Category Archives: Australia

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 […]

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 […]

NRMA South West Rocks Holiday Park review

We’re partnering with NRMA holiday parks to show you around their family-geared, feature-packed holiday parks! NRMA South West Rocks Holiday Resort is a family-friendly holiday park with its own spectacular pirate ship waterpark located in South West Rocks, NSW, Australia. We spent ten fun-packed days at this holiday park enjoying all the family activities it […]

NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Park review – near Coffs Harbour, NSW

We’re partnering with NRMA holiday parks to show you around their family-geared, feature-packed holiday parks! NRMA Darlington Beach Holiday Resort is a beautiful holiday park located half an hour from Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia. We spent 10 wonderful days at Darlington Beach, a stunning eucalypt-studded holiday park bursting with wildlife, and fringed with a gorgeous […]

NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Park Resort, Gold Coast review

We’re partnering with NRMA holiday parks to show you around their family-geared, feature-packed holiday parks! NRMA Treasure Island Holiday Resort is a beautiful holiday park in the heart of the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Perfectly located close to both Surfers Paradise and the big Gold Coast theme parks, Treasure Island is designed especially so […]

Sydney Aquarium & Zoo new attractions – school holidays 2021

School holiday boredom setting in? Sydney Aquarium & Zoo have some great new activities for your family to enjoy – plus there’s a new animal arrival! Sydney Aquarium & Sydney Zoo are open every day of the school holidays If you’re looking for fun things for your family to do before the kids head back […]

Things to do in Albury, NSW – the Murray Art Museum Albury

If you’re visiting the Albury-Woodonga area on your Sydney-Melbourne road trip, you really shouldn’t go past the Murray Art Museum Albury – plus there’s a brand new exhibition to discover! Right on the New South Wales/Victoria border of the Hume Highway you’ll find the twin cities of Albury-Woodonga. On the NSW side, the bustling, historic […]

Family movie reviews – Australian school holidays 2020

We’ve just had a sneak-peek of two must-see family movies coming out these summer school holidays that your kids are going to love! Welcome to our Summer 2020 family movie review! This summer so far we’ve attended two really fun Sydney Movie Premieres and got to see a couple of fantastic new family movies. It’s […]

The Big Strawberry, Victoria – Australia’s Big Things

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Australia’s Big Things are a must see on any family road trip, so you certainly shouldn’t miss the sweetest of them all – The Big Strawberry! Tucked away on the New South Wales/Victoria border near Cobram and the stunning Murray River you’ll find one of the sweetest big things around. The Big Strawberry at Koonoomoo […]

Perisher NSW Skitube Terminal, Timetable & more – a beginner’s guide

This passenger train to Perisher Ski Resort, NSW is a fast, easy way to the snow – and no snow chains are required! Follow our guide for an easy ride! Planning a ski trip to the New South Wales Ski Fields can seem a bit like an organisational nightmare – but make it super-easy on […]

What Perisher and Thredbo social distancing looks like in 2020

Due to the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic many Australian holiday destinations have either closed, or look & work very differently this year – the NSW ski fields is no exception, & has adapted to stay open – & stay safe! We’ve just spent a week each at the two top NSW ski resorts – Thredbo and […]