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I love camping in the forest with my kids!!! In fact its probably my favourite type of family travel.. here is my top five reasons why!!   *Cheap / free Camping in most areas of the Australian bush, whether its in a National Park, a State park or even a […]

Top 5 reasons why you should camp in the forest ...


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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 week we took the opportunity of combining our interest […]

Sunday Funday: Jerusalem Bay Track


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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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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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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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I have heard so much about Bungarribee Park, situated in the Western  Sydney Parklands, that I had to take the kids there to see it for myself. I must admit, when I pulled up in the “Green point carpark” area of Bungarribee parkland, I was a bit underwhelmed. Yes I […]

Bungarribee Park


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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 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! In […]

Saving for travels series; children’s lunchboxes. 


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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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Travelling costs, 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! In […]

Saving for Travel Series: Homemade laundry liquid!


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Each month I ask the kids what their favourite traveling experiences have been so far while travelling with Mum! This month I asked Laura (18 years old). What is one of the experiences you have loved so far?  I loved the Hozu -gawa River boat because it was a somewhat […]

Kids recommend: Hozu-gawa River Boat Ride, Japan.