How to Explore the National Mall in Washington DC Without a Guidebook

How To Explore the National Mall in Washington DC Without a Guidebook

It felt somewhat surreal as I took in the amazing blue sky view over the National Mall from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.  Having a short window of time to explore such a significant location had been an unexpected surprise and a real pleasure. My opportunity to explore Washington DC arose … Read more

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia: Exploring Beautiful Natural Bridge

First View of the Natural Bridge in Springbrook National Park, Queensland

As we descended the moist steps through the lush rainforest we started to hear the sound of running water.  LOTS of water.  A dark open cave appeared before us and in a bright ray of light we finally saw it.  The amazing waterfall which runs across and then down the stone arch and into the … Read more

Mini Road Trip: Exploring the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia and Waterfall Way

Ebor Falls on Waterfall Way in Australia

How often have you driven a route and not taken the time to explore?  We are guilty of this, as while we are very familiar with the Pacific Highway route between Sydney and Brisbane we have not often taken the time to better explore the area between the two capital cities.  For our upcoming trip … Read more

Road Trip to Outback Australia: White Cliffs, Broken Hill, Mildura and Mungo National Park

White Cliffs, Outback Australia

The thought of driving over 3000km (1900 miles) in only twelve days was confronting. To my dismay I had agreed with my husband to go on a road trip to outback Australia with our three young children in tow.

Outback Visions – White Cliffs, Broken Hill, Mildura and Mungo National Park

Travel inspirations can develop unexpectedly, or take a while to come to fruition. Our current inspiration to visit outback Australia has been bubbling quietly in the background for many years now, and has been bypassed several times by other ideas whose time had come.