View over Hobart

Our Tasmania Roadtrip – Part 2

After our wonderful first week in Tasmania, we met up with my parents and my aunt on the Tasman Peninsula. Our last few stops on our roadtrip around Tasmania were Fortescue Bay, Port Arthur, Hobart, Mt Wellington and the Mole Creek Caves. Read Part 1 of our Roadtrip in Tassie here Fortescue Bay, Tasman Peninsula We had mostly been staying …

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Bay of Fires

Our Tasmania Roadtrip – Part 1

With January being summer school holidays over here we knew we wanted to go somewhere, but where to go?  Melbourne is nicely positioned right across the Bass Strait from Tasmania, a place I really hadn’t ever thought much of visiting. Tassie, as it is universally and affectionately called over here is an island state in Australia known for its rugged …

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The Great White North

Whenever we are planning a trip, I will admit that I first think of far off, exotic lands.  I know Canada has so much to offer and I have traveled to many parts of our country, but the thrill of an exotic destination is hard for me to resist.  As a result I haven’t traveled in Canada as much as …

Can you Spot the Elephant?

WARNING: Be prepared for lots of elephant photos! We left Victoria Falls and Zimbabwe without any of the hassle that we encountered entering Zim. It was a country we really enjoyed, even with all its quirks and problems. Chobe National Park We entered Botswana and we continue to notice that these southern African countries are much more developed and Westernized. It …