Queenstown Re-visited

If you follow my Instagram, you will know that we recently returned from a nine-night trip to Queenstown, New Zealand. This is a destination we have visited many a time, however with every trip we discover new and exciting things to do and see.  I have previously written blogs about Queenstown so I won’t go…

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The Pullman, Brisbane, Australia

Recently my management team celebrated their third birthday with an afternoon soiree in Brisbane. Now, Brisbane is just over an hour from where I live so I decided to make a night of it and booked a room at The Pullman King George Square, and asked a girlfriend to come and stay with me. The…

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Tweed Coast, Australia

I have just returned from 48 hours of fun in Casuarina, on the Tweed Coast. This wonderful and relaxed, seaside town, sits not far from the border between Queensland and New South Wales. For me it was an easy two-and-a-half-hour drive from the Sunshine Coast. I decided to take this vacation at the very start…

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Qualia, Hamilton Island, Australia

My husband and I recently celebrated our 10-year wedding anniversary by heading to the stunning, Qualia resort on Hamilton Island. In case you had never heard of Qualia before, it is ‘an oasis of Australian style, combining award winning luxury, with intuitive, friendly service.’  To get to Hamilton Island we flew from Brisbane Airport, which…

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Family Holiday Guide to Queenstown

So, you’re planning a family holiday to Queenstown and you aren’t quite sure where to start. Well, don’t worry because I’ve got you Mama! Heading to the snow for the first time as a family can be a daunting task. What to do, how to plan out you day, what childcare to use, what to…

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Let’s Go Motorhomes

Why we can’t stop holidaying in a motorhome!  Our family have just returned from our second Motorhome adventure with Let’s Go Motorhomes.  You may remember last year when we explored Stradbroke Island and Tellebudgera Creek with our hire van.  You can read all about it here.  Well, we loved or time with Let’s Go Motorhomes…

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1770 and Agnes Water, Australia

Our family has just returned from a magical trip to 1770 and Agnes Waters in Queensland. If you haven’t heard of them before, these idyllic tiny towns are located on the East Coast of Australia about 6 hours from Brisbane. They are well known for their quiet, coastal charm. AccommodationWe spent five nights staying at…

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The Best Walks on the Sunshine Coast!

After my highly popular blog post The Best Beaches on the Sunshine Coast, I have decided to make it a priority to share with you our favourite things to do on the Sunshine Coast. Every few weeks I will chose a topic and jot down our top picks for that particular thing. So this week…

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Hamilton Island, Australia

We recently returned from a trip to Hamilton Island in Queensland, Australia, and what a magnificent holiday it was. I am dumbfounded to think that we had never been to Hamilton Island before! It is the perfect destination for, well everyone really; families, singles, young couples, retired couples, ‘babymooners’ and honeymooners, can all enjoy this…

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Yamba, Australia

Yamba is a quaint beach-side town, located in New South Wales on the eastern coast of Australia. At the mouth of the Clarence River, it is about a 3.5-hour drive from Brisbane, or about 4 hours from our home on the Sunshine Coast. Interstate visitors can fly to Ballina-Byron Airport and then drive an easy…

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