Sally-Ann Brown


About Sally-Ann Brown

I am Sally-Ann the author of Toddlers on Tour. I am a wife and mother who has always had a passion for travel. I love sharing my experiences and lessons learned to help you have a better family holiday or day trip. Read "All About Me" under the "Home" tab to discover my story and what lead me to here.


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

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 […]


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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Trave tips on choosing a travel stroller

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 […]


Recapping 2016: My Year in Family Travel Blogging 8

As 2016 draws to a close I find it is time to reflect, rejoice and set goals for the forth coming year. In 2015 Toddlers on Tour had over 30 000 pageviews (twice that of the previous year).  My aim is always to continue to grow, phew I did 🙂  with 55000 page views in 2016 […]

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What You Need to Know about the Perth Santa’s Christmas Carnival 4

We’ve just enjoyed a wonderful day out at the Perth Santa’s Christmas Carnival.  Overall the event was well run with loads of kid friendly activities; but there were just a few things I wish I had known before we attended Santa’s Christmas Carnival at the Claremont Showgrounds. These are the tips and tricks I learned to […]