Branching Out

Where to Celebrate Christmas in Australia

Melbourne at Christmas

To celebrate Christmas in Australia requires a change in mindset. Unlike the traditional northern hemisphere Christmas, Christmas in Australia is in summer so mulled wine and winter activities just don’t fit. This is just what makes a Christmas celebration in Australia so exciting. You can create your own traditions! Step away from the norm and …

Where to Celebrate Christmas in Australia Read More »

England in Autumn: The Most Beautiful Places to Visit

London in Autumn

England in Autumn is amazing. You can find great foliage and fall vibes. Let me show you all of the very best places to experience Autumn in England. If you’re looking for cheaper trips, foliage, romantic experiences and lesser crowded attractions than this is the destination for you. Autumn is the shoulder season in England, …

England in Autumn: The Most Beautiful Places to Visit Read More »

Unique Melbourne High Tea: Puffing Billy High Tea Express

high tea

A great high tea is a Melbourne institution. The tower of finger sandwiches, artful cakes and hot savouries is one of the best ways to enjoy an afternoon. Whilst we are familiar with the traditional concept of high tea, the Puffing Billy High Tea Express has added a unique twist to this institution. The Puffing …

Unique Melbourne High Tea: Puffing Billy High Tea Express Read More »

Best day Trips from London: Behind the Scenes Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park

World War 2 made ingenuity and development essential. Bletchley Park, and in particular the story of Alan Turing, are key to World War 2 history. Also the Turing Machine was one of the most notable developments of its time. This piece of technology went on to decrypt the Enigma code and likewise end the war. Initially …

Best day Trips from London: Behind the Scenes Bletchley Park Read More »

Queenscliff to Sorrento Ferry: A Unique Day Out

Queenscliff Ferry

The Queenscliff to Sorrento ferry (and vice versa) is a Melbourne institution. Traditionally a quick way to get across the bay, the ferry is also a day out in it’s own right. SeaRoad Ferries now offer a whole host of fun experiences that can be enjoyed on either the Queenscliff Ferry or Sorrento Ferry depending on what best suits …

Queenscliff to Sorrento Ferry: A Unique Day Out Read More »

Beautiful Marysville: a relaxing weekend escape from Melbourne

Marysville

At the edge of the Yarra Valley and the gateway to Victoria’s Alpine region lies Marysville Victoria. It one of the prettiest townships that you can visit from Melbourne. Getting there involves one of the most scenic drives from Melbourne through the iconic Black Spur. At around one and a half hours north west of …

Beautiful Marysville: a relaxing weekend escape from Melbourne Read More »