Author Archives: LetsGoMum

About LetsGoMum

Hi, I'm Barbara, mum of the Let's Go Mum blog. We'd love to hear from you! You can contact me anytime with ideas on where you think we should go or what you think we should try...just drop me a line at barbara@letsgomum.com.au!

The Capital Cities Coffee Table Book – my exciting new travel blogger collaboration!

Imagine if some of the best travel bloggers in the world wrote a book together…I’m so excited to show you our latest book collaboration – an incredible pictorial journey around the world which includes my contribution of the only (and best!) Australian city – Canberra!  This page contains affiliate links. If you purchase a product […]

Jurassic Creatures dinosaur show review – currently in Canberra – watch the full video tour!

The new Canberra Jurassic Creatures show is a great attraction to take the family to – find out more and watch our full tour video! The latest travelling family show to come to Canberra We were so excited to be invited to visit Canberra’s fun new attraction Jurassic Creatures – but then the Pandemic hit […]

Canberra LEGO Store review – we got a sneak peek – watch the full video tour!

The new Canberra LEGO® Certified Store grand opening is today – we were very lucky to be given a sneak peek at this exciting new bricktastic LEGO® store and even did a full video tour for you! Canberra’s FIRST LEGO® Certified Store is now open at the Canberra Centre! We were so excited to be invited […]

Easiest ever Halloween ghost & grave cupcakes – step by step guide – inc. gluten free version

Have some fun with the kids this Halloween and make some super-spooky packet mix based cup cakes so easy a child can make them! Halloween cup cakes even the kids can make? Sometimes, you just can’t make things from scratch. We parents and Carer’s can get pretty time-poor, and so we need quick solutions! Last […]

National Arboretum Canberra – open to Canberrans for picnics, dog walking, mountain biking

The National Arboretum Canberra is a beautiful place for tourists and Canberrans (Ken Behrens!) to lunch or coffee, picnic, stroll through the gardens, walk the dog and mountain bike in! The National Arboretum Canberra is a fantastic resource for Canberrans. Its beautiful landscaping, trees, lawns, gardens, wildlife and sweeping views all make this a wonderful […]

Canberra Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve reopens to Canberrans – see wildlife, picnic & go bushwalking

The Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve has long-been a Canberran recreation favourite, especially as it is located just 40 minutes drive from Canberra’s city centre.  The Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is a must-see when visiting Canberra. It’s full of native wildlife, has a great adventure playground and plays host to numerous beautiful Canberra bushwalks. Tidbinbilla Canberra Lockdown temporary […]

Ettamogah Pub, Albury – Hume Highway, NSW Camping & Caravanning

The Ettamogah Pub is a fun tourist attraction with cheap caravanning and camping near the Hume Highway. It’s so much fun, you simply shouldn’t drive past! The Ettamogah Pub is a famous novelty pub restaurant and tourist spot located at Table Top, NSW – not far from Albury at the NSW/Victorian border. A cartoon-inspired architectural […]

Stick on adhesive road map of Australia for caravans review

We were asked to test run a fabric map of Australia wall sticker, and we couldn’t believe the features of this gorgeous road trip map – plus we have a 15% off discount code for you! This page contains affiliate links. If you purchase a product through one of them, I will receive a commission […]

Fighter World Williamtown Aviation Museum – RAAF Base Newcastle – plane spotting!

We weren’t fighter jet enthusiasts – that is, until we visited Fighter World in Williamtown NSW! Fighter World Aviation Heritage Centre is an aviation museum with its own viewing area overlooking the RAAF Williamtown fighter jet Base at Newcastle Airport. Whilst we aren’t normally huge plane spotters or jet enthusiasts, we really enjoyed our visit. […]

NRMA Stockton Beach Holiday & Caravan Park review

We’re partnering with NRMA holiday parks to show you around their family-friendly, feature-packed holiday parks! A beachside holiday park close to Sydney Two hours drive from Sydney and half an hour’s drive from the Newcastle CBD in NSW, NRMA Stockton Beach Holiday Park is a pristine beachfront holiday park located in the peaceful seaside suburb […]

LEGOLAND California Castle Hotel & Magic Wizard theme room review

An Australian family holiday to California wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the LEGOLAND California Resort! Take our video tours of our LEGOLAND themed room, the Castle Hotel and theme park! The LEGOLAND Resort California is a popular family theme park and hotel complex located in Carlsbad, California. Designed for family fun with a […]

NRMA Port Macquarie Breakwall Holiday & Caravan Park review

We’re partnering with NRMA holiday parks to show you around their family-friendly, feature-packed holiday parks! NRMA Port Macquarie Breakwall Holiday Park is a stunning waterfront park perfectly located in Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia. We spent ten fun-packed days enjoying all the delights this beautiful park has to offer. When you choose to stay at NRMA […]