Monthly Archives: November 2016



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When looking for accommodation for my weekend in Melbourne with  my Mum and sister, I immediately logged onto my favourite online accommodation site booking.com. It’s here that I found The Mantra 100 Exhibition, at what I think is an awesome price for Melbourne CBD accomadation – $398 for 3 people for […]

The Mantra 100 Exhibition: A review 


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We love Funday Sunday, it’s the day when NSW public transport cap their prices on travel to anywhere in the state of NSW to $2.50 each. All you need is an opal card and you are on your way! The other Sunday we packed up some lunch and snacks and […]

Funday Sunday- The Australian Museum



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I like to be fit and healthy. But keeping your fitness levels up can get very expensive, gyms are so pricey and the equipment you need can cost a fortune! Here are some ideas that are either free or much cheaper than joining a gym! Go for a walk!! Seems […]

Saving for travel series: Getting Fit and Healthy


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Norah Head lighthouse is a prominent part of the South coast of Australia, a place where  tourists flock whether they are passing by or staying for the weekend. Opened in 1903 the lighthouse it is still operating today and volunteers offer tours every 1/2 hour from 10am to 1pm every […]

Norah Head lighthouse 


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Once a month I am asking the kids what there favourite traveling experiences  have been so far. This month I asked Ivy (6 years old). What is one of the experiences you have loved so far?  I loved skiing in New Zealand! It was so cool! Why should others go? […]

Kids recommend: Skiing in New Zealand



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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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My eldest daughter, Amber, mentioned to me a couple of weeks ago about spending the day together. She knew that she was going to come off a full on couple of weeks at work and I think she was feeling the need to reconnect, with me and with nature. She […]

Somersby Falls