What You Need to Know about the Perth Santa’s Christmas Carnival 8

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 […]

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Looking Forward to Santa’s Christmas Carnival in Perth 2

Gosh, in only a few short weeks it will be Christmas. To add to our family’s Christmas enthusiasm we have discovered Santa’s Christmas Carnival held in Perth at the Claremont Showgrounds on 11 December 2016.  Our tickets are ordered and once inside Santa’s Christmas Carnival all the rides and activities are included. What we expect to see and […]

Mustering Up at the Perth Cow Parade. 16

We’ve arrived into Perth’s city centre in the search for cows. Not just any cows, but 40 fibreglass cows decorated by local artists and fashion designers.  These cows are now on display throughout the CBD, East Perth, West Perth and Northbridge until 11th December 2016. Cow Parades are not new phenomenon; New York, Paris and […]

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What to Expect at Rottnest Carnivale 6

All the passengers on the Rottnest Fast Ferries breathe a sigh of relief as the deckhand passes through the cabin saying, we’ve made it – 2 minutes to go! It is mid Spring, yet 2016 has been an unseasonable wet and windy year.  Many of us who booked for Rottnest Carnivale months ago would have expected […]

Explore the New Elizabeth Quay in Perth 30

There has been much debate about Perth’s new Elizabeth Quay during its construction. 150 000 of soil and clay had been removed from the ancient river bed to make way for the Quay; resulting in blocked traffic, altered road thoroughfares and costing the state $440 million.  During construction of Elizabeth Quay everybody in Perth had […]

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How A-Maze-ing is Outback Splash? 28

Many years ago when I was a young teenager my parents took my sisters and I out to The Maze for a family picnic.  I remember the park being quite dry and almost desolate apart from the mazes. But last year when we drove out for a day trip to New Norcia, we went past […]

The Secret Ingredient to Eating Out with Kids 24

I’ve talked about what you need to take when you out with kids before on my Tips for Eating Out with Kids page, I highlight the need to take: Colouring Books E-Tablets Small toys But what happens if you do like we did this weekend and forget to take the activity bag? On Saturday we […]

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Titanic exhibition

Step Back in Time on the Titanic. 24

I don’t know why, but I since I was a young girl have always been intrigued about the Titanic. Perhaps it was that in the 1970’s and early 80’s it was still a mystery as to where Titanic exactly lay; some 3784m (12415 feet) below on the ocean floor after it had sunk in the wee hours […]

Perth with Kids

A short time ago I popped over Baby Globe Trotters to talk about my home town “Perth with Kids”. Perth, one of the most isolated capital cities in the world sits on the west coast of Australia, it offers more than just being home to 2 million people and a gateway to the spectacular scenery […]

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Hillarys boat harbour

What is it about Hillarys Boat Harbour? 11

On a hot summer’s day we were invited to Hillarys Boat Harbour – 22km north of the Perth CBD. We discover why Hillarys keeps drawing locals and tourists here again and again, since 1988. Hillarys Boat Harbour As we enter searching for our friends we notice a lucky few have arrived early to claim a […]