about me


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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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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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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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2016 has come to an end. Its the year that gave us quiet a few adventures, some that took us overseas and others that were just down the road! But now I’m looking forward to what the new Year is going to bring and have set some travel goals. Here […]

New Year Travel Goals!


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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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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


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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.


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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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Travelling cost money, it doesn’t matter how you do it, whether it’s camping or staying in luxury hotels, it will cost you. 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 travel Series; setting up a budget.