Destinations Archive

Having A Baby, Australia Versus The World

I, Tanya, wrote this post long ago, back in the days before we were joined by our wonderful daughter, Zoe. Now that we have been through the cycle of pregnancy, birth and have a toddler running around it is about time we published this. First, let’s get one thing straight. I am not pregnant,

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Our Barcelona Area Guide

Sadly, we are almost at the end of our three months in Barcelona, Spain. We have thoroughly enjoyed our time by the Mediterranean. During our time here we have stayed in three apartments, each for a month and each in a different area of the city. Moving every month combined with the usual going

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Why London Sucks (For Us)

If you have any experience with long term travel this post is likely to make you go “duh!” It is full of obvious points that support an obvious conclusion. None the less, we spent a month in London as an experiment and I wanted to record the results. This is going to be pretty

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Trip Update 5

It has been a long long time since we last did a trip update. So on new years eve, in the last few hours of 2014, we decided to sit down, turn on the recorder and get one done. What resulted is fairly rambling. That is partly because of the huge amount of time

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Walking Edinburgh – After The Castle

We have always said that one of the best ways to get to know a place is to walk around. You get a good sense of where the major landmarks are, what is in the space between the tourist attractions and you give yourself time to make the kind of chance discoveries that you

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How To Get An Australian Child Vaccinated In The UK

Travelling with a baby has profoundly changed our travel experience. We wander less, we rest more and we are typically back in our room starting our evening sleepy-times routine by 5pm. We also go to the doctor far more often and with Zoe’s six month vaccinations/immunizations coming due while we were in Edinburgh we

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The Itzy Bitzy Glasgow Subway

Sometimes simple tasks turn out to be rather interesting. Take getting from the Glasgow Central train station to our accommodation via the Glasgow Subway. What could have been a mundane journey on public transport turned out to be rather entertaining. The Glasgow Subway is the world’s third oldest underground metro system. It was opened

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The Tale of Zoe And The Giant Bag

We have left Perth! Ok, not forever but we have finally packed our bags and headed off on our next adventure. It was a hard slog getting ourselves together and onto the plane to Bangkok but we did it. The three of us, one pram/buggy/stroller, two backpacks and one mega giant 24kg wheelie bag.

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