Dirty Hippy Meets Pretty Girl

Dirty Hippy Meets Pretty Girl At the end of our Australian adventure, we had three days in Melbourne. We chose our hotel because of its proximity to the Queen Victoria market. I love a good market and this one truly was the queen of all markets, as well as the largest outdoor market (17...

An American Girl’s Guide to Celebrating Thanksgiving Abroad

An American Girl’s Guide to Celebrating Thanksgiving Abroad   Our Thanksgiving was a little different this year. We celebrated on a Sunday with family friends (American-Aussie hybrids) in Coolum, Queensland. We ate turkey and ham and stuffing, but instead of the snow and football that will accompany the feast back in...

Notes from the Sunshine Coast

Notes from the Sunshine Coast     The following is not a koala. No matter how long I stared at it, I could not turn it into a koala. I have no idea what this means. I’m not sure that I want to know what this means. These two were excellent guides along the coastal track in the Noosa National...

Arrival in the Land of Oz

Arrival in the Land of Oz   We’ve officially been here for more than 24 hours. Here’s what I DID anticipate…   We are living above our station. Everything is white or glass and we were immediately informed to give the grand piano a wide berth, as it is a “family...