What makes the Botanic Gardens a good choice for families?

If you are lucky enough to live near any botanic gardens (or other wonderful parks) in your area then you may already be aware of what a good choice they can be to visit. But if you don’t, you might want to consider adding a visit to one on your next holiday. Here you’ll find some reasons why they are great to visit and some suggestions on where to go. Continue reading

Melbourne Zoo (with a two year old!)

Last year we took our first trip to Melbourne as a family and the Melbourne Zoo was high on our list of places to see. Obviously, the main drawcard were the animals and the highlights included the elephants, orang-utans, butterflies and giraffes (or at least through the eyes of my toddler!) however the Keeper Kids playspace is an absolute must do with young children! Read on to help get an idea of how you may like to spend a day at the Melbourne Zoo with a two year old…. Continue reading

2018: Year in Review

It’s always good to reflect on the year that has just gone. Isn’t it? It helps me process, take stock and move forward with the year ahead. I’m going to do a short review here under categories for those of you that are interested. I usually go much deeper and link to goals when doing this for my personal records but for online I’ll keep it simple. I’ll also touch on what is in store for 2019. Continue reading