Love at first slide

Celebrating Christmas on the beach under the hot summer sun is something that feels almost counterintuitive to us Gl├╝hwein drinkers of the Northern Hemisphere, and it’s not just because of the difference in temperatures, but also the duration and intensity of the festive activities. We traditionally begin our celebrations on Christmas Eve with an elaborate […]

Let it snow!

“Fiiiieeeeett Tjoink!” the distinctly loud call of Eastern Whipbirds echoed between the tall eucalypt and fern trees, welcoming us to the fairytale-like forest of Kinglake National Park. We arrived at this magic location late in the afternoon after spending the morning exploring the Mornington Peninsula south of Melbourne, with a cable cart ride up to […]