Cairn’s Wharf Precinct – lots to love.

The Australian winter is the perfect time to discover Cairns. The tropical city and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef provided respite to our family recently as cold descended on our hometown of Melbourne. We spent a glorious week staying in Cairn’s Wharf precinct and enjoying the investment local council and business have made making…

Seeking the sun on Trinity Beach

I had a “winter wig out”.  It was nine months post relocation south to cooler climes in Melbourne and I was deep in a winter funk.  The fact that I had spent the entire winter caring for germy children, and being myself a host to a million germs didn’t help.  The September school holidays were…

Exploring the Great Barrier Reef with Kids.

  This week I enjoyed an international blog swap with UK based Sarah Ebner who authors the Family Travel Times.  Sarah wrote a fantastic article about visiting London with kids, full of local know how.  In return I wrote an article about exploring the Great Barrier Reef with kids for her site:   Stretching almost…