Travel tips


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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


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Travelling cost money, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, you will need some money! 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 series: Tips for food shopping! part 1



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Recently I was talking to a friend about some local camping spots and it made me think about the apps / websites I like to use to find anything travel related and I thought I would share them with you! Here’s is a quick rundown of my favourite apps / […]

My favourite travel related Apps / Websites!


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During the week two of the older girls came up with the idea to travel to Sydney on the train taking advantage of “Sunday Funday” ($2.50each travel on all NSW transport for the entire day!) and without any set plans, wander around the city and see what they could find. […]

Sunday Funday!….Sydney


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So, I’ve been doing this ski trip business with kids for 19 years!!!! Some trips have been with a husband in tow but a lot have been by myself, as a single parent. Looking at my Instagram feed you will find gorgeous smiling faces, loving every minute of skiing together […]

I have two words for you……Ski School!