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Dining at the Warburton Hotel

On our recent visit to the snow at Mount Donna Buang and stay at the Warburton Motel we needed a place to eat dinner. Luckily my wife had read about the Warburton Hotel and steered us in that direction. It was a great choice for dinning with young kids.

Review of the Warburton Motel

On our recent trip exploring the snow fields of Mount Donna Buang and Lake Mountain we decided to stop overnight in Warburton rather than try and see everything in one big day trip. We chose the Warburton Motel for an overnight stop because it’s the closest accommodation (at least

Getting some snow at Lake Mountain

Melbourne is not a winter sports destination. Usually, if you want a ski resort you need to make the three or more hour trip to the likes of Mounts Buller, Hotham or Baw Baw. However there are two options for snow seekers two hours or less drive from Melbourne:

The Donna Buang Rainforest Gallery

On our recent visit to Warburton after visiting the snow we made a quick detour to this unusual attraction just outside the town. The Donna Buang Rainforest Gallery is a small version of one of those canopy walks that you find in tropical rainforests in warmer climates. Victoria’s temperate

Healesville Sanctuary

Healsville Sanctuary (along with Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo) is one of Melbourne’s three zoos. Focusing on naive Australian animals, it’s set in a very bush like environment with things spread out. Being so spread out means it feels like you’re constantly exploring and coming across new

Awesome times at Latitude Melbourne

There are several indoor trampoline centres around Melbourne. We’ve been to a few and our favourite is Latitude in Heidelberg. This centre is probably the biggest we’ve been to and it is really well set up and is great for all ages. There’s lots of things to do and

Staying at the Ovolo Laneways: Review

One of the things we love to do as a family is stay in the CBD for a two or three nights. A city stay is a great way to see a few sights or see a show or have a great dinner in town without worrying about getting

Checking out the Melbourne Museum

The Melbourne Museum is one of our kids’ favourite place to go around Melbourne. We live not too far away and so we tend to go there a few times a year. The place is great for kids – of all ages. Firstly, it great because kids are free