Wave Rock Caravan Park Review: What to Expect
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Wave Rock Caravan Park Review: What to Expect

Wave Rock (as it is famously known) is located just outside the West Australian town of Hyden.  Roughly a four-hour drive from Perth (see below for a map). The rock’s official name is Hyden Rock and encompasses the Wave, Breakers and Hippos Yawn.  Of the 150 000 tourists who come to see the Wave each…

The Must-Have International Travel Document Checklist: with Printable PDF
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The Must-Have International Travel Document Checklist: with Printable PDF

As many of us are now booking our international travel online, it is up to us to ensure we have the correct travel documentation.  If you use a travel agent they should be directing you to have the correct documents – but ultimately it is still up to you to have the right international travel documents. …

13 Captivating Khao Lak Attractions in Thailand: Fun Things to Do

13 Captivating Khao Lak Attractions in Thailand: Fun Things to Do

When you think of beach holidays in Thailand images of turquoise waters lapping at white sandy shores come to mind.  Yes, spending lots of time on those beaches is one of the main things to do in Khao Lak, but what else to do? Stepping away from those beaches there are so many more Khao…

Singapore Airlines Economy Class Review (with Kids)

Singapore Airlines Economy Class Review (with Kids)

Air travel – it is both exciting yet arduous.  Exciting because it means you are off for an adventure to a new destination but arduous because basically nobody enjoys sitting in an economy seat for hours on end.  So it’s really important to choose the right airline for you.  That’s why I’ve put this Singapore…

Travel Packing List for Baby or Toddler:  Essentials You Can’t Leave Home Without
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Travel Packing List for Baby or Toddler: Essentials You Can’t Leave Home Without

Heading off for a trip with your new baby or toddler feels a bit like planning an expedition with military precision.  There is so much to consider and it can all become quite overwhelming when contemplating, “What to pack when travelling with a baby?”  Take some of that stress and worry away by using this…

What to Pack for a Thailand Beach or Island Trip: with PDF
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What to Pack for a Thailand Beach or Island Trip: with PDF

Emerald green hilly jungles meeting white sandy beaches that slip out to turquoise blue waters.  It’s what comes to mind when you think of Phuket, Koh Samui, Khao Lak, Krabi, Hua Hin, Pattaya and other Thailand beaches or islands.  They are the perfect destination for any type of holiday – backpacking, couples, families and empty nesters. …

My Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket Reviews: What You Need to Know
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My Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket Reviews: What You Need to Know

There’s just a plain pink wall.  It doesn’t look very enticing.  We are on the northern fringe of Karon Beach and about to turn off the top of the hillside road into Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket.  But driving down the steep curved concrete driveway we are greeted by the turquoise blue Andaman Sea and the…

Colourful Karon Beach Attractions: Family Friendly Things to Do
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Colourful Karon Beach Attractions: Family Friendly Things to Do

Karon Beach is located on the western side of Phuket island in Thailand.  To the north of Karon Beach is Patong the original and very popular tourist town.  To the south of Karon is the bohemian Kata Beach.  Karon Beach is in the middle – geographically and ambience wise.  As Goldilocks once said, “it is just right!”. …

SilkAir Review: Flight from Singapore to Phuket (Boeing 737)

SilkAir Review: Flight from Singapore to Phuket (Boeing 737)

SilkAir is the wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore Airlines offering over 50 short to middle-haul flights throughout Asia.  SilkAir began in 1989 under the name of Tradewinds the Airline, as part of Tradewinds Pte Ltd which exclusively marketed holiday packages for Singapore Airlines.  In 1992 the airline was renamed SilkAir. Today the airline’s focus is…

Packing List for Tweens (8-12 years old) with Printable
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Packing List for Tweens (8-12 years old) with Printable

As your children grow their needs and wants change.  As every need and want alter’s you make adjustments.  The same applies to what to include on your travel packing list for tweens, it is no longer the same as what you once packed for your toddler or pre-schooler. Tweens are those years where your little one…

Best Sanur Restaurants: Places We Love Eating Out in Bali
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Best Sanur Restaurants: Places We Love Eating Out in Bali

One of the joys of travel is food.  And finding great restaurants is always a delight.  That’s why I want to share with you the best Sanur restaurants in Bali, that we have found during our passed family holidays to Bali. Bali is a South East Asian island full of contrasts.  Each Balinese location has…

23 Pretty Pemberton Attractions: Affordable Things to Do in 2024

23 Pretty Pemberton Attractions: Affordable Things to Do in 2024

The small town of Pemberton in the South-West of Australia has a population of just over 750 people and is one of the coldest places in Western Australia.  You’d wonder why anyone would want to visit let alone be looking for things to do in Pemberton WA with its farming land dating back to 1861….

Diamond Forest Farm Stay Review: A Pemberton Cottage
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Diamond Forest Farm Stay Review: A Pemberton Cottage

As I hand back our Diamond Forest Farm Stay Cottage key to our hosts Mark and Kerriann, my son Lewis is presented with a certificate detailing the farm skills he has performed over the past few days.  “I think a few more things could have been added to the list, ” I comment with a smile. …

6 Hidden Travel Costs: So You Don’t Blow Your Travel Budget
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6 Hidden Travel Costs: So You Don’t Blow Your Travel Budget

I love to travel – no secret there.  I am sure you love to travel as well.  But how well do you plan your travel budget?  Are you prepared for all the travel costs? You take the time to plan the basics of your trip.  You need to research your travel plans to the nth degree,…

Kids Packing List: 3 Essentials to Create the Best Family Trip
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Kids Packing List: 3 Essentials to Create the Best Family Trip

Travel with kids is daunting.  As parents, we worry about our child’s safety.  We worry if will they eat, will our kids get enough nutrition.  We worry about our children being annoying, annoying to us and annoying to others.  Then we worry about what to pack for kids on a family trip. It’s enough to…

Bali Greenbike Adventure Review: What Your Need to Know
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Bali Greenbike Adventure Review: What Your Need to Know

This Bali bike tour memory is from one of our wonderful Bali family holidays back in 2015.  These cycling tours through Bali are still on offer providing you with a great way to discover the real Balinese lifestyle. Finding the true Balinese culture is difficult when taking a family trip to Bali. Most holidaymakers stay…