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Traveling with Baby- Cruising

Traveling with Baby- Cruising

Before booking our cruise, I searched the internet for honest, helpful reviews about whether or not to cruise with a baby and there wasn’t much out there! Here’s a few things we wish we had known or learned about cruising with a baby. *When you […]

South-Pacific Cruise (Part 2)- Cairns, Airlie Beach and Brisbane

South-Pacific Cruise (Part 2)- Cairns, Airlie Beach and Brisbane

Welcome back!  If you haven’t already read about the first half of our trip cruising around New Caledonia, you should, it was AMAZING!  This is a recap of the second half of our cruise, along Australia’s Eastern coast, visiting Cairns, Brisbane and Airlie Beach.After our […]

Great Barrier Reef- Cairns, QLD, Australia

Great Barrier Reef- Cairns, QLD, Australia

One of the most special and wonderful adventures we have had in Australia is going to the Great Barrier Reef!  This really was a once in a lifetime experience, and I encourage everyone to make the trip- it is an amazing, living thing that is […]

South-Pacific Cruise (Part 1)- New Caledonia

South-Pacific Cruise (Part 1)- New Caledonia

In January we went on a fabulous, 13-day South Pacific cruise with my parents. We had a blast and saw some beautiful places in New Caledonia and Australia. Here’s a recap of the first half of our trip in beautiful New Caledonia!We set sail from […]

Glenelg Beach- Adelaide, SA, Australia

Glenelg Beach- Adelaide, SA, Australia

We recently took a trip to Adelaide to have a low-key getaway over President’s Day weekend. We stayed in Glenelg Beach at the Oaks and really enjoyed our time both on the beach and around Adelaide! The view from our room was perfect; it was […]

Packing Cubes

Packing Cubes

On our most-recent trip to Adelaide we tested out our new packing cubes and it was a travel GAME-CHANGER!  We have always packed Emmylou’s clothes in our suitcases (read more about how we travel with an infant here) and were frustrated with how everything was […]

Bondi Beach- Sydney, NSW, Australia

Bondi Beach- Sydney, NSW, Australia

When Jon’s parents visited we showed them around Alice for a few days (you can read all about our time here) and then flew to Sydney with them to hit Bondi Beach before they flew back to the States. We had a great visit and […]

Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm- West MacDonnell Ranges, NT, Australia

Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm- West MacDonnell Ranges, NT, Australia

Our first outdoor adventure Down Under was to 2 spots near Alice Springs: Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm.  Both are just out of town (30ish minutes) and are just the intro to all there is to see and do nearby.  This was our first trip, […]

Moving Part 6: Penny’s Trip Down Under

Moving Part 6: Penny’s Trip Down Under

We’re SO glad to say that Penny is finally home and and our family is, once again, complete! It’s been a long few weeks without her but we couldn’t be more thankful to have her here with us! Her trip went off without a hitch […]

Moving Part 4: Welcome to Australia!

Moving Part 4: Welcome to Australia!

We made it into Sydney bright and early. It took a while to collect all of our bags and get through customs but it was still before 9 when we got out to a taxi. Our first impression of Australia was: BRRRR! We had to […]