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Sydney, Australia: Settling in for the Week

Whitney was asked to be a bridesmaid in her best friend Prue’s wedding and we immediately jumped at the opportunity to make a second trip to the other side of the world. We decided to take the long way around this time (upwards of thirty hours), connecting in Dubai on Emirates and arriving in Sydney late in the evening...

Wedding Weekend in Bowral: October 29 – 31, 2015

After spending nearly a week in Sydney and enjoying all that city life had to offer, Jeremy and I were especially excited to escape to the countryside for a beautiful and memorable weekend in Bowral. We didn’t know much about this place except that my best friend and bride-to-be had chosen it as her wedding destination and that it...

Kangaroos, Koalas and a Birthday at the Beach

After a few rainy days in Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island, we flew down to Brisbane to meet up with our good friend Prue. We had a short stay in this town, but checked off a couple of the top things to do. First of all, Australia is obviously known for their Kangaroos and Koalas. We had already seen...

Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef: Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

We leave Sydney, Australia with the sun shining as we board a Jetstar flight on our way to the Whitsunday Islands. We planned to make a trip to the Great Barrier Reef on our tour of Australia and we were told that Hamilton Island and Airlie beach will give us access without heading any further up the coast as our time...