Colleges Crossing – Alongside the Brisbane River

Having kids means finding plenty of opportunities to get outdoors and explore local parks and nature reserves. We are lucky enough to live in a city with lots of great places to entertain the kids, and one of our favourites over the years has been Colleges Crossing. Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve is situated alongside Brisbane…

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Tatra Mountains – Kasprowy Wierch Part 2

Of all the places we have visited in the world so far, very few compare to the breathtaking scenery of snow capped Tatra Mountains. Before our trip to Poland in 2008, I had never even seen snow, let alone been surrounded in the bright white of snow capped mountains. It really is something else. A…

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Travel Safety Tips for Family Travel

No matter where you are travelling and with who, travelling comes with potential safety risks. Even travelling as far as your own backyard can pose dangers, and especially when travelling with kids. There is something about kids that makes them magnets for potential injuries or illnesses. If it can happen, chances are it probably will,…

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The Home Away From Home Entertainment System

Keeping everyone entertained while travelling and in transit can at times be a challenge, so Jess from Tripelio has some wonderful ideas for staying entertained while away from home, with the travel entertainment system. Home is where you hang your hat. But we aren’t always at home; sometimes we need to branch out into the world by…

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Stepping Back in Time: Must See Ancient Rome

Rome is one of those destinations that has it all. From modern luxuries to history that goes well beyond what most of us can even fathom. A visit to Rome would not be complete without stepping back in time and visiting some of the Ancient Roman sites. While some of them are simply ruins and…

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The Aussie Life: Teaching Kids to Be Eco-Friendly

Australia is a country blessed with beautiful natural landscape and scenic wonders, which makes it the perfect destination to educate eco-friendly kids … fostering a love of the natural environment and a passion for preserving the world for generations to come. Kate from Travel & Escapes is guest posting and shares some of her favourite places…

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My Top 10 Travel Must Haves

After many trips abroad and interstate over the years, we have gotten pretty good at travel packing and can do a fairly awesome job of packing relatively light, even when travelling with kids. But there are a few things we learnt the hard way early on, and looking back now, they are mistakes we won’t…

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