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Each month I ask the kids what their favourite traveling experiences have been so far while travelling with Mum!   This month I asked Laura ( presently 19 years old) Whats one of the experiences you have loved so far? I loved helping out at the school while we were holidaying […]

Kids recommend: Volunteering at Conua School, Fiji.



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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 Series: Growing your own food.



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Yes… you read that right! This year we camped down the snow at the Kosciuszko Tourist Park for our annual ski trip… and it was awesome! With money a little tight this year there was a worry that we would have to forego this years ski trip. I couldn’t let […]

Camping at the snow at The Kosciuszko Tourist Park.


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Each month I ask the kids what their favourite traveling experiences have been so far while travelling with Mum!   This month I asked Jay ( 10years old) Whats one of the experiences you have loved so far? I loved Tobogganing down the sand while we were on Kangaroo Island.I really […]

Kids recommend: Sand boarding at Little Sahara, Kangaroo Island.


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If there is only one luxury stay you have while on your trip to Japan it would have to be at the Iwaso, a beautiful Ryokan on the Miyajima Island.   As we arrived at the Iwaso Ryokan I was overwhelmed by its beauty. The stunning forest that surrounds the […]

Staying in a Ryokan: Iwaso



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I was enticed…by the Instagram pics and by the blog posts… The Titanic Exhibition in Sydney looked amazing! I knew that I wanted to visit and experience it for myself as soon as possible! Upon entering the exhibition we were given a boarding pass, it gave us the details of […]

Titanic the Exhibition.


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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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We loved our stay at Harrington Discovery Holiday Park and this is why!… A few months ago I booked a stay at Harrington Discovery Holiday Park, on a special deal that they had going on, unfortunately I had to cancel at the last moment… but…. the wonderful person at the […]

Harrington Discovery Holiday Park: A Review



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I love local Museums! They are generally free or cheap and great to fill in a day, especially while travelling when the weather is not great. My favourite Museum is our home town local… The Newcastle Museum. The kids favourite part of the Museum is the hands on activities in […]

A day at the Newcastle Museum.


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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 some 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 […]

Saving for Travel Series: Handmade Dishcloths.


Along the way to Nelson Bay, right next door to the Williamtown Airport there is Fighter World, a museum devoted solely to the preservation of fighter jets! Finally after passing it probably 100 times we decided to go and have a look at what it had to offer.   If […]

Fighter World Williamtown