Universal Studios Singapore

I love theme parks. I love the rides, the over the top theming and the atmosphere! So on my recent trip to Singapore, I could not resist a visit to Universal Studios. Located on the island of Sentosa, it is only a short drive, cable car ride or ride on the Sentosa Express from the […]


Taking the Kids to the Gold Coast


With direct flights between Canberra and Coolangatta airport, going to the Gold coast for a family holiday is easier then ever. It is an action packed place to visit with plenty of things to do for any family and budget. Accommodation is quite reasonable and there are hundreds of places and options to choose from! […]


Travel Tips- Disney World Resorts Florida


Before you even plan a trip to Disney World know this: It is HUGE! It encompasses four separate parks; EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom PLUS two water parks, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. On top of all that there are about 30 hotels of various themes, a permanent Cirque du soleil venue, […]


Travel Tips- Grand Canyon

Pretty much the Grand Canyon is a hole in the ground. However it is the most impressive hole you will ever see! The canyon is 466km long, 29 km wide and is 1.8km deep with walls of reddish rock that almost glow in the hot sun. Situated in the desert in the state of Arizona […]


Travelling In Your Own Backyard

Miracle of miracles, you have the whole weekend off! And so does the kids/partner/friends! What are you going to do? Sit around the house all day and catch up on the housework? That’s not fun at all. Why not take off for the day or the weekend? No matter where you live in Australia, there […]


Universal Studios Florida


If you are a Harry Potter fan, Universal Studios Florida will probably be already on your must see list. I was very lucky to tick this one off my list this summer, only months after the opening of the Diagon Ally expansion to the park. This is in addition to the existing Hogsmead/Hogwarts section and […]


Cruise Tips

Cruises are easy. I go so far as to say that cruising is the easiest holiday you could have. All you have to do is book it and get to the terminal on the right day and time. For the duration of the cruise you don’t have to worry about hotel changes, transfers, cleaning, cooking, […]


What Kids Know About Snow?

How much do you know about snow?  After discovering almost five million Australians have never seen snow, Thredbo found a group of kids who fit this group to see just how much (or little) they know about the wonderful, magical, mysterious thing that is snow. To find out more about Thredbo click HERE


Avalanche Safety Training


Have you ever wanted to go back country touring? Do you already go back country touring? Do you know how to keep yourself safe? If the answer is no and you plan on going back country in Australia or around the world you need to gain some knowledge   In 2014 an avalanche in Victoria killed […]


Snow Travel on a Budget

While traveling for snow, it is easy to exhaust your budget quickly. By careful planning and budgeting you can enjoy a stress free, seamless holiday. It is a good idea to set up a budget planner with daily limits for all the days that you will be away. Be Flexible with your dates: Keep out of […]