Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne! I first visited Melbourne three years prior on our whirlwind tour through New Zealand and Australia. My time in Melbourne was brief but wonderful. This time, visiting Australia with Alex, we had different work schedules which meant that he arrived in Melbourne three days before me, we then took off for our road trip…

Great Ocean Road, Australia
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Great Ocean Road, Australia

My great Thanksgiving adventure this year was a jaunt around Australia. We started in Melbourne, and from there rented a car to take a road trip along the Great Ocean Road, Australia’s analog to our Pacific Coast Highway in California, although perhaps a more concentrated version with epic landscapes along this 150-mile stretch. Our overall…

Victoria, BC
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Victoria, BC

After my cousin’s wedding in Vancouver, some of us hopped on a ferry and headed to my aunt’s house in Victoria. It’s the capital of British Columbia and located on Vancouver Island, so the only ways to access it are by boat or by plane. I, for one, love this ferry ride!   I managed…

Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia

We’ve finally made it to the final stop of our whirlwind tour through New Zealand and Australia: Melbourne. Our stay was only two days long, but we all fell for the city in that short time. Melbourne and Sydney have a running rivalry much like LA vs. New York or maybe LA vs. SF. (And…

Victoria, British Columbia | Butchart Gardens
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Victoria, British Columbia | Butchart Gardens

We awoke promptly at six in the morning and drove north from our quick overnight in Seattle up to Anacortes, Washington. We¬†drove the car straight onto a boat– a strange sensation if you’ve never done it before– and we were ferried through picturesque islands toward Victoria, British Columbia. Victoria is the capitol city of British…