About me


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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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Mother’s Day is here!!! So I thought I would take the chance to introduce me and my tribe!  Firstly this my beautiful eldest daughter. She is adventurous, daring and not really fearful of anything! She has sky dived, Bungy jumped, white water rafted,scuba dived and is a ledgend on the […]

My traveling tribe.


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For the second time ever I found my self with some free time to myself! So I packed my bags and car and headed south to Kangaroo Valley for four nights. ( The first time I camped solo was  here)   After my first time camping by myself I felt […]

Four days alone in Kangaroo Valley



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At the moment I’m in a bit of a rut. We had two wonderful trips in December and January (Japan and Kangaroo Island) and now …. nothing. I’m stuck in a life of normality. This is sending me stir crazy and now I’m well… not wanting to do much, but […]

Travelling blues.



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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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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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For most people getting a passport for your kids is really just a matter of filling out the forms getting a photo taken and paying the money.   For single / divorced parents it is not always that easy. For this girl, it’s been a long time of waiting. Waiting […]

Passports for kids of Single parents.





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Today the younger children in this family board a plane to America for a three week holiday with their father.   I not sure how I feel. They are so excited, they are going to Disneyland and Hawaii! I don’t know how to feel about it.  They have been looking forward […]

When your children travel without you.


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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.