Byron Bay, Australia

So often this young family of mine has travelled overseas in search of relaxation, culture and change.   Not appreciating and realising the uniqueness of our own shores.  “Of beauty rich and rare” sings our nations anthem, and isn’t it so.  I love this country, Australia, but of late I have been so quick to overlook a holiday at home.  A staycation.…

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SECRETS FOR FINDING THE CHEAPEST FLIGHTS FOR YOUR NEXT HOLIDAY!

  It’s the age-old question. ‘How can I find the cheapest flight?’ Holidays can be expensive, and any money saved is a huge blessing.  We’ve all experienced the tiresome job of searching for the most economical flights.  More often than not we are met with endless search engines, fluctuating prices, hours spent on the phone.  Its short thrifty flight…

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WHY BALI IS MY GO TO DESTINATION FOR TRAVELLING TRIBES

I often get asked the question, ‘What is your favourite place to take children overseas?” More often than not this is asked by Australian parents taking their little ones international for the very first time.  They are looking for fun for their kiddies yet peace of mind for them, at the same time. There is one place that always…

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24 Hours at Ocean View Estates

Ocean View Estates is a family owned and run winery and brewery located in the hinterland between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast (45km from Brisbane.)  It’s owners Thomas, Kate and their beloved OVE holds a special piece of our hearts, because six years ago we held our wedding reception there.  After months and months of looking…

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Having travelled to Queenstown four times and my husband six, we know a thing or two about this extraordinary town. My husband has been an avid snowboarder for years, and after getting married I decided it was time I picked up a snowboard myself or I’d spend the rest of my life getting ‘left behind’…

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Santorini & Athens, Greece

Santorini Having returned from our trip to Greece almost two months ago I have finally found the chance to blog about it!  Looking back on our time there what I am most in awe of is Santorini’s beauty and landscape.  We had been traveling in Europe (as a family of two adults, almost three-year old and seventeen month old,) for three…

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Traveling with Kids

One of the most common questions I get asked about traveling with kids is what do we give them to eat and drink.   I have had a lot of experience with feeding my little ones when overseas and at all different stages of their young lives.  Ari just turned 3 and has traveled to 10 countries,…

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Abu Dhabi, UAE

Our family (2 adults and 2 children aged almost 3 and 16 months) recently spent 3 nights in Abu Dhabi during a stopover on our way to Europe.  Abu Dhabi is located in the United Arab Emirates and although I had flown through before I had never spent any time there.  I had been to neighbouring Dubai 10 years ago, with my…

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Rivershore Resort – Luxury Safari Tents

The Rivershore Resort sits of the bank of the Maroochy River in our home town, the beautiful Sunshine Coast.  Our family just spent three nights there and to say it was amazing would be an understatement.  The Resort is essentially a caravan park but it is so much more then that.  Offering accommodation options to suit every traveller with…

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