To Disney (and back) with the Dog

When my family began planning our nine-day Walt Disney World adventure, my husband and I didn’t decide to drive right away. We looked at the flight my sisters were taking, as well as many others from other airlines, comparing prices and hemming and hawing before figuring out that driving would be more cost-effective. Once we…

An Evening with Lazy Dazy

A lot of the time that we spent in Australia’s Red Center was situated around Ayers Rock Resort, a little “city” made up of hotels, restaurants, stores, campgrounds, and beautiful desert views. In addition to all of that, the activities staff ran all sorts of great trips and tours that made exploring Uluru really easy…

Touring by Torchlight at Cairns Tropical Zoo

Our scheduled time in the city of Cairns, Australia was tight, and we had a lot of things we wanted to see. Cairns was a great base for exploring things like the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest, and the Mossman Gorge, but that left little time for more local things. We knew that the…

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

When we saw that the excursion we booked for the day included a “kangaroo meet & feeding frenzy”, this is what I pictured- two or three kangaroos being kept close to their keepers while a busload of tourists jockey for the animals’ attention. Boy, was I wrong. Not much about the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in…