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

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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, even the teens, and when I see a pool with a water slide, I can just picture myself … [Read more...]

Four Lovely Wineries in Broke Fordwich in The Upper Hunter Valley – A Beginners’ Guide

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  We all love our children, but isn't it sometimes  refreshing to have an adults-only break? The Hunter Valley is a perfect easy getaway for Sydney mums and dads. I was a bit of a vineyard virgin … [Read more...]

Jervis Bay Beach Walks: The White Sands Walk And A Bit More

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It's not often that I get to escape out of the beach side garden gate alone... so when the chance came recently, I grabbed it with both... well, with both feet really. I fancied a walk... and I had … [Read more...]

Thirroul Beach, Olympic Pool and Playground – Sydney Getaways

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Here's some weekend away inspiration from my friend, food blogger and humourist Charlie Louie of Hotly Spiced. Thanks Charlie for your  introduction to this South Coasy seaside town, sounds great … [Read more...]

Bay Of Fires Walk Win – And A Great Night Out To Boot!

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I've just had such a stroke of traveller's good fortune and am foaming at the mouth to share it. Here goes! It all started on a night where I could have been feeling very daunted.  I'd been asked to … [Read more...]

The News on Noosa- Where To Find Great Info

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What's the first thing you do when you arrive in a new place? For me, it's a search and collect mission. I'm out and about finding the local newspapers plus useful brochures and freebie … [Read more...]

Holidays for Mums – Noosa, Queensland

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I'm never going to bring my children to Noosa. They can whinge as much as they like but they are just NOT invited. Sorry kids, I'm sure there are lots of fun things for families to do here. But … [Read more...]

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