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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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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: Thrift Shopping.


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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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Sometimes I wonder why I even attempt this travel blog thing. I struggle to put words down, often writing sentences that make no sense. My spelling and grammar is atrocious ( thank god for spell check because I can’t spell atrocious!) and my typing is not much better. It often […]

Sometimes I wonder why I blog…


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The other day I realised how grateful I am for the opportunity’s I have had to travel here in Australia and globally since becoming a single mum of five, 7 years ago. It also made me reflect on my favourite places I have seen during this time… So here it […]

5 of my Favourite places in Australia and the World!


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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! 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! In […]

Saving for travels series; children’s lunchboxes. 



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There are so many reasons to visit Japan, here is my top five! Culture/History Japan has a rich history filled with culture dating back centuries. Wondering the streets of any of Japan towns you will come across relics from years ago all with legends, myths and stories connected to them. […]

5 reasons to visit Japan!


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The Pioneer Village Museum at Kangaroo Valley annually holds Pioneer days in April and I was lucky to be in town on the weekend that it was held this year! Walking through the gates of the museum was like steeping back in time. To a time of simplicity, frugality, creativity […]

Pioneer Days at Kangaroo Valley


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Recently we spent 6 wonderful nights holidaying at the gorgeous Outrigger Fiji with our extended family and we loved it! Here is five reasons why you should stay there to!   1.The swimming pools! Outrigger Resort Fiji has two pools, one for families and the other for adults only. The […]

5 top reasons to stay at the Outrigger Resort Fiji