Fantastic Summer Night Markets of Melbourne, Australia

Summer is a time of great outdoor activities in most major cities, and Melbourne is one of the best for great outdoor festivals and events like Moonlight Cinema. While summer highs can occasionally reach 110 fahrenheit (42 celsius), there are also plenty of balmy nights to enjoy being outside. During our February visit to Melbourne…

Renting tips for Australia

Last updated on July 23rd, 2013 at 01:35 pmOver the past few weeks, we have posted Renting tips for Europe and Renting tips for outside of Europe. Australia was meant to be part of the second post. Because my mum works in real estate there, I asked her to jot down a few tips for…

The Ballarat Botanical Gardens

Last updated on January 12th, 2023 at 03:51 pmSo I (Bell) am originally from a town called Ballarat in Victoria, Australia. It’s a 1 and 1/2 hour drive outside Melbourne. When we’re back in Australia visiting, I enjoy going back and bringing Alex along to do things I enjoyed as a child. One might ask…