I love to travel with the kids and explore new places

As with all busy families, we are always on the go. We have a growing business that involves a lot of travel in Australia and we also love to travel overseas. I often get lots of questions from other mums about how to travel with young children. I get a kick out of giving tips, tricks, stories and reviews from our adventures and hope you enjoy reading them too. Follow me and my family on our little adventures around the world.

Old World Charm of Puffing Billy

Train whistle blowing makes a sleepy noise Underneath their blankets go all the girls and boys Rocking rolling riding out along the bay All bound for Morningtown many miles away Driver at the engine fireman rings the bell Sand man swings the lantern to show that all...

Fine dining & wine at Hickinbotham of Dromana

If you haven't dropped into Hickinbotham of Dromana lately, you are in for a surprise. And what a lovely surprise it is! Gone are the days of casual pub dining and in its place, a refreshing new menu showcasing local produce and topped off with a fabulous selection of...

Fun at Circus Oz – Model Citizens

Who doesn’t love going to the circus? Its an opportunity to believe in the extraordinary and let yourself be drawn into their magical world. And that’s exactly what happened when we went along to see the Circus Oz show, Model Citizens. For 2 whole hours my boys were...

Bug Lab: Creepy Crawly Melbourne!

If you haven’t visited already, its not too late! Bug Lab is still on at Melbourne Museum until the 15th October 2017 – perfect for exploring in the September school holidays. Your bug obsessed littlies will just love this interactive insect wonderland. Submerge...

How to build a travel table for road trip – Kmart hack!

Are you headed away on a road trip these school holidays? We are driving from Melbourne to Sydney and I wanted the kids to have something to do other than playing iPads on the trip up. I put together these travel tables so they could colour in, play lego, play with...

Bali bliss at Rimba 

BALI: Where do I start? Last school holidays we ventured to Bali with the kids. We have been a couple of times before I wanted to avoid the chaos of the main Touristy areas. Enter Rimba Jimbaran at AYANA. As soon as you arrive at Rimba you feel as if you've been...

Vanuatu with Kids

Dear Vanuatu: thank you, thank you, thank you! Who knew travelling with kids could actually be RELAXING? No, that’s not sarcasm – no kidding, it really was amazing. I can honestly say that Vanuatu was one of the MOST relaxing trips we’ve ever taken. The resort was...

Top Tips for learning on the go! 

You could say travel is my obsession. There’s not a day in the week when I’m not thinking about, planning, booking or researching travel. Nothing is more exciting to me than exploring new places through the eyes of my children. The look of astonishment on their little...

Lake Mountain Winter Wonderland

Don't let everyone else have all the fun! If you're Melbourne based and looking to get out of the city and explore all Victoria has to offer, why not escape with the kids to Lake Mountain for the weekend? We went up for a weekend during the school holidays and the...