Sydney Beaches with Kids : Best Family Friendly Spots

Sydney Beaches with Kids : Where To Go With Your Family

Sydney Beaches with Kids ….where to start? With over 100 beaches in the city alone, Sydney families are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a beach to take the kids. They’re all free and will create summer moments you will never forget – moments worth millions! CLICK to read ALL the Animal Encounters Available in Sydney […]

Shark Beach – Nielsen Park : A Family Friendly Sydney Beach

Shark Beach - Nielsen Park : A Family Friendly Sydney Beach

It’s unpopular to say, almost unforgivable to mention, but beaches can be a horrible place for families to enjoy. Sydney’s more famous beaches: Bondi, Cronulla, Manly are crowded, lack shade and have little in the way of amenities without a walk. I know, I know, it’s almost sacrilege to actually put this in writing but I […]

A Chance Encounter with Northern Elephant Seals at Piedras Blancas Beach, California

A Chance Encounter with Northern Elephant Seals at Piedras Blancas Beach, California

Travelling can often bless you with unexpected pleasures. On our recent road trip down the coast of California from San Francisco to Los Angeles we encountered a number of surprises from glorious views, delightful eateries and then, most wonderful of all, the opportunity to encounter Northern Elephant Seals birthing. We first spotted the Northern Elephant […]

Gunnamatta Park : Beach Fun & A Run In With a Starfish

Gunnamatta Park : Beach Fun & A Run In With a Starfish

Sydney weather is reminding me of Darwin at the moment with super warm days followed by loud, thundering storms. I suspect we are heading into a very hot summer. When the weather channel predicted 40 degree days over the weekend we knew our organised bike ride adventure was not going to happen. T decided quite […]

A September Escape to Cronulla Beach – Who Said You Can’t Swim in Spring!

A September Escape to Cronulla Beach – Who Said You Can’t Swim in Spring!

Sydney isn’t exceptionally warm in Spring. It’s also not that cold. With nothing planned on a lazy Sunday morning, I decided to be a little spontaneous and take the kids to Cronulla so we could walk the Dog Walk and perhaps spot a dolphin or two. I was surprised to find parking right next to Cronulla Park. […]

Botany Bay: Build a sandcastle at the beach with a moat

Botany Bay: Build a sandcastle at the beach with a moat

I’m told that you can’t go to the beach without building a sandcastle. Obviously we have been doing it all wrong because we missed that memo on previous trips and have only just thought about purchasing some buckets and spades to start including this activity in our beach adventures. Botany Bay is a great day […]

37. See how many different shells we can find at the beach

See how many different shells we can find at the beach

A little confession: I don’t really like the beach. Actually, that’s not completely true. I just don’t like the sand. It gets stuck in all the wrong places and seems to spread. Since having children I have been trying to overcome this dislike as they adore everything about the beach including the sand. With this […]

The Ultimate List of Things to do in Melbourne with Kids

The Ultimate List of Things to do in Melbourne with Kids

Melbourne is a vibrant city, known for its friendly disposition and the fact that you can experience four seasons in one day. What you may not know is that it has a plethora of attractions to see and do, ensuring that you never exhaust your list of things to do in Melbourne with kids today. […]

20 Things to do in Sydney with Kids

Things to do in Sydney with Kids Darling Harbour

Wondering what things to do in Sydney with kids? Well, that’s like asking how long is a piece of string. This city of mine has a plethora of places and spaces waiting for you and the kids to explore. BUT where to start? Things to do in Sydney with Kids Explore Circular Quay Situated right on […]

6 Ways To Easily Teach Your Kids Photography

6 Ways To Easily Teach Your Kids Photography

Children seem to have a natural affinity for photography. They gravitate towards cameras and if given half a chance, will grab it and take shots of various mediums. Both my kids love nothing more than pointing and shooting. I’m lucky that they seem to have a good eye so other than the occasional bizarre selfie, […]

Top 10 Places to Visit in Tasmania with Kids

Salamanca Market with kids

Tasmania holds a big slice of my heart not only as the place of my birth, but for the nostalgia that quickly envelops me when I think of this amazing state. You see, it was one of the first holiday spots that Tee and I visited as a young couple and spent the first month […]

10 Things To Do In Brisbane with Kids

10 Things To Do In Brisbane with Kids

Welcome to Brisbane. The weather’s fine, the vibe is relaxed and kids travel on public transport for free on the weekends. It’s the perfect recipe for a unique family holiday that will really engage your kids but not give your wallet permanent damage at the same time. Yes, Brisbane with kids is all about having […]

Farm Stays Near Sydney For a Family Getaway

Farm Stays Near Sydney For a Family Getaway

Having grown up in the country, I don’t find seeing cows and sheep that exceptional. But for my kids, who are growing up in the city, anything to do with the farm lights up their eyes. Lately I’ve been compelled to do a little research to find farm stays near Sydney for a family getaway. I hope […]