family trips

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 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...

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...

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...

Karon beach things to do on a family holiday in Phuket

Things to Do in Karon Beach, Phuket: A Family Favourite

Karon Beach is located on the western side of Phuket island in Thailand.  To the north of Karon Beach is...

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...

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...

Travel Gifts for Kids: Toddlers to Teens

Kids.  We all know them.  They are either our own children, our nieces, nephews or a close friends child.  And...

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...

Discussing the family friendly facilities at the 7 Penang Hotels along Batu Ferringhi beach, Malaysia.

Fun Family Penang Hotels in Batu Ferringhi

Penang is one of my favourite family holiday destinations in South East Asia.  There are just so many things to do in...

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...

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