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The Kobe Herb gardens and Ropeline is Japans largest herb garden with 14 garden areas and spectacular views across the Port of Kobe. Our trip to Japan had been filled with the craziness of Tokyo, the excitement of the thrilling  rides at Tokyo Disney and shopping for Anime merchandise…. so when […]

Kobe herb gardens and ropeway.


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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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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.


Along the way to Nelson Bay, right next door to the Williamtown Airport there is Fighter World, a museum devoted solely to the preservation of fighter jets! Finally after passing it probably 100 times we decided to go and have a look at what it had to offer.   If […]

Fighter World Williamtown


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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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The sun was shining, despite the predicted torrential rain, so a day at the Blacktown Medieval Fayre was a go!!   \   Last year my Facebook book page was covered in pics of the fun my sister and her family had at the Medieval Fayre, I was determined to […]

Going back in time at the Blacktown Medieval Fayre


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Last weekend we took the opportunity to visit the Wyrrabalong National Park and walk the Coastal walk. The Wyrrabalong National Park is divided into two parks, the North and South. Both are close to each other on the Central Coast of NSW Australia, in the Entrance / Bateau Bay area. […]

The Coastal walk, Wyrrabalong National Park


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There are so many reasons to visit Japan, here is my top five! Culture/History Japan has a rich history filled with culture dating back centuries. Wondering the streets of any of Japan towns you will come across relics from years ago all with legends, myths and stories connected to them. […]

5 reasons to visit Japan!



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The Pioneer Village Museum at Kangaroo Valley annually holds Pioneer days in April and I was lucky to be in town on the weekend that it was held this year! Walking through the gates of the museum was like steeping back in time. To a time of simplicity, frugality, creativity […]

Pioneer Days at 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!