We spent the last 1.5 days taking things slow in Melbourne – basically checking out the neighbourhood and leisure shopping at the malls.
Our hotel, Oaks on William, is just a few streets away from the colorful Queen Victoria Markets. Really convenient for us to get fruits and food to prepare breakfast and dinner at the hotel!
Despite the expensive carpark charges, we made the wise decision to drive to South Wharf DFO. Saved our backs as we didn’t have to carry both tired cranky kids while grappling with shopping bags.
After getting some pretty sneakers for the kids at South Wharf DFO, we returned to our ‘hood to check out the malls along Bourke Street, Lonsdale Street, etc. I must say, shopping is definitely more enjoyable in Europe for the husb and myself, but the kids did have fun with the life-size displays of toys and of course, had the joy of getting some toys for themselves!
Last day in Melbourne. We stopped by at St Kilda Beach en route to the airport. Mannn, I wish we had more time there for the kids to play with sand and water in the sunny cool weather!
Holidays with kids aren’t the most relaxing and definitely exhausting. But the quality time we have with each other and being able to watch how much they have learned from every new experience – priceless! The husb even taught the lil’ dragonlady how to play games on the in-flight entertainment system, which she clearly prefers to just watching movies.
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