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The Tropical North

Posted: January 28th, 2012 by Courtney

For the Christmas/New Year’s holiday we meet Scott’s parents, brother and his fiancee in Northern Queensland, then flew to Sydney for New Year’s and finally back to Melbourne.  We all arrived in Cairns on Boxing Day and settled into our apartment in Palm Cove. The next day we set off on the Silversonic to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for some snorkeling and […]

Aussie Beer Review

Posted: July 4th, 2010 by Scott

This weekend we wandered over to Fitzroy, one of Melbourne’s inner suburbs, to visit the Rose Street Craft Market and have lunch at the Little Creatures Dining Hall. Little Creatures is a craft brewery in Western Australia. We had tried a couple of their beers over the past few months so we decided to pop […]

Sailing the Whitsundays

Posted: May 18th, 2010 by Courtney

The Whitsundays are a group of 74 islands off of the Queensland coast.  Most of the islands are designated as national park and are not inhabited, however a few have some luxury resorts on them.  The area is also home to the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. We booked a 3-day/2-night trip aboard […]