Posts by Sally-Ann

What to See in Ubud: A Bali Day Trip

In the centre of Bali is the hippy artist town of Ubud.  Beyond the artists, there are so many more...

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What to Pack for Hand Luggage: Essentials You’ll Need

Some people try to pack in a carry on bag their entire luggage, whilst others put everything into their checked...

My Air Asia Flight Reviews – Perth to Bali Return

“I can’t miss work,” says my husband.  This is my guideline for choosing flights to Bali for a long weekend...

Legian street at night

Fun Things to Do in Legian that are Family-Friendly

On dark golden sandy beaches that are cleaned daily, the southern Balinese beachfront town of Legian is geographically and atmospherically...

five things to make travel easier including Sleep Keeper, travel bottles, scrubba, ear plugs and eye mask

10 Really Useful Travel Accessories

There are some unique travel gadgets out there and then there are some useful travel items.  Not necessarily essential travel...

The infinity pool at Padam Resort Legian reviews

Padma Resort Legian Reviews – a Family Friendly Bali Hotel

I was trying to put my head in the sand.  My big five O was looming.  But I didn’t want...

A view of the ocean from William Bay National Park in Denmark WA

A Taste of Denmark, WA – 9 Things to Do and See

On the southern coastline of Western Australia is the very relaxed and almost bohemian like town called Denmark (not to...

Fun Ideas and Tips for a Family Road Trip

Planning the ultimate family road trip can feel a bit arduous.  But really it’s not that bad.  All you need...

The Gap, Albany's viewing platform in Torndirrup National Park Western Australia

What to See at Torndirrup National Park, Albany WA

Torndirrup National Park is a 30-minute scenic drive from the centre of Albany, Western Australia.  Some of the most well-known...

The Brig Amity replica sailing boat in Albany

Discover Old Town Albany – Historic Albany Sites

Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, it is even older than my home town of Perth – a...

Kids Travel Toys for Toddlers, Teens and Inbetween

Keeping kids entertained is hard enough, but trying to entertain them on a trip when you’ve only got a limited...

Cloudy dat at Emu Beach, Albany Western Australia

Big4 Emu Beach Holiday Park Review, Albany Western Australia

It’s not often you can find a location let alone an accommodation that caters for all demographics.  We recently stayed...

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10 Important Safety Long Distance Road Trip Tips

Long distance road trips are a great way to travel – all piling into the car to experience far-flung places. ...

The tree top walkway in the Valley of the Giants WA

Two Perspectives of the Valley of the Giants, Western Australia

The trees of Western Australia are unique, particularly those in the Valley of the Giants.  These giant trees in the...

Perfecting Packing for the Beach

I’m really lucky.  I live in Perth, Western Australia where I believe some of the best beaches in the world...

Grape vines part of the food in Swan valley wine region

Swan Valley Food Delights

I love visiting the Swan Valley located 20 minutes east of my hometown of Perth (see map below).  It is...

Tips for Road Trips: A Planning Guide

The thought of a road trip is just draining for most, even if it does have the reward of a...

17 More Things to Do in Wave Rock, Hyden

When I mentioned to family and friends that we were off to Wave Rock they asked, “Have you been there?”...

Reviewing the cabins at Wave Rock cCaravan park, Hyden Western Australia

Wave Rock Accommodation: The Best Places to Stay in Hyden

Wave Rock (as it is famously known) is located just outside the West Australian town of Hyden.  Roughly a four-hour...

A list of international travel documents to pack

The Must-Have International Travel Document Checklist (with Printable)

As many of us are now booking our international travel online, it is up to us to ensure we have...

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