RACV Noosa, the place to go for families.

RACV Noosa, is THE place to go for families or group travel. RACV in Noosa is a truly wonderful resort that not only has great facilities and design but wonderful staff. The grounds and the pools are excellent and the resort continues to invest and add to their already long list of facilities for guests….

Taronga Zoo Sydney with the best views you can find. 

Taronga Zoo happens to be on our doorstep so we visit a lot. We have an annual membership and we get there as much as we can throughout the year. It’s a great place to entertain toddlers and pre-schoolers. It is a great afternoon treat for school age. For adults, there is the mesmerising Sydney…

Number 1, Bent Street. Dining adventure, Sydney.

I have an old work colleague who has hamsters running through his mind. Sometimes the hamster’s need to be reined in and he needs some help just calming himself. There are plenty of reasons why he has all these issues but regardless of the reasons sometimes you just need to make time for people. He…

Roma Street Parklands, Brisbane.

Roma Street Parkland is a wonderful parkland are a right in the heart of Brisbane. The serpentine paths that run throughout are great for releasing some little-boy energy. They are centrally located and easy to get to. I think there are better parks in Brisbane for kids but when you are in the city or…

Sofitel Brisbane.

Staying in five star hotels is always a treat. Having travelled to Malaysia last year I can assure you many 3 star hotels are completely fine. Toilet, shower and pillow in my room. What luxury? No, in all seriousness sometimes the added and extra services a 5 star hotel provide are absolute joys. 24 hour…

Sciencentre, Brisbane.

Anywhere that has life sized replicas of dinosaurs has got to be good no? Not just a T-Rex but also a triceratops. My son gets quiet feisty when people (kids) say that their favourite dinosaur is a T-Rex. With his over functioning brain and the level of knowledge he has on so many things, he…

The Boathouse, Balmoral. Sniffing out coffee in Sydney. 

I’ve written before about The Boathouse. There are three locations in Sydney and last time I wrote about Shelley Beach. Palm Beach was there first and I’ve watched that business change and move things to create an overall better customer experience. They have done the same thing at Balmoral. Not just to make a better…

Coogee Pavilion, a Sydney family lunch date.

Coogee Pavilion claims to ‘celebrate the good things in life – friendship, family, fun and food’  and it is certainly an interesting concept and a welcomed change to the dingy pub that stood there previously.   We went on a busy Sunday afternoon and had decided to join friends to catch up after middle-aged-men-in-lycra came home from…