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!

Watch me on the new travel series Adventure All Stars on TV in 2020!

I have some very exciting news to announce! I’m going to star in the ground-breaking TV show Adventure All Stars – and guess what? You can apply to experience the trip with me! Help me fundraise for Breast Cancer Research Together, let’s make a difference and make breast cancer history!  A few weeks ago I […]

Enter this amazing Thermomix giveaway!

WE ARE GIVING AWAY A WHAT?! 🤯 Yes, you’ve read it right! We’ve teamed up with @MumsWhoAU to give away THE Ultimate Cooking prize for one very lucky winner including: A brand new Thermomix TM6 valued at $2,260! The best Airfryer on the market by Philips. AND the Kmart Pie Maker that has everyone talking! […]

Perisher On Snow Family Accommodation – Matterhorn Ski Lodge, Perisher

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If you’re looking for a great snow holiday for your family, stay right in the middle of the snow in Perisher Valley at the Matterhorn Lodge! When we received an invitation to stay at the famous Matterhorn Lodge in Perisher during the 2019 Australian ski season, we were thrilled to visit – and learned that […]

Ballarat Sovereign Hill Winter Wonderlights Festival – things to do with kids!

We were invited to visit the Ballarat Winter Wonderlights and found a magical winter wonderland to delight every family! Winter is usually the time to batten down the hatches and stay indoors, but the Ballarat Winter Festival is the perfect excuse to take a weekend or winter school holidays trip away, and banish those Melbourne […]

Aladdin arrives at The Grounds Of Alexandria

The Grounds Of Alexandria in Sydney have outdone themselves yet again with a new and stunning installation…Disney’s Aladdin! Celebrating the release of the new Disney Aladdin movie, The Grounds Of Alexandria have opened a new and exciting feature! We loved exploring all the fun and fascinating Aladdin-themed exhibits – it truly is like something out […]

Australia’s hidden infinity pool – Gibraltar Falls, Canberra ACT

The Let’s go Mum family reveal one of their favourite secret waterfall swimming pools in Canberra – and you don’t need a 4WD to get there!

We’ve won the 2019 Travel Blogs Awards!

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We’re honoured to announce that we’ve won first place in the Travel Blogs Awards – for the third year running!   We’re still a bit in shock after finding out that we have won the MrPromocode Travel Blog Awards for the third year running! We were also fortunate enough to be announced the winners of […]

NSW TrainLink $1 kids fares for families

Remember when family holidays were an adventure? Well we’ve re-discovered an adventurous way to travel with kids that you’re going to love – and it doesn’t cost a fortune, either! When was the last time you arrived at your holiday destination completely relaxed and refreshed, ready for the holiday fun ahead? We’ve just returned from […]

My new children’s book – The Adventure Birthday Party by Barbara Bryan

Barbara Bryan, Australian mum of the multi-award-winning Let’s go Mum family travel and lifestyle blog announces the release of her first children’s book! Published by Like A Photon Creative, The Adventure Birthday Party is a 24 page book written by Australian family travel and lifestyle blogger and author Barbara Bryan. Beautifully illustrated by Alina Besserman, […]

10 reasons why your kids will love a Carnival Cruise!

When it comes to families, Carnival Cruise Line have got it covered – from free ice cream to Dr Seuss characters roaming the ship to peaceful parent retreats…take a look at our ten top reasons why you need to choose Carnival for your family’s cruise these holidays… No time to read? Watch our Carnival Cruise […]

The amazing Japanese Ice Village – Hoshino Resorts Tomamu

Unique and magically beautiful, you’ll never forget a visit to the incredible Hoshino Resorts Tomamu Ice Village   During our stay at Hoshino Resorts Tomamu ski resort, we were very excited to be given the opportunity to visit the world-famous Tomamu Ice Village. This amazing attraction is open during winter, and is a such a […]

The Best Family Restaurants in Tomamu Ski Resort, Japan

Although Hoshino Resorts Tomamu is an amazing place to ski and snowboard, its restaurants are also something to get excited about! Join us as we explore the best family restaurants in Tomamu, Japan… Normally when you go looking for a family restaurant on holidays you need to compromise on choice, taste and atmosphere. Not so […]