Travels with mum blog


As I sit here writing this post, I have the Winter Olympics 2018 on the TV. We have stayed up late to watch events, we have cheered on the Aussies, we constantly talk about it over dinner (to the disinterest of one family member!) and we have made a goal […]

Why we love Snow holidays!





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Travelling costs, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, you will need money to travel! Lots of people think they can’t save for travel, it’s out of their reach. But if I, as a single mum, can do it so can you! […]

Saving for Travels series: Return and Earn Scheme


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While most people set themselves new year resolutions focussed on stuff like eating healthy, getting fit etc my goals are more aimed at where I would like to travel! Here is my travel goals for 2018 Camping and hiking in Mount Kosciozko. Mount Kosciozko is Australia’s highest peak on the […]

My 2018 travel goals!


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You might be mistaken to think that my kids are adventurous, resilient and great hikers. This to a point is true… now. It has taken a lot of time, in fact years to get to a stage that I can confidently say to my kids “let’s go on a hike” […]

Top 5 ways to help kids love Hiking!



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At the beginning of the year I talked about my travel goals for the year. Like all New Years goals / resolutions it is always interesting to revisit them to see what was achieved…. or what was not! So here is my look back on my 2017 travel goals! Kangaroo […]

End of 2017 review!


When you are a single mum travelling with the kids solo, safety is the number one priority. But as the kids get older they want some freedom to explore on their own, and lets be honest sometimes I just want to sit and read my book, not follow the kids […]

The best Christmas present for travelling kids!


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Travelling costs, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, you will need money to travel! Lots of people think they can’t save for travel, it’s out of their reach. But if I, as a single mum, can do it so can you! […]

Saving for Travel: Drawstring bags



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I love giving the gift of experience for birthdays, especially if it is a “big one”. So when my gorgeous second daughter celebrated her 21st this year I gifted her a Hot Air balloon ride over the Hunter Valley. Last weekend it was time to take the trip! Setting the […]

Hot Air Ballooning over the Hunter Valley


One of the best aspects for me when staying in a Caravan / Camping park is the camp kitchen, it is one of the things that we check out as soon as we arrive at the park! These facilities are very popular nowadays, in fact there isn’t many established parks […]

Five reasons why I love camp kitchens!


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The alarm went off waking me from my slumber. Struggling to open my eyes I hit the snooze button before rolling back over. It was too early,  3.45am to be exact. In a haze I remembered why I had set the alarm so early. We were going to explore the […]

Sunrise from the Sand Dunes!