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As I sit here writing this post, I have the Winter Olympics 2018 on the TV. We have stayed up late to watch events, we have cheered on the Aussies, we constantly talk about it over dinner (to the disinterest of one family member!) and we have made a goal […]

Why we love Snow holidays!


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At the beginning of the year I talked about my travel goals for the year. Like all New Years goals / resolutions it is always interesting to revisit them to see what was achieved…. or what was not! So here is my look back on my 2017 travel goals! Kangaroo […]

End of 2017 review!


When you are a single mum travelling with the kids solo, safety is the number one priority. But as the kids get older they want some freedom to explore on their own, and lets be honest sometimes I just want to sit and read my book, not follow the kids […]

The best Christmas present for travelling 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: Drawstring bags


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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


One of the best aspects for me when staying in a Caravan / Camping park is the camp kitchen, it is one of the things that we check out as soon as we arrive at the park! These facilities are very popular nowadays, in fact there isn’t many established parks […]

Five reasons why I love camp kitchens!



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The alarm went off waking me from my slumber. Struggling to open my eyes I hit the snooze button before rolling back over. It was too early,  3.45am to be exact. In a haze I remembered why I had set the alarm so early. We were going to explore the […]

Sunrise from the Sand Dunes!


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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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If you are looking for an gorgeous place to explore caves and camp under the stars all the while being surrounded by everything the Australian bush has to offer, then Wombeyan Karst Reserve is just for you! I had been planning this camping trip for weeks, no probably months with […]

Wombeyan Caves: A Review



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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! This last Sunday I decided to hop on the train and […]

Funday Sunday: The Sydney Caravan, Camping and Lifestyle Expo.


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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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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.