Our Summer in Australia

Even though my family and I returned to Australia earlier this year due to the pandemic, we had already planned to spend the summer here. We truly love our community in Newcastle, and we feel…

Family Getaway in The Country

Last weekend, my whole family went up to my grandparents place out in the country, and it was the most refreshing little getaway full of so many precious moments that I never want to forget.…

Our Roadtrip Through New South Wales

One of the things my family wanted to do during this time in Australia, was to see more of our state. So, now that things are open and travel is permitted, we did a road…

A Week Up At Shoal Bay

We have less than a month left in Australia, so we have been filling our days with all of the things we miss/can’t do in NYC. One of our favorite things to do here is…

Boat Day on Lake Macquarie

Before everything had reopened here in Newcastle, Gabriel would go train with one of his fencing coaches at Speer’s Point Park. This was back when you were only allowed to leave the house to get…

Continuing On + Easing Restrictions

Another month down! Anyone else keep forgetting it’s not still March? Seems crazy to think that, come monday, it’s freaking JUNE. Restrictions here in Aus started lifting at the beginning of this month, so things…

Our Temporary Normal

I know I’m not the only one who feels this way, but time feels completely off right now. On one hand, April feels like it’s flown by. On the other hand, April 1st feels like…

A Very Australian Christmas

This holiday season was a little different for me. As my family counted down the days ’till Christmas, we were also counting down the days until we left Australia again. We were originally supposed to…

A New Season in Fiji

I’ve deeply considered how much I want to share about this trip. I usually have no issue when it comes to recapping a vacation– I just post pictures and give the rundown of what we…