Thoughts on Leaving

Originally Scott and I decided that on this trip we wanted to stay in each country for a month at a time so we can get to know the place better, experience what it’s like to live there (public transportation, grocery shopping, working, attend play groups, etc), see as much as possible without rushing around [Read more…]

Tim Tams

You might think it odd that we’re dedicating a whole post to a chocolate cookie (they call it a biscuit here), but if you’ve ever had one, or when you do have one, you will understand.  The packaging even says, “The most irresistible chocolate biscuit.”  These things are amazing and they keep getting better and [Read more…]

Brisbane CBD

Since our trip to Sydney and Melbourne fell through, we’ve tried hard to get to know Brisbane as much as possible.  Today we spent our time exploring the Roma Street Parklands, Queen Street Mall, and the ferry on the Brisbane River. We left the house in a hurry to catch the train and Carter was [Read more…]

South Bank Streets Beach

South Bank Streets Beach

The other day we visited Streets Beach in South Bank, Queensland.  It’s a man made beach in the city with sand and everything!  We spent most of our time at the kid area with several splash pads and shallow water.  Carter had a BLAST in the water!  He was hilarious, “ooo”-ing and “aaa”-ing at all [Read more…]