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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...

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...

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...

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...

My Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket reviews of all the facilities and amenties at this Karon Beach hotel

Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket: Reviews of a Top Family Hotel

There’s just a plain pink wall.  It doesn’t look very enticing.  We are on the northern fringe of Karon Beach...

A Bali cycle tour gives your the chance to learn the Balinese culture

Take a Bali Bike Tour and Discover the Real Bali

This Bali bike tour memory is from one of our wonderful Bali family holidays back in 2015.  These cycling tours...

How to Research a Trip: Part Two of Travel Planning

Before we get going on how to research a trip, have you answered all the questions in the first part...

travel tips on how to cut costs on vacation

How to Save Money on Vacation

Even though you’ve saved up hard for your vacation, it doesn’t mean that you have loads of cash to splash...

Six Reasons Why Buy Travel Insurance. Learn Why You May Need Travel Insurance.

6 Reasons Why Travel Insurance is Necessary

You’ve just booked your holiday vacation.  You’re excited and can’t wait to go.  But there’s one more thing to do...

Discover what you need to knwo before taking a perth Mint Tour in Western Australia

A Perth Mint Tour: What You Need to Know

Rotating in front of me without any protective casing is the one-tonne gold kangaroo coin, 60cm in diameter and about 10cm...

How to create a small essential first aid kit for holidays. When you next travel use this medical packing checklist to stay healthy on vacation.

The Essential First Aid Travel Kit for Trips

No one wants to get sick or hurt whilst on holiday.  Unfortunately, little cuts and headaches do occur quite regularly....

Exploring the nambung National park region on a family holiday to cervantes and the Pinnacles with kids.

Holiday to Cervantes and the Pinnacles Desert, WA

“Which way do I turn?” my husband Steve asks. After two hours driving up the Indian Ocean Highway from Perth, we...

Travel tips and ideas on how to take holiday money overseas when you travel on a vacation. The pros and cons for 4 ways to access travel money abroad.

How to Access Your Travel Money Abroad

Back in the early 1990’s when I  backpacked around Europe the main ways to take and access your travel money...

Lake Thetis boasts examples of 3500-year-old stromatolites and thrombolites. Learn what to expect at Lake Thetis located near Cervantes and the Pinnacles.

Ancient Living Life at Lake Thetis, Cervantes

It’s not often you get the chance to see a prehistoric living life form.  So when the opportunity presents itself...

Fun Things to Do in Busselton for Families

Busselton and the Margaret River Region have long been a favourite holiday destination for West Australians.  The region extends from...

Planning a holiday? Ask yourself these six questions to help you plan your travel vacation.

6 Questions to Get Started with Planning for Travel

How to Start Planning a Trip Getting started on planning for travel can be tricky.  There is so much to...

The cottage packing list for self catering holiday

The Complete Cottage Packing List for Self Catering Holiday

Space, or lack thereof.  It’s the one big problem with luxury hotel accommodation.  And one of the big reasons we...

My Review of the Updated Cervantes Caravan Park (RAC Cervantes Holiday Park)

Cervantes is a small coastal town in Western Australia named after an American vessel that sank off its coast in 1844 and...

A day pack checklist. What to pack for in your day bag

What to Pack for a Day Trip: 9 Simple Essentials

You’re on a day trip in the full sun feeling parched and hungry.  The weather changes, there is a light...

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