2017 Moomba Parade

Marvellous Moomba Festival in Melbourne

Don’t you love the word “marvellous”?  We don’t seem to use it enough these days, but it really does describe the Moomba Festival held every Labour Day weekend in Melbourne.  The Festival combines carnival rides, a fantastic parade, a water-skiing tournament, a try-to-fly-like-a-bird competition with lots of other eclectic activities.  As someone from the Northern hemisphere, it is bizarre to have Labour …

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Spirit of Tasmania with Kids

Tasmania is only a short one hour flight from Melbourne, but why fly when you can sail?  We were bringing my parent’s caravan over to the island so it really was our only option, but I would recommend it regardless.  In this post I will share why the Spirit of Tasmania with kids is a great experience your kids will …