Carnarvon Gorge, (QLD Part 1)

We were invited on a self sufficient camping trip to the stunning Carnarvon Gorge, QLD. We have never been self sufficient campers, like ever! And we have never been camping in winter.  Spring/summer camping on sunny North Queensland coast was as good as we got…sun, beach and minimal to pack.  So you can only imagine…

Roadtrip – Keeping them busy!

Whether it is near or far…We absolutely love going on roadtrips! Are we there yet?  How long to go now? I need to go to the toilet! He/she is touching me!  I’m hungry! I’m hot! I’m cold! I’m bored! AND THE LIST GOES ON…These are just a few complaints that our kids will use during…

Cruise Prep Extras!

  You’ve booked your first all inclusive cruise holiday for your family..You’re excited and you’re beginning ask yourself all sorts of questions? What do I pack?  Will I need this?  What if I get sea sick? What if the kids get sea sick or any illness for that matter?  Can I buy this on the…

Travel Snack Ideas & Tips

15 Snacks To Pack for Your Road trip!   We all have different taste buds, I get that..and I’m not sure if anyone else notices but our little ones taste buds seem to change, ALOT..One week they will be eating strawberries and the next week they will be telling us that they don’t eat them…

Australia’s Capital Territory

VISITING CANBERRA If you’ve read our previous posts you will know that our eldest daughter, Louvaro is a National Athletics Champion. We’ve been lucky enough to travel to a few of our capital cities in Australia for different competitions.  We’ve travelled for sport for the last 3 years and this post is about our visit to…

Our TOP 5 things to do in Vanuatu!

EFATE, VANUATU WHERE IS EFATE? In the Pacific Ocean, above New Caledonia and West of Fiji. Languages spoken are French, Bislama and English. Ni-Vanuatu or Ni-Van is a term you will hear and is used to refer to the locals. Just a short, less than 3 hour flight from Brisbane you fly directly into Port…

STANAGE BAY

STANAGE BAY, QUEENSLAND Ideal for the whole family or just a fishing trip with mates, Stanage Bay is  a hidden gem located on the Queensland  coast. Where the dirt road meets the ocean We’re already four weeks into our new year and our main New Years Resolution was to do more little road trips. Long weekends…

Two weddings and a Cruise

TWO WEDDINGS We were planning our own location wedding when we were invited to a good friends location wedding and I was given the honour of being a bridesmaid..what better way than to turn a cruise holiday into an epic wedding vacation. I was planning my wedding in Vanuatu and sending my dress measurements to…

First family trip overseas – VANUATU

VANUATU 2015 Our first family trip overseas. Planning this trip was so exciting. I hadn’t been overseas since I was a little girl and that was to Papua New Guinea to visit family. Lulu, our eldest, was 10, Preston was almost 8 months old. I think I checked to make sure our passports hadn’t magically…

First of hopefully many blogs..

FIRST of all HAPPY NEW YEAR to all.  I hope this year brings you lots of laughter, great health and new adventures. FIRST POST!! I’ve been sitting here for the past week trying to figure out how to write my first post. I now have a new respect for writers. Writers block is real and…