Melbourne weekend

Now that you know how much of a struggle it was for me to get to Melbourne, let me fill you in on what we did. We ate lazy weekend breakfasts in St Kilda and at the Fleur Depot de Pain near our hotel on Albert Park.   We wandered into the CBD, tramming itContinue reading “Melbourne weekend”

Seasoned traveller?

I thought I was pretty experienced when it comes to air travel, but boy was I proven wrong on my last trip to Melbourne.   Despite my multipurpose layers, minimal shoes, tiny toiletries and under 7 kilos of checked luggage, I managed to get pulled up by security for trying to sneak scissors on board.Continue reading “Seasoned traveller?”

International romance

We are going to a an Irish-Australian wedding this weekend. We have known the couple for the past two years and really hit it off as the men could reminisce of their homeland, while we women discussed international relationships. Didn’t I tell you I am in an Irish-Canadian marriage? Next weekend also marks our six-monthContinue reading “International romance”

With Spring comes change

The countdown is on, less than a few months until we pack up our beautiful life in Australia and relocate to the northern hemisphere. Who knows what awaits us on the other side of the equator? We have both now officially given our notice at work, started to tell friends of our plans and prettyContinue reading “With Spring comes change”

Winter weekend warmers

Even though we have been living in Brisbane for over three years, we seem to discover new things right under our nose each week.   Recently, these have included: – the revamped Museum of Brisbane and its Expo 88 exhibition, hidden inside the recently renovated City Hall where you can take a sunset clock towerContinue reading “Winter weekend warmers”

Sometimes you just need a break

We went to Cairns for a long weekend and it was just what we needed to slow down, take a deep breath, stay warm and remember the good things in life… …slow motion old fashioned train rides through the rainforest. Lazy morning espressos at Coast Roast Coffee on the Esplanade. Paying $5 to go back inContinue reading “Sometimes you just need a break”