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Kyoto has approximately 1600 Temples, Shrines and even a Castle so there is no way you could visit them all in a lifetime, let alone a short stay. It can become so overwhelming if not pricey that it can be hard to know where to start. Below I have compiled […]

Shrines, Temples and a Castle in Kyoto.


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2016 has come to an end. Its the year that gave us quiet a few adventures, some that took us overseas and others that were just down the road! But now I’m looking forward to what the new Year is going to bring and have set some travel goals. Here […]

New Year Travel Goals!


I wanted to see the snow monkeys, but had trouble finding a tour or information about them until I came across this post by 3Aussietravelers, and I new straight away that we were definitely adding a day trip from Tokyo to our itinerary!  I’m not going to go into detail […]

Visiting the Snow monkeys!



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Before traveling to Tokyo, I had read lots about the train travel within the city of Tokyo and the kaos, the crowds and somewhat confusion of travelling on trains kinda worried me. Without much sense of direction or lack of speaking/ understanding Japanese I was worried I would have no […]

Surviving train travel in Tokyo!


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Recently we spent two days at the Tokyo Disneyland park.  Here is what I learnt!  Tokyo Disneyland has two parks, the first is the traditional Disneyland park while the second is called Disney Sea. Disney Sea has nothing to do with sea life, so if your are thinking it’s like […]

A guide to Tokyo Disneyland 


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Melbourne is a vibrant city with so much to see and experience! On my recent weekend away with my mother and sister in Melbourne I fell in love with the city and here is 5 reason why! The food!  I love the food of Melbourne! The cafes, restaurants and pubs […]

5 reasons I love Melbourne. 



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Four days before we were to leave for Japan there was an earthquake, one that triggered a tsunami alert and one that kinda freaked me out!  While I’m mostly confident when it comes to traveling, but like most people I do have fears associated with it.  Most people don’t realise […]

Travel fears.


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When looking for accommodation for my weekend in Melbourne with  my Mum and sister, I immediately logged onto my favourite online accommodation site booking.com. It’s here that I found The Mantra 100 Exhibition, at what I think is an awesome price for Melbourne CBD accomadation – $398 for 3 people for […]

The Mantra 100 Exhibition: A review 


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We love Funday Sunday, it’s the day when NSW public transport cap their prices on travel to anywhere in the state of NSW to $2.50 each. All you need is an opal card and you are on your way! The other Sunday we packed up some lunch and snacks and […]

Funday Sunday- The Australian Museum



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I like to be fit and healthy. But keeping your fitness levels up can get very expensive, gyms are so pricey and the equipment you need can cost a fortune! Here are some ideas that are either free or much cheaper than joining a gym! Go for a walk!! Seems […]

Saving for travel series: Getting Fit and Healthy


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Norah Head lighthouse is a prominent part of the South coast of Australia, a place where  tourists flock whether they are passing by or staying for the weekend. Opened in 1903 the lighthouse it is still operating today and volunteers offer tours every 1/2 hour from 10am to 1pm every […]

Norah Head lighthouse 


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Once a month I am asking the kids what there favourite traveling experiences  have been so far. This month I asked Ivy (6 years old). What is one of the experiences you have loved so far?  I loved skiing in New Zealand! It was so cool! Why should others go? […]

Kids recommend: Skiing in New Zealand