Category Archives: Travel with children

Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is Victoria’s most prestigious wine region and only about an hour east of Melbourne.  We needed to go and without any Australian holidays in our near future now was as good a time as any.  Plus, it was … Continue reading

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Mornington Peninsula: Maze n’ Wine

The Mornington Peninsula is only about an hour’s drive south from Melbourne and has lots of beaches, wildlife, outdoor activities and its own wine region.  We had a day to explore the area over our long weekend celebrating the Queen’s 85th … Continue reading

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National Gallery of Victoria

We visited the National Gallery of Victoria over the weekend and had a great morning exploring art in Australia.  I love bringing my kids to art museums (yes, I have a background in visual art.)  Claire has been visiting them … Continue reading

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Federation Square Kiddie Style

Who could say no to 2 little kidlets wanting so desperately to ride the ferris wheel?  Not us.  Plus we got to see some more of the city and the unique Federation Square architecture. There always seems to be something for … Continue reading

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Ka-kas and roo-roos

The kids are loving their Australian animal experience.  So are mom and dad for that matter.  Penguins in St. Kilda (in the city, no joke, there are penguins that return from the ocean to their nests at night on the … Continue reading

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The Great Ocean Road

One of my favorite pics of our Australian adventures so far: Claire and The Twelve Apostles. 

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Where are all the koalas?

It’s a miracle… we made it.  We missed our Melbourne/Sydney connection in LA.  Here’s the kicker.  The plane was still at the gate but they would not let us board.  The gate agent stated that the flight needed to be … Continue reading

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