Croc School Report

Not all of our blogs are written by the adults of this family. Here is a message by Jetson back to his school teacher about some of the things he had seen in the Northern Territory. Be Crocwise Hi Mrs Burton and room 22 I saw lots of crocodiles mostly on the jumping crocodile tour …

Houseboat Cruising on Corroboree Billabong

A few days on a houseboat on the Corroboree Billabong is possibly the highlight of our 2021 Topend Tour. Corroboree Billabong is a waterway system that is part of the Mary River Wetlands. It is located about 90 minutes from Darwin along the Arnhem Hwy, on the way to Kakadu. Kakadu offers spectacular cruises on …

Most Memorable Sunsets & Sunrises of Australia

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Sunsets & Sunrises of Australia [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite sunsets and sunrises we have experienced in our travels around Australia. Many came from our 2008 around Australia trip, though we have seen many more amazing views since then. [updated May 2020, with …

Our Most Memorable Sunrises

Our World Top-10 List:¬†Most Memorable Sunrises [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten most memorable sunrises based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels, many of them from our year-long trip around the world in 2005. Of course, it is the same sun that rises wherever you …

Our Most Memorable Sunsets

Our World Top-10 List: Most Memorable Sunsets [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten most memorable sunsets based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels, many of them from our year-long trip around the world in 2005. Of course, it is the same sun that sets wherever you …

We’re Not Superstitious But …

We are not a superstitious family at all, but we can’t resist any travel experience and will jump at the chance of joining the fun things tourists do for luck or some other reward as they travel the world. Here are some of these customs we have come across in our years of travelling the …

Heidi Country

The fourth country on our three-month Europe tour was Switzerland. As soon as we crossed the border from Italy on the train we were struck by the beauty of the countryside. At every turn as we wound through the mountains, we were wowed at the views. There are dramatic snow-topped mountains, green valleys and peaceful …

A Taste Of Corsican Life

Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean which is part of France, but also located close to Italy which it shares some history in language and culture. We were drawn here to stay with a local family, a French lady Rob had met a long time ago on his first overseas trip, who has married …

The Easter Bunny Came To Greece

We were not so sure that the Easter bunny would make it all the way to Greece this year, but to the kids’ surprise, there were little chocolate eggs scattered in the garden on Easter Sunday morning. We also partook in some Greek Easter traditions. In Greece, the children are given a large dark chocolate …