Perth 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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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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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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Our Perfect Perth Weekend

The due date of our first child is now hurtling towards us. We only have a few more weeks before our family of two becomes a family of three and our lives change forever. Surely we have time to shoehorn in one final trip before the big day. Unfortunately we are surprisingly busy trying

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Merry Christmas 2013

Merry Christmas from us at Magic Travel Blog! The photo above was taken in 2007 on a Zakopane ski field in Poland. Andrew had just fallen off his little blue plastic toboggan and split his little lip. Although he was only a little hurt, we couldn’t stop laughing as we had so much fun!

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Renewing My Australian Passport In Singapore

I thought that I had stuffed up. I had left Australia with a passport that was going to expire and we weren’t heading back until December. My Australian passport was going to expire in May 2014. It is is July 2013 now. “That is ages away” I can hear you all say… “a whole

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House-Sitting Boy Dogs In Rivervale

House-Sitting has many perks. One noteable one is that when you house-sit, even in your home town, you often get to stay in areas that would never visit otherwise. This time it was the Perth suburb of Rivervale. Rivervale is very close to the casino in Burswood and the heavily restauranted area of Victoria

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Family Fun At The Mandurah Foreshore

When we were younger, family holidays were the norm. Mum, dad, me and my three sisters would pack up our gear, cram it all into the boot and head to some caravan near a beach somewhere. Those were the days. As adults family holidays don’t seem to happen as often, if at all. My

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