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Exploring the Redwood Forest, Warburton

The Redwood Forest, Warburton is located just 15 minutes’ drive through the township of Warburton. It is home to the magical Californian Redwood tree plantation. This has been popping up on social media a bit over the past few months and I can’t believe the number of times we have been to and through Warburton and [...]

By | 2019-07-02T16:58:19+10:00 July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Australia, Country VIC, Victoria|0 Comments

Visiting Melbourne’s Pink Lake

Driving over the Westgate Bridge and looking down you could easily think there had been some sort of toxic spill! But, the bright pink colour in the salt lake you can see is caused by a totally natural phenomenon. This is Westgate Park, the home of Melbourne’s very own pink lake. What makes the Westgate Park [...]

By | 2019-03-27T12:35:33+11:00 March 20th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Melbourne, Victoria|0 Comments

Visiting the Rainforest Gallery, Warburton

The beautiful Rainforest Gallery can be found not far from Warburton, it’s one of the Yarra Valley’s hidden gems; The Warburton Rainforest Gallery. There are two activities here to enjoy. The first is a 40 metre long observation platform (apparently one of only three of its type in Australia) which takes you into the rainforest canopy [...]

By | 2019-03-14T13:28:36+11:00 March 14th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Country VIC, Victoria|0 Comments

Doon Reserve Caravan Park Review

We had a great March long weekend camping at the Doon Reserve Caravan Park. This was our second visit to this park and here is our review. To be honest, this is not our normal style of camping. Back before the kids we used to go camping in the bush and gave dirty looks [...]

By | 2019-03-13T20:50:01+11:00 March 12th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Country VIC, Victoria|0 Comments

My Review of The Family Friendly Peninsula Picnic – A Family Travel Blog

The Peninsula Picnic is one of the Mornington Peninsula’s premier family friendly food, wine and music festivals and we were excited to attend both the 2017 and 2018 events. Our first introduction to live music with the kids was The Lost Lands which was awesome. So we were keen to experience more live music events. The [...]

By | 2018-06-17T14:40:50+10:00 January 7th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Country VIC, Music Festivals, Victoria|0 Comments

Zoo Twilight concert with kids – A Family Travel Blog

Ross and I took the kids to see the Hoodoo Gurus at a Melbourne Zoo twilight concert in perfect summer weather in February 2017. It was awesome! Our introduction to live music was The Lost Lands Festival and now we can’t get enough live music events as a family - we also love the Peninsula Picnic. There [...]

By | 2018-06-17T14:41:03+10:00 January 7th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Melbourne, Music Festivals, Victoria|0 Comments

Berry Picking at The Bramble Farm, Langwarrin

Mmmm – fresh raspberries and blackberries – need I say more! Fat, ripe blackberries At The Bramble Farm in Langwarrin you can pick as many berries as you like – as we did Christmas Eve - it is very easy to spend an hour or so here picking your own berries. The Bramble Farm [...]

By | 2018-01-07T13:38:12+11:00 January 7th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Victoria|2 Comments

Dinosaur World, Somerville

Roaring T-Rex Do you have little dinosaur lovers in your family? If yes,  then I think they would love to visit Dinosaur World, located in Somerville, if you are heading down to the Mornington Peninsula. Whilst staying at my Mum and Dad’s over Christmas we decided to finally visit Dinosaur World – it’s been [...]

By | 2018-01-09T21:44:36+11:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Victoria|2 Comments

My Review of the South Melbourne Night Market

The South Melbourne Night market is back for 2018 and it started off with a bang tonight! The event runs every Thursday night from the 4th January to the 22nd February from 5.30pm. Olive at the South Melbourne Night Market We have been the past few years and Ross made the call tonight that it would [...]

By | 2018-01-04T21:49:14+11:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Victoria|0 Comments

The best walks for kids at Mt Buffalo

We love Mt Buffalo! It's another of my happy places. We have been a couple of times and once with the kids - there are many walks to do in the area but I think we have a list of the 3 best walks for kids at Mt Buffalo. Mt Buffalo National Park is located in [...]

By | 2019-11-09T14:13:54+11:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Victoria, Walks|4 Comments

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