A few photos from down under, in Melbourne, Australia

We’ve had a busy week in Melbourne catching up with family, friends and the sun (coming from Ireland). We’ve also been doing our best to dodge outrageous drink prices as the average price of a decent pint in Melbourne is around 8 euros ($10 US). The Aussie dollar is very strong at the moment given…

Sydney, Australia From the Air

Sydney is a gorgeous city for sightseeing, eating, drinking and relaxing on picturesque beaches. It’s also one of the most beautiful cities in the world to fly in and out of, as the airport is very close to downtown. Here are photos of Sydney from the air.   I snapped these photos during our previous…

Hanging with Aussie animals- Day trip to Ballarat Wildlife Park, Australia

I’m from a town called Ballarat, which is located just over an hours drive from Melbourne, Australia. When Alex and I were visiting Australia we decided to spend an afternoon hanging with Aussie animals at the Ballarat Wildlife Park. Before arriving, Alex asked how big the park was. I hadn’t been there in well over…