Things have been a bit hectic for the past few days because we are planning to head off on a one month long camping trip with the toddler in tow. We are going to a wedding in Noosa and decided to do one of the classic Australian road trips up the east coast to make … More Camping – a minimalist holiday?
If you are in Canberra and want to experience the snow without the extended travel and expense of heading to the main skifields, Corin Forest is a great alternative. Only a short drive from the edge of the city, Corin Forest provides a beginner ski slope, a toboggan slope and a snow play area as … More Corin Forest, Canberra: SNOW SNOW SNOW
The Canberra Balloon Spectacular is held each March on the lawns of Old Parliament House and it is, well, pretty damned spectacular indeed. The sight of 30 or more hot air balloons breathing fire on crisp Canberra Autumn mornings is something everyone should experience at least once. When I arrived at … More Canberra Balloon Spectacular
Located at Gold Creek in the north of Canberra, the Canberra Walk In Aviary is one of those places that my daughter loves to go. Although the admission price is a bit hefty for what you get, I happily fork out $12 to watch her smile non-stop as she feeds a plate of manky worms to greedy but friendly birds. The best … More Canberra Walk In Aviary
Having a good look at the National Arboretum in Canberra has been on my to-do list for a while now ever since I saw a tiny bit of it on a play group excursion. I wanted to explore it more out of curiosity than anything and I didn’t really have huge expectations…but what a … More National Arboretum, Canberra, Australia
Today was a cool exception to the furnace-like heat of Canberra in summertime which meant it was a great day to head to the National Zoo and Aquarium. The aquarium is quite small and the zoo is moderately sized which is a good thing for little legs. Our 19 month old was able to walk the … More National Zoo and Aquarium, Canberra