What?! A video?! We didn't come here to watch things, we came here to read! Well I hope you're not too disappointed, because videos are a part of the blog now! Don't worry, text posts will still be the norm on Tuesdays, but from now on you'll occasionally get to watch us in action too! … Continue reading We’re Off To See the Wombat, The Wonderful Wombat of Aus!
It's June! That means that we've been here in Australia for two full months now! Actually, I learned a fun fact; June 1st is the first day of winter here! Australians don't mess around with things like solstices and equinoxes when it comes to defining the seasons, they do it by the calendar; Winter is June … Continue reading Fine and Dandenong
We had the most amazing day ever on Saturday! We went on a tour of wildlife sanctuaries around Phillip Island with Bunyip tours, and I can't recommend it highly enough. It was just wonderful. To start the day off, Alex and I trained into the city and met our tour group a few blocks from … Continue reading Koalas and Wombats and Penguins, Oh My!
Is it the 4th of July? No! It's the day we did a bunch of American Things! Our host Phe requested a pumpkin pie, which means we went on a trip to... The American Food Store! I was actually pretty excited to go. I felt like Hermione taking Muggle Studies, I was going to see … Continue reading ‘Murica Day!
Alex and I have jobs! This is very very exciting for me. Even though we're here to explore and adventure and have a good time, getting jobs was always part of our plan, and it made me pretty nervous not to have them. Our general plan of action coming here was to land in Melbourne … Continue reading We Come From a Land Down Under (the Desired Unemployment Rate)
Can you believe it?! We've been here for over a month already! The last time I checked in, we were still staying with our friend Ash in Geelong. After that we stayed at an AirBnB in Maidstone for a few days. That was really nice, we had a private room with a giant bed and … Continue reading It’s Raining Mentone!
Welcome to the city of Geelong, about an hour train ride outside of Melbourne. Geelong is a smallish city, but it's absolutely lovely. It always seems to be filled with happy dogs and children, but that might be because we've been spending a lot of time at the water front, where families and people with … Continue reading A Geelong Way From Home