Category Archives: Family activities

Family activities, fun & attractions

Messy Weekend Snow & Ski Goggles review

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We were asked to test run the Messy Weekend snow goggles range, and were very impressed with the incredible snow-vision qualities of this oh-so-stylish European designer – 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 […]

Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort – Disneyland side trips

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To add some variety to your California Disneyland winter holiday, all you need to do is – just add snow! Only an hour’s commuter flight away from LAX (or a half-day’s picturesque road trip) you’ll find California’s Mammoth Mountain ski resort. Beautiful Mammoth Lakes is a bustling little ski town with its own airport, and a […]

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 […]

Where to stay at Mammoth Mountain – The Village Lodge Mammoth hotel

From the grand staircase to the snow-surrounded heated swimming pool & hot tubs outside, The Village Lodge at Mammoth is an excellent accommodation choice for your Mammoth Mountain ski resort holiday. Perfect for a USA family ski holiday, the Mammoth Mountain ski resort is located  just one hour’s flight or a few hours drive from […]

Things to do in Santa Monica – with kids!

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Santa Monica is an exciting, family-friendly city offering spectacular beaches, fun entertainment options, fabulous food and shopping – making it a wonderful all-round Californian holiday destination! Santa Monica is a stunning coastal city in Southern California, USA. Conveniently located just 25 minute’s drive from LAX and 45 minute’s from the Disneyland Resort theme parks, Santa […]

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 […]

Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour 2020 Dinner Cruises

We were invited to try out the new Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour Gold Series recently. This is a memorable way to spoil that special someone in your life! Sit back together and relax as you explore Sydney Harbour, feasting on course after course of sumptuous dishes. A Captain Cook dinner cruise also makes the […]

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium – Things to do in Sydney with kids!

Sydney Aquarium is open again with new COVID-19 measures to help keep your family safe Sydney Aquarium is open & taking COVID-19 safety measures Located in the beautiful Darling Harbour precinct of Sydney close to the historic Rocks area and the Sydney CBD, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is one of Sydney’s top family attractions. Although […]

Junee Chocolate & Licorice Factory, NSW

If you love chocolate then we’ve found a delicious little Chocolate Factory off the beaten track that’s well-worth the detour! We came across the Junee Licorice and Chocolate Factory on our most recent NSW back-roads road trip – and what a lovely surprise it was! Housed over two levels in an old flour mill, this […]

BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park – the perfect all-round Queensland family holiday

BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park has an incredible range of features and activities to keep every family member happy, and although this holiday park also happens to be the closest one to the Gold Coast theme parks, the BIG4 Gold Coast Holiday Park is quite simply – a destination in itself. The park itself is […]

Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour 2020 Gold Lunch Cruises

We were invited to try out the new Captain Cook Cruises Sydney Harbour Gold Lunch Series lunch recently. Mummas – this is a beautiful way to spoil yourself – you deserve this! Sit back and relax as you explore Sydney Harbour, feasting on course after course of sumptuous food. This would also make the perfect […]