Photo Flashbacks

A selection of pictures reliving a moment from our family travels.


Photo Flashbacks: Things to Do at Hard Rock Hotel Penang 12

Back in 2014 we took a family holiday to Penang and stayed at the Hard Rock Hotel. The music is pumping day and night providing a lively backdrop for all the things to do during our family holiday at the Hard Rock Hotel Penang. Things to do at Penang’s Hard Rock Hotel Splish Splash. My […]

things to do hard Rock penang

bali safari

Photo Flashbacks: Into the Wild on a Bali Safari Journey 26

Late last year when we returned to Bali for our annual family holiday we took a wonderful day trip out to Bali Safari and Marine Park. There are so many great things to do and see at this theme park. But for me the highlight is the 4WD safari journey. The Bali Safari Ride We […]


Photo Flashbacks: Camp Splash in Sanur, Bali 10

On our recent family holiday to Bali we stayed at the Sanur Paradise Plaza Suites. The Sanur Paradise Plaza Suites is a fantastic family friendly resort which includes the well run Camp Splash Sanur Kids Club . So join me and discover all the fun things to do at Camp Splash Sanur, making our family holiday to Bali a success. […]

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things to do in Penang

Photo Flashbacks: Things to do in Penang 28

We love Penang for a family holiday! We’ve loved it so much we have been there twice; once with a toddler in 2011 and again for a family holiday in 2014. Of course one of the great reason to visit Penang for a family holiday is the fantastic food.  But for us the other great […]


Photo Flashbacks: Busselton Mandalay Resort (Review) 16

As the summer holidays are rapidly approaching I am starting to think about a short getaway to escape Perth’s heat, just 2 and half hours south to Busselton.  As such I am considering the different accommodations available and this has made me reflect on our family getaway to Busselton in 2013 with my sister and her family […]

Mandalay Resort Review

Phuket Elephant Trek

Photo Flashbacks: What you see on a Phuket Elephant Trek? 12

Back in 2013 we went on a family holiday to Phuket. Prior to having children I had previously travelled to Phuket and taken an elephant trek.  As a result I felt this was a must do experience for my family. So one day we head off for a walk on the wild side at Siam […]


Photo Flashbacks: the Sydney Opera House 20

When you take a family holiday to Sydney there are 2 things that you absolutely must see. The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. Fortunately they are not hard to find. We sail down on the Sydney ferry to start exploring the Sydney harbour front and there it is!   Sydney Harbour Bridge […]

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Outrigger Laguna beach Resort review

Photo Flashbacks: Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort Phuket Review 12

During August 2013 we ventured on our first TWO week family holiday to Phuket with kids. When you are planning on spending so much of your holiday in one place it is really worth investing your time in choosing the right family accommodation for you. So did I make the right decision for our family of […]


Photo Flashbacks – Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Review 8

In 2011 Steve wanted to revisit Singapore, a destination he had visited in his early 20’s.  I was happy to see this bustling city, but I also wanted a relaxing beach family holiday. But where to stay in Singapore that’s on the beach? Then I stumbled upon information about Sentosa Island.  A small island to […]

Shangri-la rasa sentosa review

Fremantle prison

Photo Flashbacks: Fremantle Prison 22

It’s not often that you get a sea of hands from parents wanting to help out on a school excursion.  But last year when my son’s year one class was asking for help to take the kids to Perth’s popular tourist destination and historical icon Fremantle Prison, there were a frenzy of hands going up. […]