Travel tips


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The Kobe Herb gardens and Ropeline is Japans largest herb garden with 14 garden areas and spectacular views across the Port of Kobe. Our trip to Japan had been filled with the craziness of Tokyo, the excitement of the thrilling  rides at Tokyo Disney and shopping for Anime merchandise…. so when […]

Kobe herb gardens and ropeway.


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When we travelled recently to Kangaroo Island it was a bit of a challenge… The challenge was the fact that we were going to camp on the Island and that meant transporting all essential camping items with us on a plane. Not only were we limited to the flights weight […]

5 essential camping items that I took to Kangaroo Island.


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So I must admit… I’m a bit of a Harry Potter fan. I’m not obsessed, I can’t tell you every detail, I haven’t even read the books, but I have seen every movie… more then once! When I heard that the Universal Studios in Osaka had a Wizarding World of […]

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter 



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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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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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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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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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The past weekend something unusual happened. I found myself without any children! Two were at their fathers, two were on a road trip and one was working. I had a weekend to myself! Nobody needed me! What would I do? It didn’t take me too long to decide that a […]

Camping Solo


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The weather is warming up in Australia, daylight savings is nearly here! It’s a great time of the year to go on some day hikes with the kids! Here’s is my top 5 essentials to keep the kids safe and entertained while on the trail! Snacks!!! My number one essential […]

Top 5 essentials for hiking with kids.


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The weekend was coming. I felt an calling to go camping. I put out the thought to the family. One taker… and her dog. This is my life at the moment. the younger kids visit their Dad every second weekend and the older girls have jobs. But it is what […]

Chichester State Forest: A review