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‘Spiders’! The perfect wet weather indoor activity in Darwin with kids.


During Wet Season in Darwin, finding an activity to do with your kids can be bit of a challenge. It’s hot. It’s wet. And many usual activities have closed down until ‘the Dry’. If you are here any time before 28 April 2019, then you should check out this CREEPY exhibition! ‘Spiders’ is toured by Read more about ‘Spiders’! The perfect wet weather indoor activity in Darwin with kids.[…]


The Great Escape Australia podcast interview

The Great Escape Australia and their Escape to New Zealand


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to do a lap of Australia in a campertrailer with a young child? Today we’re joined by Renee, who along with her husband Nathan and their young son have been travelling full time for 3 years in their cub camper Renee and Nathan have so much Read more about The Great Escape Australia and their Escape to New Zealand[…]


10 Tips to Keep Fit and Healthy While Travelling

10 Tips to Stay Fit & Healthy While Travelling

Too many people think exercise has to be hard. No pain, no gain, right? That, and you need lots of equipment. Oh, and a “workout” has to be an hour long.

In the end, you get overwhelmed. You’re too busy. Nothing gets done.

This approach couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is small things done consistently over time will give you the biggest benefits. And you’ll enjoy it. […]

Why You Shouldn’t Ruin Your Travels by Going on a Diet: A Dietitian’s View


Isn’t the reason you travel because you love experiencing all life has to offer? Well, before you go and ruin it by going on a diet, listen to this first! We interview Laura Jean, a dietitian with a difference. Laura’s focus isn’t on what people eat, but their relationship with food. In this episode we Read more about Why You Shouldn’t Ruin Your Travels by Going on a Diet: A Dietitian’s View[…]


Home Owner Giveaway: Family Friendly House Sitters


Are you heading off on a holiday? If you’re looking for a house sitter, now is the perfect time to join Family Friendly House Sitters Not only is it FREE for home owners, but to celebrate the launch of our new site   The first 30 home listings completed will get a free annual house sitter membership Read more about Home Owner Giveaway: Family Friendly House Sitters[…]


BIG4 Macdonnel Ranges Review

BIG4 Macdonnell Range Holiday Park, Alice Springs – An Unexpected Delight!

We NEVER expected that one of our favourite holiday parks would be found in Alice Springs! But it was!

BIG4 Macdonnell Range was AWESOME! And to think I was dead against staying there!!!

“Nope, not staying at BIG4 Macdonnell Range in Alice” I said initially. “It’s got water slides and bouncy pillows. The problem with those parks is the kids have TOO much fun and never want to leave the park to explore the area. We didn’t come to Alice Springs to see the inside of a Caravan Park!!!”

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Exercise at the same time as you’re doing other things

5 Ways You Can Fit Exercise into a Busy Travel Schedule


You don’t have time to exercise. You have an unpredictable schedule. You’re busy. You have small children that you can’t leave alone. So no, this isn’t an article trying to convince you to reprioritize your life to make more room for exercise. It’s to share some practical ideas about how you can squeeze in exercise Read more about 5 Ways You Can Fit Exercise into a Busy Travel Schedule[…]


Caravanning with Kids Travel Journal

My ‘CWK Kids Travel Journal’ Review: Here’s What I Really Think!


This article is to review the Kids Travel Journal that’s made by Caravanning with Kids. When we hit the road with our 6 year old daughter, one of our biggest concerns was that she’d fall behind with her reading and writing. That, and she wouldn’t remember our trip! So we made sure a daily travel journal Read more about My ‘CWK Kids Travel Journal’ Review: Here’s What I Really Think![…]