My Dutch parents have been here for six weeks and time has flown by. It was their first visit, but it is safe to say that they have been infected with the Australia virus. They were already talking about coming back before they even left.
Can I put six weeks in one blog post? Probably not, but here’s a short impression of what we did with them. Continue reading “Visitors from Europe”
It’s late summer here in Australia, which means it’s festival season. And Melbourne is no exception.
A few weeks ago, there was White Night, and this weekend it’s Moomba.
Moomba is a family festival in the heart of the city, starting Friday night and lasting the entire long Labour Day weekend. There’s lots to see and lots to do, so we decided to give it a go. Continue reading “Moomba festival”
One of the questions that we had before moving to Australia is what does it cost to live in Australia?
Here is an overview of the costs that we have living in Australia. We are a family of four and live in a suburb 30 minutes from the center of Melbourne. Continue reading “Cost of living in Melbourne for a family”
It has just turned spring in Australia, when the sun is out it warms up quickly in Melbourne. So today it was 24 degrees and we decided to hop into the car and drive to the beach! Continue reading “A day at the beach”
If you ask any local person what the weather is like in Melbourne today you will get the reply: “it’s freezing out there”. As you can see from the above picture it is an unpleasant forecast, yes that is true. And the wind does not help. Is it freezing? No it is not. Continue reading “Winter in Melbourne”