Category Archive: Travel

Last week in Australia

So, we’ve been back in Canada for about a week now. With car issues, preparing to move apartments, and going back to work things have gotten busy already! So, that’s my excuse as… Continue reading

Port Douglas, Queensland – Part 3

The final part of the Port Douglas trip. We chose Port Douglas partly because it was 1 hour closer by boat to the Great Barrier Reef and also because it was 1 hour… Continue reading

Port Douglas, Queensland – Part 2

The morning of the GREAT BARRIER REEF TRIP. We were SO excited!! Same selfie, different location ­čśë We booked the Calypso Snorkel Only tour with Tropical Journeys. When we boarded the boat, there… Continue reading

Port Douglas, Queensland – Part 1

Adam and I booked this trip within the first couple of weeks of arriving in Australia. It was a bit more expensive than what we were hoping to spend, but snorkelling the Great… Continue reading

Tea + Wine = My Favourite Things

This past weekend was filled with fun. Kirsty and I decided at the last minute to go to a vegan High Tea with her mother-in-law. While the guest speaker was interesting…(Miranda Kerr’s mom),… Continue reading

Hello Melbourne!

Since my mom mentioned my blog on Facebook (hi Mom!) and more people might be reading, I feel like I have to up my writing / blogging. After all, I’m a scientist, not… Continue reading

ROAD TRIP: The Great Ocean Road

It’s been awhile since my last update. But, I’ve had a good reason…we were on the road! For the Easter long weekend, Adam and I drove┬áthe Great Ocean Road and visited Melbourne. It… Continue reading

Beautiful Canberra!

While a lot┬áAustralians turn their nose up at Canberra, and a lot of North Americans don’t even know where it is, it is actually a very┬ábeautiful city. The weather is great…hot, but not… Continue reading

Canberra – Eating Out

Canberra is a great place to dine out. Before we even moved here I made a list of all the cafes and restaurants I wanted to try. While I’ve had to get used… Continue reading

Road Trip Part 3 – Sydney and Bondi Beach

After a quick rest and a tea at our rented apartment in Bondi, we set out to tackle Circular Quay, Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, and Darling Harbour in only a few hours.… Continue reading