Starwood Hotels & Resorts family programs

  Starwood Hotels & Resorts includes the following brands; Westin, Sheraton, The Luxury Collection, Four Points by Sheraton, W Hotels, St. Regis, Le Méridien, Ritz Carlton, Renaissance and Aloft amongst others. Starwood Hotels & Resorts launched a Family Travel Program in 2008. The family program was designed after reading guests comments. The initial ‘Love your…

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….

Hiring a driver for exploring with kids in Bali

What to expect Exploring Bali as per your very own curated itinerary is easy and affordable to do. It is not unusual for a family vacation to hire a driver for the day or the week. An air-conditioned minivan will cost roughly $60 AUD = 625,000 IDR. The driver will collect you from your hotel…

Day trips form Sydney – Southern Highlands (or stay the weekend)

The Southern Highlands is an area just outside of Sydney, about 90 minutes south located east of the Blue Mountains on the Great Dividing Range. It’s the kind of place you visit for weekends around the fire. The area has a wide range of walking trails and natural wonders. Take a long walk along one…

Luxury Escapes Packages

  Who are Luxury Escapes?  Luxury Escapes packages is a great way to get travelling and a no fuss solution to places you may not of previously thought of. Luxury Escapes is a magazine, an app and a business that provide curated luxury travel deals. The company describes themselves on their site as ‘Luxury Escapes…

Elephant Safari Park and Lodge, Bali.

I rode an elephant at the Elephant Safari Park and Lodge in Bali. How I feel about the experience has been both positive and negative. At the time and will always remember it. After getting vicious comments on social media after posts at Elephant Safari Park and Lodge. I researched some more and was disgusted…

Leaving the Kids Behind and How to Survive

Leaving the kids behind is never easy and I was recently asked some tips for what to say to them and how to deal with them. In my view, it’s easiest to briefly touch on the fact you will be away but concentrate more on what they will be doing. This starts with younger children…

Shopping in New York

  Shopping in New York has been something I have wanted to do since like forever! Being a fashionista is not something I claim that I am. However, I do like clothes and I do attempt to stay current. I am not sure I succeed but I shop for things that suit my lifestyle and…

Legoland California Where Lego is Large

Here we are booking a holiday in Hawaii and suddenly we have added LEGOLAND California , Disneyland and Universal Studios in California. Legoland California just seemed like the right thing to add given we have LEGO mad kids.  TIP – when booking make sure you confirm the water park is operating on the day of your…

Grotto Point Lighthouse, Sydney harbour

The Spit to Manly is quiet possibly one of the best walks along the harbour with some challenges. The entire walk will take an adult 3+ hours dependent upon your fitness. It is however possible to break it down to smaller parts. We parked at Tania Park and walked from there. To and from. This…