every time we go there it fascinates us that how much has changed since our last visit. City that has 365 days of sunshine, tax-free income and ultimately luxury life style. It will then acquaint you with the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, and the grandiose version of Las Vegas’ Bellagio fountains. In Dubai you might even get to swim with a shark in an aquarium at a hotel. Dubai is a modern city that welcomes visitors from around the world. However, as it is also a Muslim city, there are certain factors to take into consideration in terms of dress code and behaviour. … More Our Ultimate guide to Dubai

Most amazing views of New York skyline – Jersey City

The views of New York city which we have seen from the Jersey City waterfront will stay forever with us. Every time we will talk about new York the view of the skyline from Jersey City waterfront comes up first than anything else. That is more convincing than anything else that New York trip is not complete with a visit to Jersey City Liberty Park and Jersey City waterfront. 

The Waterfront at Exchange Place-PATH station remains without any doubt the best view of New York city sky line especially lower Manhattan’s shimmering glass, & chrome. Trust me. It’s virtually impossible to appreciate the wonder of it all once you’re across the Hudson in the City. I was constantly trying to capture the perfect shot of the water, sky, and human element combined. It’s hard to be disappointed whether its day or night on your visit.  … More Most amazing views of New York skyline – Jersey City

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?

Things to consider if planning family holidays

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

Trying our favourite Food in Asia :)

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 🙂

Remembering the Time in Washington DC – Nation’s Capital

We loved our time in Washington DC. There is so much to see and do in Washington DC that it’s impossible to see it all in just one visit. We recommend planning at least 3-day trip for first-time visitors to the capital of the USA. Whether you’re visiting over a long weekend or during the … More Remembering the Time in Washington DC – Nation’s Capital

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show 2019:

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:

Sleepless in Seattle :) Road trip Vancouver to Seattle :)

Seattle, also known as the Emerald City due to the lush forests surrounding it, is a modern metropolis with a rich cultural history. Only one hundred miles from the Canadian border we wanted to go Seattle while we were in Vancouver and are glad we done it. The close proximity of the US border near … More Sleepless in Seattle 🙂 Road trip Vancouver to Seattle 🙂

Calgary, Canada

If you’re looking for where the city meets nature, look no further than Calgary. We made Calgary and Banff to discover this area and totally loved it. The city itself is bursting with creativity and cool places to eat, drink, and see. And just under an hour and a half away, you’ll find the Rocky Mountains where there’s … More Calgary, Canada

Vancouver to Revelstoke our first stop of drive through Rockies in winter

This was our first stop. We left Vancouver around 8.30am and arrived Revelstoke around 5pm. The drive should take you around 7 hours but we did few stops along the way and also lunch at Kamloops. We hired a Mitsubishi Outlander 4WD from Vancouver for around $34 a day including insurance. Due to winter and … More Vancouver to Revelstoke our first stop of drive through Rockies in winter

STOP Over (Transit) in China and Great Wall Trip

If traveling through China, the new 144-hour China transit visa is great to see the country without the hassle of applying for a full visa. Unlike traditional tourist visas, a transit visa is issued upon arrival in China. This means that you don’t need to apply before you get on the airplane, which is great. However, there are … More STOP Over (Transit) in China and Great Wall Trip

Berlin Day 4 ☺

Checkpoint Charlie: When you visit Berlin you must visit Checkpoint Charlie. Unless you lived through that time you cannot understand what it would have been like to be cut off from your family and friends, which is what happened during this very sad period of history. Reading the stories on people who escaped and how … More Berlin Day 4 ☺

Berlin Day 3 ☺

Berlin Cathedral: Berlin Cathedral is the short name for the Evangelical Supreme Parish and Collegiate Church in Berlin. It is located on Museum Island in the Mitte borough. The current building was finished in 1905 and is a major work of Historicist architecture of the “Kaiserzeit”. It has amazing architecture and sculptures covering the outside, … More Berlin Day 3 ☺

Berlin Day 2 ☺ – Discovering and understanding reunification of East & West Berlin ☺

As I mentioned in my previous post this city has always fascinated us that how quickly Berlin has shaped into cultural and economic hub of not only Germany but also for Europe. Since reunification, the German government has spent vast amounts of money on reintegrating the two halves of the city and bringing services and … More Berlin Day 2 ☺ – Discovering and understanding reunification of East & West Berlin ☺

Berlin Day 1 ☺

We always wanted to visit Berlin; I am not sure weather it was due to its fascinating past or being current economic powerhouse of European union. But it was one of the must see cities that we wanted to visit during our Europe trip and would like to go back again to see and discover … More Berlin Day 1 ☺

Lake Como, Italy

The elegant and bustling town of Como is the primary and commercial centre for Lake Como. The magnificent scenery of Lake Como (also known as Lake Lario) has fascinated artists and travellers from many years now and we wanted to go and experience this as well. Lake Como continues to attract international celebrities that appreciate the evocative … More Lake Como, Italy

Milan, Italy

Milan was our second stop of our 4 weeks trip to Europe. We always wanted to go and see Milan and around Lake Como area so glad we done it. Milan, a metropolis in Italy’s northern region, is a global capital of fashion and design. Home to the top European banking institutions, it’s a financial … More Milan, Italy

Disneyland Paris

This was our 4th Disneyland trip. We have been to LA, Tokyo and Hong Kong so wanted to go this one as well and TOTLLAY loved it. There is so much to see and do at Disneyland Paris including 2 amazing parks, Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios which offer thrilling rides, great shows, parades … More Disneyland Paris

Eiffel Tower

It’s been sometime since our visit to Paris, but I remember it as if it was yesterday! One of the highlights of our trip was definitely visiting the Eiffel Tower. Just seeing it from the ground is tremendous – imagine climbing to the top and enjoying the view. The line might look long, but it … More Eiffel Tower

Louvre Museum, Paris

This is a great museum that has art beyond your imagination, including the Mona Lisa. What an amazing place. We spent over 6 hours looking at pieces from Ancient Egypt/Greece/Rome, France, Italy, England, the Flemish, Dutch, and Renaissance, It is impossible to see all that it has to offer even if you spent an entire … More Louvre Museum, Paris

Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Some more of Seoul

Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) has a meaning of Dream, Design, and Play. It holds various exhibitions, fashion shows, forums, conferences, and other domestic and international events. Designed by world renowned architect, Zaha Hadid, DDP is the world’s largest atypical architecture. The DDP is comprised of five halls: Art Hall, Museum, Design Lab, Design Market, and … More Dongdaemun Design Plaza and Some more of Seoul

Cheonggyecheon Stream, Seoul, South Korea

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

Kyoto, Japan

The fact is, Kyoto is the most rewarding city in Japan and a place all travellers should visit at least once in their lives. Kyoto, once the capital of Japan, is a city on the island of Honshu. It’s famous for its numerous classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and … More Kyoto, Japan

Hakone, 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

Tokyo Disneyland, Japan

Welcome to the kingdom of dreams and magic! Tokyo Disneyland with its seven themed lands offers fun attractions and fantastic entertainment.Always fun going to Disneyland. This is very similar to Disneyland in California. Most of the rides have been slightly changed for being in Japan, but there are some still same like the one in … More Tokyo Disneyland, Japan

Odaiba, Tokyo

Odaiba is a hottest new tourism spot in Tokyo. It is futuristic artificial city built on top of the Tokyo Bay landfill. It is situated on the waterfront and is a nice daytrip within Tokyo. It was initially built for defensive purposes in the 1850s, dramatically expanded during the late 20th century as a seaport district, … More Odaiba, Tokyo

Meiji Shrine, Tokyo

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

Shibuya Tokyo, Japan

Shibuya is a shopping and eating district popular with lot of young Tokyo locals and international tourists. There are many reasons to visit Shibuya town centre. The famous crossing, hachiko statue, the shopping experience and many more. Definitely worth the visit. Shinuya is home to world famous pedestrian crossing, which is one of the busiest … More Shibuya Tokyo, Japan

Merlion Park, Singapore

Merlion Park, is a Singapore landmark and major tourist attraction, located at One Fullerton, Singapore, near the Central Business District. You can’t go to Singapore & not visit the Merlion (Mermaid with lion head)specially its the face of Singapore Tourism globally. If you are walking around Clark Quay and the Singapore river area you are … More Merlion Park, Singapore

Singapore Botanic Gardens and The National Orchid Garden

Singapore Botanic Gardens is 158-year-old garden located at the fringe of Orchard Road. It was honoured as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Founded in 1859 Singapore Botanic Gardenshas the best and most spectacular of tropical flora set in beautiful landscape. National Orchid Garden is part of SBG. Singapore botanic garden is one of the must do … More Singapore Botanic Gardens and The National Orchid Garden

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

Hanging Rock & Mount Macedon Memorial Cross , Victoria, Australia

Hanging Rock is approximately 70 km north-west of and 10 kilometres from Mount Macedon. Since the 1967 novel of Joan Lindsey “Picnic at the Hanging Rock” and 1975 motion picture of “Picnic at Hanging Rock” it has become somewhat of an icon to the simple mystery depicted and remains a wonderful place to experience. It is … More Hanging Rock & Mount Macedon Memorial Cross , Victoria, Australia

Bondi, Sydney

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

Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

The Blue Mountains are a mountainous area 50 Kilometres North West of Sydney. Blue Mountains get their name from the natural blue haze created by vast eucalypt forestsaround this area. There are numerous activities on offer in the mountains, from rock climbing, abseiling and many more with experience local operators. Echo Point Lookout is one of the … More Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia

Twelve Apostles

12 apostles is probably the main reason you are on the Great Ocean Road in the first place and can be called jewel in the crown of Great Ocean Road. These are natural formations along a very rugged coastline, very much weathered by the sea, wind & climate. Some of them have ended up in … More Twelve Apostles