Category Archives: School Holidays Ideas

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

Canberra Lockdown may be tough to take, but with beautiful places like the National Arboretum Canberra open for Canberrans (Ken Behrens!) to picnic, stroll through the gardens, walk the dog and mountain bike in, you’d hardly know it’s lockdown at all! The National Arboretum Canberra is a fantastic resource for Canberrans. Its beautiful landscaping, trees, […]

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. Now finally open again to the delight of many Canberrans, it’s reopening comes with a temporary bonus! The Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is a must-see when visiting Canberra. It’s full of native wildlife, […]

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 […]

The best Disneyland Breakfast – the Minnie & Friends Disneyland Character Breakfast

Not all Disneyland Breakfasts are created equal. There is only one true Disneyland breakfast that is actually located inside of Disneyland – and that’s the Minnie & Friends character breakfast at the Plaza Inn. Minnie & Friends – Breakfast in the Park at the Plaza Inn If you want to experience all aspects of Disney […]

Ahaheim Marriot Suites Garden Grove – family hotel close to Disneyland, California

A big part of a California Disneyland holiday is your choice of accommodation. While planning your Disneyland trip, it may surprise you to learn that Disneyland isn’t located in Los Angeles, but is actually 45 minutes drive away from LAX in the city of Anaheim, California. As any trip to Disneyland requires several days to […]

Three top California winter holiday destinations – with kids!

From Disneyland theme parks to snow-fun to beaches in just one week! In February of 2020 we took a trip from Sydney, Australia to the USA with Visit California to experience three different Californian destinations. We found that an incredible USA family vacation awaits where you can travel from theme parks to snow and back […]

How to buy Disneyland tickets in Australia

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Disneyland Resort in California makes an unforgettable Australian family holiday destination – but it’s not all fun and games! You need to do some planning before you go – and that includes how to get your Disneyland entrance tickets. Firstly, if you haven’t read our Aussie family Disneyland Park feature, read it here. Or our […]

Disney California Adventure Park – Australian family planning – what not to miss!

Disney California Adventure Park is an exciting theme park located in Anaheim, California. No time to read? Watch our California Adventure video One of the two major theme parks of California Disneyland Resorts, it encompasses 8 different lands full of wonderful experiences and thrilling rides. You’ll find yourselves exploring this fabulous theme park from morning […]

Disneyland California – don’t miss these, plus new Star Wars & more!

Here is our ultimate list of things to see and do at Disneyland, California. The original Disneyland theme park in California is most famous for its magical Disney classic rides, however Disneyland is also keeping things fresh and cutting edge by continually adding new and exciting rides and entertainment! The Walt Disney statue & Disneyland […]