Category Archives: School Holidays Ideas

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]