Australia Day

By Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2 No tags Permalink

Aussie Aussie Aussie! Oi Oi Oi! Yesterday, we celebrated Australia Day (or as I like to call it - Straya Day)! It happens every year on January 26th to mark the anniversary of the first fleet of British ships arriving here in Australia (which happened in 1788), so it's sort of like the 'founding day' of the ...

Summertime in Melbourne

By Thursday, January 22, 2015 2 No tags Permalink

You know that Christmas song: "There's no place like home for the holidays"? Well, I'd like to revise it for this post to: "There's no place like Melbourne for the summer". I thought it was fun during Christmastime, but this place is buzzing during the summer, and we are loving it! Although the weather is still somewhat temperamental ...

Melbourne: Coffee Capital of the World

By Thursday, January 8, 2015 2 No tags Permalink

Okay, okay, so I don't know if that's a legitimate title Melbourne holds, but they ought to! If there is one thing that sets this amazing place apart from the rest of the world (in addition to, you know, being the most livable city), it is definitely the coffee as I'm sure I mentioned an obnoxious ...