Category Archives: Theme parks

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inflatable water park fun – Wollongong’s newest school holidays attraction!

The Let’s go Mum family were invited to visit Wollongong’s newest family attraction recently – the Waliscags Water Worx inflatable water park! Located on the NSW South Coast at the Dapto Showground, this exciting new attraction is just a a few minutes drive from Wollongong, and a couple of hours drive from both Canberra and […]

The Top 5 Canberra Swimming Pools for Families

If you are trying to beat the heat in Canberra these summer school holidays, check out our count-down of the best Canberra swimming pools for families! Canberra has a public swimming pool in every town centre – but which are the best? How expensive are they? What extra family features do they offer? And perhaps most importantly – can […]

5 reasons why Hong Kong Ocean Park is better than Disneyland

We continue on our Theme-Park Odyssey…and give you 5 good reasons to choose Ocean Park over Hong Kong Disneyland! If you’re holidaying in Hong Kong and think that Hong Kong Disney is the only family fun park worth visiting, you couldn’t be more wrong! Hong Kong Ocean Park is one of the most astounding family theme […]

Dreamworld – the Gold Coast theme park with more for kids

Our family always loves visiting Dreamworld, and there is just so much going on at Dreamworld right now! Real tigers stalk the park – on leads! There’s a huge new Lego store on the way too, plus of course all those amazing thrill-rides to be conquered – here’s our 2016 kid-friendly ride and entertainment guide for Dreamworld… Dreamworld is the […]

Dreamworld free ride height-guide to print and take with you

Dreamworld Tips & Tricks – Dreamworld child ride-height guide!  Download your free printable ride height guide Our free, printable Dreamworld ride height guide! Theme park ride access is kept safe using a height measurement guide, to ensure that children are big enough to be secured safely on the ride. I’ve photographed Dreamworld’s ride height guide for you and created a free printable […]