Category Archives: Australia

South Island New Zealand For Christmas

For Christmas and New Years we headed to New Zealand for 12 days of fun-filled-camper-van-exploration of the South Island.  On December 22nd we boarded a Virgin Airlines plane for the relatively short hop across the Tasman Sea. After a mere 3 hours we landed in our 30th … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef

The first time we came to Australia, 10 years ago, Todd wasn’t SCUBA certified and Kelly couldn’t justify the extra airfare to get up to the Great Barrier Reef by herself. She was frustrated to have come all that way … Continue reading

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Checking out Tazzy

To celebrate our 12th anniversary we decided to get away for a long weekend to Tasmania or as the locals call it “Tazzy”.  The options to get to Tasmania are either 12 hours by ferry or a 1 hour flight. We … Continue reading

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Holidays Down Under

For Easter, Australia gets the Friday before and Monday after Easter as a holiday.  We decided to stay in Melbourne for the long Easter weekend and be tourists in the city. On Friday, we decided to check out more of … Continue reading

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House Hunting Down Under

Todd’s job asked if we wanted to move to Brisbane, Australia.  We jumped at the chance and have been doing everything  required to get ourselves and our pets ready to move. We sold our house in Denver, had our visas … Continue reading

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Australia

We totally lucked out on this one.  Todd’s company sent him for work to Sydney and Melbourne and Kelly used a bunch of travel points to tag along for free.  We only had 10 day there and poor Todd was … Continue reading

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