Equipment


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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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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 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.



So you want to go to the snow but don’t know where to start? Here’s part two of my series on travelling to the snow! Click here to find part one! Ski gear. This can go either way in terms of expense. Clothing and ski/snowboard gear can be hired, bought or […]

So you want to go to the snow…. part 2


With the weather finally turning cooler (well today anyway, we will see what tomorrow brings!) you might be thinking about a ski holiday, I know I am! If you have never been before you might not know where to start, so here is PART ONE of some tips I have […]

So you want to go to the snow!… part 1


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The School Holidays are coming! So you want to camp? Don’t know where to start? Camping is the most inexpensive way to travel around Australia. There is plenty of free or very cheap camp spots and it if you do it right, even the set up costs are reasonable. If […]

So you want to go camping?



Both the Caravan, Camping and Holiday show AND the Travel show were on at the same time in February! There was no way I could not go to one without the other, so what did I do?….I went to both in one day…with four of the kids!!!! I think I […]

How I survived two travel expos in one day…with kids!