Introducing a New Travel Tips Blog: Tips 4 Trips 7

My Dad has been saying to me for the past year toddler – you do know that my grandson Lewis is now in middle primary school – you are well past the toddler stage.  My bestie school mum says to me, Sally the thing is – I see toddlers and I don’t want to read […]

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travel tips for camping with kids

Camping with Kids: Essential Items to Bring Along

This is a guest post by Angelica Garcia Taking your kids camping is a wonderful way to introduce them to nature. Beautiful scenery, starry skies, wildlife, and the lack of non-essential electronic devices! Some of my most treasured memories are those simple nights spent bonding over s’mores and spooky stories. Of course, in order to […]


Essential Hand Luggage for Kids Who Fly 2

You are on a flight bound for your family holiday.  Silently cursing the carry-on hand luggage or lack thereof. Prior to departing for this family holiday, the entire household was bubbling with excitement.  You packed the family suitcases.  Added the passports and tickets into your handbag and thought, we should be OK for the flight; meals […]

A packing list for taking carry on hand luggage with kids when flying

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Fun Things To Do with Your Kids in Phoenix 4

The city of Phoenix, Arizona isn’t necessarily on every tourist’s map, and that’s unfortunate. Phoenix is a great city full of AMAZING attractions for kids. Discover the top activities to do with your children in this oasis of fun! 5 Places to Take the Kids in Pheonix Phoenix Zoo Bring your kids to the Phoenix […]


Feeling Like a Challenge 4

Have you been to a great resort, eaten the most mouth-watering dish, or found the best travel luggage? Do you want to shout your discovery from the rooftops? Well, let me help you out. This week I’m launching a new monthly Instagram Challenge. How the #mytraveltips4trip Instagram Challenge will work 1.  New themes each month […]

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How to Choose a Travel Stroller 6

It is the end of our family holiday to Penang with a toddler.  As I pack up our hotel room I glance over at the pram sitting patiently in the corner – where it has been all holiday – waiting to be used.  I wondered, “Do we still need to bring a pram on holiday?” […]


Frankenstein’s Laboratory Bali – Are You Afraid? 16

I am a little disappointed as we are guided to a polished wooden table that is located near the waiter station behind a support column – ensuring I have an obstructed view of the Frankenstein’s Laboratory stage. We have arrived on time at 4:30pm for the family session, having been enticed by the Frankenstein’s Laboratory website statement, […]

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Taking a car seat on a plane

The Pros and Cons of Flying with a Car Seat 4

It’s a hot topic on the family travel forums.  Should I take a car seat on a flight when flying with a child? There are no rules and regulations as to whether you have to use a car seat for your baby, toddler or child on a flight.  It all just comes down to, what […]


Things to do in Busselton and Surrounds, WA 2

The Margaret River Region has long been a favourite holiday destination for West Australians.  The region extends from the southern town of Augusta up to the town of Busselton  – making it the closest point (a mere 225km or a 2½ hour drive) from the West Australian capital city Perth.  Therefore a great base for anyone driving […]


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What to Do in Bali with Kids 11

We’ve visited Bali as a family several times now.  Once to Bali with a toddler, then to Bali for a getaway, back for another Bali family holiday and then in 2016 for a Bali family vacation. Each time we have visited we have discovered all sorts of things to do in Bali with kids. We […]