Camping


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When I think back to our time in the Flinders chase National park on Kangaroo Island my mind is fillled with images of a breathtaking rugged coast, pounding waves, unbelievable rock formations and a history of survival in one of the toughest areas of Australia. A day trip into Flinders […]

Flinders Chase National Park Kangaroo Island


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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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I have so much I want to share on here in regards to our trip to Kangaroo Island, but first I want to tell you about the best camp ground on the Island! After searching online and wiki camps, I came across a place that had great reviews called Discovery […]

Camping on Kangaroo Island: Discovery Lagoon



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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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At the beginning of this year I purchased a Kathmandu Boreas 3 person hike tent, and I love it! Here is 5 reasons why…. 1.It is roomy! For a hike tent it has plenty of space, it is rated a three person, which lets face it generally means that you […]

5 reasons why I love my Kathmandu Boreas 3 person ...


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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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Once a month I am going to ask the kids what there favourite experiences while travelling have been so far. This month I asked Jay (9 years old). What is one of the experiences you have loved so far?  When I was four we went to Tasmania and did a […]

Kids recommend- Cradle Mountain Tasmania


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This weekend we went to the Aberdeen Highland games, and saw a lot on men (and a dog!) in kilts!   Oh, and there was also highland dancing, a tug o war competition, novelty races and alot of food and merchandise stalls. But none of them involved men (or a […]

Men (and a dog!) in Kilts at the Aberdeen Highland ...


Disclosure- All opinions are my own, I have no affiliates or connections to Blackheath Glen Holiday park. On arrival at the Blackheath Glen holiday park I knew I had picked the right place to pitch the tent for a couple of nights, while we explored the Blue Mountians.  The quiet, inviting […]

Blackheath Glen Tourist Park – review.



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Here are my top five things that can (and have) gone wrong while traveling: Melts downs; When the kids get tired because of lack of sleep over stimulation or I have pushed them too much, they inevitably have melt downs. I’m not just talking about the little ones either, myself […]

5 things that can go wrong while traveling.



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Driving down through the twists and turns along the road past Fitzroy falls, heading into Kangaroo Valley, I told the kids to keep a look out for a turn off. I really had no idea of where I was going, even though I have travelled along this road many many […]

Camping with the Wombats – Bendeela Reserve.