Sorrento Sunset, Victoria

Thetraveljunkie.org – Travel is always a pleasure, but when you discover incredible places and learn new things, is even better. On our last trip in Blairgowrie, we visited Sorrento for a sunset. Victoria is no stranger to beautiful, tourist-oriented places and towns. One of its gems is the scenic seaside town of Sorrento. Sorrento is nestled along the coast in the greater Melbourne region.

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A Farm Volunteering In Clayton, Victoria

Thetraveljunkie.org – I love farming and gardening. I love thinking and talking about growing vegetables and fruit. Composting and worm farming. Mulching and water saving tips. I’m no expert, but my eyes will light up and I’ll ramble on for hours. And, when we’re stuck on ideas for some family fun this holidays, get out and about and try our hand at farm volunteering. You’re sure to have some chillies and vegetable fun time in Clayton, Victoria.

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Travelling With Toshiba TransMemory USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Thetraveljunkie.org – When I’m in travelling I often find I’m carrying quite a lot of kit. My daypack can easily weigh 10kg plus, but it’s all there to do a job – even my notebook PC and mobile phones. Mobile phone cameras continue to improve, to the point that I’m now able to capture high quality images. I can take multiple photos and shoot 4K videos without worrying I’m going to run out of space.

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Peninsula Hot Springs: Victoria’s First Thermal Mineral Springs

Thetraveljunkie.org – When in Blairgowrie, we went to Peninsula Hot Springs, an award-winning natural hot springs and day spa destination on the Mornington Peninsula, just 10 minutes from Blairgowrie or 90 minutes from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is an ultimate wellness destination. Natural thermal mineral waters flow into the pools and private baths at coastal oasis, providing an idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.

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Where We Stay In Phillip Island: Cape Cabin

Thetraveljunkie.org – When in Victoria, we went down to Phillip Island for a unique coastal family retreat. We stayed at Cape Cabin where we found on airbnb, a charming two storey family holiday home with direct beach access immediately outside gate and views overlooking Bass Strait. The Cape Cabin was truly fantastic, the house is just wonderful. The location, the space, the amenities, the facilities, everything was just perfect.

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Afternoons in Bredängs, Stockholm

Thetraveljunkie.org – We spent a glorious afternoon around Bredängs lake in Stockholm. I’m cruising down a small country road, surrounded by a tunnels of trees. We walked up and down the lake. I’m sitting at a jetty with my favourite travel buddy. We are laughing and singing and my heart glows — All the heartaches from the past, all the stress and sadness, melts away, and what is left is this glorious picture of the now —

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Strolling Around Central Park, Melbourne

Thetraveljunkie.org – When we arrived in Melbourne one of my bojo’s top requests was for an Aussie meat pie and her favourite ‘booby’ cakes. We went to Central Park Bakery which apparently hasn’t changed since she was a little girl walking there with her Mum and sisters. I’d always wondered just what a booby cake was and I saw where the name came from as soon as we got there. Little apple cakes with a shortbread crust and stewed apple, iced in white icing and topped with a little red cherry. Just like a booby!

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