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Why We Are Loving The Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Now then, it had been more than 20 years since I'd stayed in Cairns and back then it had been strictly backpacker-only accommodation and all I was lugging around was my diving gear. When I started planning a spring school holiday trip to Cairns,  I knew I needed to find a great place to … [Read More...]

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National Tree Day + 10 Reasons The Bush Is Good For Your Health

This post is brought to you by National Tree Day I've been looking forward to sharing with readers a lovely experience … [Read More...]

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News: Family Actvities at The Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains

Hello! Here's some news about the Fairmont Resort in the Blue Mountains.  I'm keen to get up some posts that readers … [Read More...]

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Family Holiday Packing List For Cairns, Port Douglas and Other Hot Spots

So we're off to Cairns and Port Douglas on Thursday, and in an atypical move, I'm aiming to be quite organised about … [Read More...]

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The Most Useful Sydney Websites For Families

The hunt for great family-friendly cafes and restaurants is a never-ending one. And we all need advice on great … [Read More...]

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Things To Do These Spring School Holidays in Sydney

School holidays start today, what are you going to do?  And what's your top tip for other families looking for fun and … [Read More...]

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The Mantra Sun City, a Surfers Paradise Apartment Hotel – With A Water Slide!

I so wish I'd taken the kids with me on a recent trip to Surfers Paradise. My four are all mad for a water slide, … [Read More...]


The Residences, Centennial Park – Luxury Family Accommodation in a Sydney Icon

Feast your eyes on these lovely photos of some unique accommodation in the heart of one of Sydney's best known … [Read More...]

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Sydney’s Most Luxurious Weekend Away – Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort

What to do when you need a week's holiday far from everything, but you just can't get away for that long? What to do … [Read More...]


Godiva Chocolates Are Good For The Brain

It's the last night of a bloody long haul... and my sense of humour is in tatters. Fly safely, my husband, we need you … [Read More...]


Guerilla Eats Food Crawl Around The Rocks and Circular Quay

When I lived in the West End of of Glasgow, I remember listening rather enviously to friends discussing progressive … [Read More...]

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