Perfect Saturday!

This past Saturday was very relaxing – a great mix of fun, food, and entertainment. I started it with a super fun gym class. Then Kirsty, Mark, Adam and I headed to Gundaroo,… Continue reading

High tea and One Tree Hill hike

We stuck around Canberra this past week and weekend since will be in the car A LOT on Easter weekend. Here’s an update of what we were up to: On Friday Kirsty and… Continue reading

Jervis Bay Weekend

Fair warning: picture overload in this post! As soon as we arrived in Australia we started planning the trips we would take during our 3-month visit. Many people here, and in Canada, had… Continue reading

Day Trip to Bateman’s Bay

Last weekend Adam and I drove to the coast for the day. Our destination: Bateman’s Bay. This is the closest coastal town to Canberra and where all Canberrans go for a weekend beach… Continue reading

Enlighten Noodle Market

Enlighten is a festival in Canberra that includes many events over 9 days. National attractions such as the National Library, Portrait Gallery, and Questacon (science museum) are lit up in various light shows.… Continue reading

Beautiful Canberra!

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

Canberra – Eating In

Although we have been eating out more than usual, I have been trying to improve my cooking skills as much as possible. Most weekdays I have been making our dinners, which is probably… 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

Road Trip Part 2 – Hunter Valley and Port Stephens

Next stop…Wine Country! Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region. As you can tell from the lack of photos, we were very busy wine tasting during the few days we had here. The… Continue reading