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I love giving the gift of experience for birthdays, especially if it is a “big one”. So when my gorgeous second daughter celebrated her 21st this year I gifted her a Hot Air balloon ride over the Hunter Valley. Last weekend it was time to take the trip! Setting the […]

Hot Air Ballooning over the Hunter Valley


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Travelling with Children can look like this…. and this….. and sometimes like this…. Travel with kids can be hard. Travel with kids is not always roses and sunshine. Sometimes travel can cause a little ones world to fall apart. There might be tantrums, tears and meltdowns. There might be teasing, […]

The truth about travelling with kids,




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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: My Favourite Cooking books



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Yes… you read that right! This year we camped down the snow at the Kosciuszko Tourist Park for our annual ski trip… and it was awesome! With money a little tight this year there was a worry that we would have to forego this years ski trip. I couldn’t let […]

Camping at the snow at The Kosciuszko Tourist Park.



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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 Jay ( 10years old) Whats one of the experiences you have loved so far? I loved Tobogganing down the sand while we were on Kangaroo Island.I really […]

Kids recommend: Sand boarding at Little Sahara, Kangaroo Island.


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By the time I began writing this blog I already had been a single mum for 6 years, I had travelled to five countries and had gone on numerous camping and road trips within Australia. It had become very easy for me to just pack up the kids and go. […]

How I gained confidence to travel solo with my kids.


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I was enticed…by the Instagram pics and by the blog posts… The Titanic Exhibition in Sydney looked amazing! I knew that I wanted to visit and experience it for myself as soon as possible! Upon entering the exhibition we were given a boarding pass, it gave us the details of […]

Titanic the Exhibition.



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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