Category Archives: Family holidays & travel

Family holidays

National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra review

Brooke (9), Samantha (7) and I were lucky enough to be invited to do a Family Tour of the National Zoo & Aquarium Canberra. The zoo’s motto is “A touching experience”, and we were soon to find out why… This quietly brilliant Canberra zoo, located just 10 minutes from Civic on Lady Denman Drive at Weston Creek, features animals from […]

Let’s Go Mum reviews… Jupiters Hotel, Gold Coast!

I always choose the hotels we stay in very carefully, and our latest trip to the Gold Coast was no exception. Over the years I’ve stayed in some really great hotels – and the odd awful one – but Jupiters Hotel & Casino has become our brand-new favourite! It’s a great place to stay, especially if you have kids! […]

Let’s Go Mum reviews… Coolangatta discount car hire!

On our recent fun park trip to the Gold Coast I decided that a hire car would be the best choice for our holiday transport needs. Unfortunately, I also fell for the oldest “cheap rent a car” con in the book… A hire car is great to pick up and go wherever – airport transfers, theme […]