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 […]

Things can only get better

We have arrived in Athens to start our highly anticipated three month tour of Europe. Lots of people have said they were feeling jealous about our upcoming adventure, but after reading this they may feel differently. The flight from Perth to Athens via Dubai was long, filled with movie watching and not enough sleep. Arriving […]

10 fun facts I learnt in South Africa

A guest post by our daughter Olive (aged 9), written originally for a school presentation. Here are her top 10 fun facts she learnt from our month long trip to South Africa in September 2016. 10. A kudu only makes two footprints The kudu only makes two footprints because when it lifts its front foot up the back foot […]

Picnics in the Cape Winelands

At first, we thought that heading to the highly recommended wine region near Cape Town would not be very interesting for the kids. In the end, we thought what the hell we’ll go anyway, we need to factor in some adult time on our month-long trip to South Africa! We flew into Cape Town from […]

Family Bush Walk in Jarrahdale

Now that we are settled back in Perth, we took the opportunity of a sunny autumn day to head bush and reintroduce the kids to the great Australian bushland. Just an hour’s drive south is the old timber town of Jarrahdale. We had come close to here before (Serpentine Falls is nearby), but have never visited […]