Melbourne: Cafes, Koalas and Roller Coasters April 29th 2018 It was a long day travelling from Canberra to Melbourne, where we starting on a rather empty coach bus and then a pretty crowded intercity train. Kevin appreciated the chance to stretch out and nap during the bus ride, considering we were up and out pretty early. Our very lovely hosts greeted us in Melbourne at the expansive Southern Cross train station. They kept us entertained and informed as we ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Hiya! Our names are Harmonie and Kevin, a married Canadian couple going on our first trip to Australia for a year on the Working Holiday Visa. Having caught the travel bug on a trip to Portugal with friends, we started madly saving for our next adventure. After a year and a half of drudgery, we are finally off to Oz in April 2018!
We are primarily traveling by house sitting, taking care of homeowners' pets and properties while they are away. We prefer to travel slowly, getting to know this fascinating country through the local's viewpoint, while still seeing the famous sights. If you don't ... full info