Top Disneyland Tips for young children.

I shared my friend’s story of her visit to Disneyland with the ins and outs. Click here to read about her story. These ‘pearls of wisdom’ or top pieces of advice, needed to be weeded out from her story to a blog of their own. The information was too valuable to be lost. Be sure to read…

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…

Travelling fails. Crazy things that happen to me. Episode 9.

This episode of this series was so close to being a win that I almost cheered. Last weekend we travelled to Brisbane. My flight was booked as part of a junket my husband was taking a part in. The children had been booked separately by me. As the bookings were made separately we were not…

Travelling fails. Crazy things that happen to me. Episode 8.

Okay okay. One of the reasons for blogging is the sharing of information, greatly my mistakes so you can avoid making the same mistakes and have an enjoyable holiday. This series of blogs may indeed paint me as a idiot with very little idea in the world or you could look at it as a…

Tangalooma Resort Dolphin Feeding with the Children

Off the coast of the Port of Brisbane is Moreton Island, home to Tangalooma Resort. The island is the traditional home of the Ngugi tribe. Evidence shows Aboriginals lived on the island for 2000 years. The island is 58 kilometres from Brisbane, roughly a 75 minutes ferry trip.   I left the island disappointed. Here is…

Hotels and Small Children

Children would seem as though they are most welcome when you read the compendium and website. Truth is hotels are still lacking when it comes to the needs of families with young kids. Babies may be catered for but anything older is not.   Our room had two double beds, one chair for reading, a desk…

Malaysian longhouse stay 

Adventure travel often sells itself as the ‘real’ travel experience promising to get you off the tourist path and experience the actual country you are in rather than a resort that could be anywhere. Well, this is what you are lead to believe before you depart. A stay in a Malaysian longhouse is definitely an adventure….

Country Christmas #relaxmas

Most of our fondest childhood memories relate to Christmas at sometime no? Mine do at least. I don’t think I am alone, but I’ve been wrong before. I grew up in the country on a property in a haze of wonder and delight. (Of course that is how I remember it now… it may not…