Category Archives: Travel

Things to Do in Sabah Borneo


Our holiday to Sabah Borneo was certainly an adventure. Before the trip, I didn’t know much about Sabah, except for the fact that it was home to the orangutans. It turns out though that there is so much more, including strong ties to Australia through World War II that I had no idea about. Here are some of the things we discovered about Sabah Borneo… Continue reading

Sabah Borneo Resort Holiday: Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Right- The Shangri-La Rasa Ria in Sabah, Borneo… Where do I even start? This place is paradise. Even if you never go anywhere else on the whole island (but you definitely should!) you could stay here and never leave. From the moment you drive through the gates, past the spa and the golf course and right up to reception it’s instant relaxation. The staff are there anticipating your every need and this slice of paradise has everything you need for the perfect family holiday. The resort sits on over 2km of private beach, backing onto the rainforest- it’s just spectacular. There is so much to tell you, so let’s get started…

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Fiji with Kids

FIJI with kids

Fiji is like a second home for me. I’ve been many times and stayed at lots of resorts, and I decided it was where I wanted to spend my 40th birthday a few years ago. It’s a popular destination for families and at least once a week I get asked about where to go and stay in Fiji with kids. This trip we visited four different resorts over three and a half weeks. I’ve written down my thoughts on all four below.

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Tips, Tricks and Must Have Products for Travelling with Babies and Toddlers

Travelling with babies

The thought of traveling with a baby can send even the most seasoned traveler into panic mode. The list of things you need to take, do and buy can be endless. You worry about where they will sleep, how they will sleep, what they will eat, how they will cope on the plane and a million other things.

So to help you take the stress out of traveling with babies and toddlers we have pulled together a comprehensive list of the best products, tips, and tricks to make traveling with babies and toddlers a breeze!

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Our Autumn/Winter Novotel Canberra Minibreak


Last weekend we were lucky enough to be invited to spend the weekend at the Novotel in Canberra. As a family we really love getting out of Sydney when we can, and we look for any excuse to head off on a road trip.Our biggest hurdle when heading away is how to find activities that are going to suit teenagers and a toddler. It can be a fine balance! So when we were invited to spend two nights in Canberra it ticked all the boxes- lots to do for everyone and not too far away.

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NRMA Big 4 Holiday Park- Treasure Island Qld

NRMA Big 4 Holiday Park- Treasure Island 5

Recently we headed off to the Gold Coast for a family holiday. With three kids aged three, 14 and 16 it can be hard to find a holiday destination we will all enjoy, but the Gold Coast has something for everyone. First up we needed to find somewhere to stay. I had some boxes that had to be ticked when it came to where we would stay and they were: It must be self catering, it must have it least 2 bedrooms, it must have a pool and play area, food on site would be extra points and it can’t be too far from all the shops and theme parks etc. NRMA Big 4 Holiday Park- Treasure Island ticked all the boxes- so lets take a look.

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