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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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On the weekend we discovered a fun, FREE, outdoor activity that all the family can enjoy… Disc Golf!! I will admit that my son has an obsession with the guys from “Dude perfect”… the YouTubers that do amazing tricks with basketballs, ping pong ball, cards and Frisbee’s! He is so […]

Fun with Disc Golf!


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Visiting Sydney can become expensive when staying in the city, but I have found a place that is not only close to everything that Sydney has to offer but also is cheaper than staying right in town. Lane Cove River Tourist park not only offers a variety of different accommodation […]

Lane Cove River Tourist Park: A review



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I love local Museums! They are generally free or cheap and great to fill in a day, especially while travelling when the weather is not great. My favourite Museum is our home town local… The Newcastle Museum. The kids favourite part of the Museum is the hands on activities in […]

A day at the Newcastle Museum.


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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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Once a month I am going to ask the kids what there favourite experiences while travelling have been so far. This month I asked Jay (9 years old). What is one of the experiences you have loved so far?  When I was four we went to Tasmania and did a […]

Kids recommend- Cradle Mountain Tasmania



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Last week we celebrated our last Birthday for the year, Jay turned 9, and his wish was to go to Tree tops adventure park with a couple of his mates. Everyone was excited to try out the four courses which are designed for 3 to 9years olds, trying to get […]

Tree Tops Adventure Park: Review


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I have a confession to make…. We have been sucked into the PokemonGo vortex! We are not obsessed, but still it’s there, the underlying pull of the game. We are not new to the Pokemon craze in this family, two of the kids are particularly mad about the shows, cards […]

PokemonGo or PokemonNo!?!


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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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We were going to walk down the  Giant stairway (900 stairs) beside the Three sisters and hike onto the Scenic railway. There was a problem though. As we were preparing to leave the campsite, there was tears… “I don’t want to go on this big hike!!” It was cold, quiet […]

Walking down 900 stairs with the kids…am I crazy?


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Driving down through the twists and turns along the road past Fitzroy falls, heading into Kangaroo Valley, I told the kids to keep a look out for a turn off. I really had no idea of where I was going, even though I have travelled along this road many many […]

Camping with the Wombats – Bendeela Reserve.


Following on from my post  5 reasons why your kids should skip school to travel ..  here are some tips so that the process of taking your kids out of school goes smoothly: Follow protocol In recent years there has been some changes in NSW for taking your kids out of […]

Tips for taking your kids out of school for short ...