Melbourne, Australia – Family-friendly daytrips plus tips for your stay

Melbourne, Australia is a family-friendly city often overlooked by overseas visitors emblazoned with the images of Sydney.   Unfortunately, we only had three full days in Melbourne and it’s hard to “do a city right” in such a short time.  With that in mind and the fact that my parents and I had been in Melbourne in 2006, I wanted to do a few things differently.  Here’s more information on what we found to do in Melbourne, plus tips for if …

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Yoder Toter children to meet the Land Down Under

It’s only 6 months til we are “wheels down” in Australia. If you’re new here, you may not realize that I was an exchange student to Australia. ¬†Actually 15 years ago (this Friday) I took my first ever flight to Australia for what would begin a year away from my family and friends. ¬†It was a fantastic time and I as much as I loved the scenery and the FOOD (secret- I weighed less after baby #3 than I did …

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