Snapshot Story #5 – Seaplane Tour to Straddie

A few years back Simon turned 30 and I went all out spoiling him for his milestone birthday. In the months leading up to his May birthday, I stumbled onto a special discount rate for a seaplane tour and day trip to Stradbroke Island. It sounded pretty amazing and totally memorable, so I booked it in,…

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Singapore Airlines: Flying With a Toddler

One of the worst parts of travelling with kids is long distance travel, whether it be on a plane, train, bus, car or boat. Kids like the fun stuff and the transit is rarely the fun part of family travel. Flying with kids can be one of the most challenging travel experiences and even more…

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The BEST Ways to Save Money on Family Travel

When travelling with kids, it can get a whole lot more expensive. Not only do you have extra flights and food to purchase, but even something as simple as finding reasonable priced accommodation is suddenly not so simple anymore. Travelling with kids involves a whole lot more planning and sometimes a whole lot more money,…

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6 Tips For Surviving a Road Trip With Kids

Road trips can be a blast, with adventure ahead and new destinations to take in along the way, but if you have ever tried a road trip with kids, you may know these do not always go to plan. Everything from the whining for food and the constant ‘Are we there yet?’ and ‘How much longer?’,…

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Benefits of Guided Tours Vs Independent Travel

No matter how you look at it, travelling can take a lot of time and preparation to organise and plan. While spontaneous travel works well for some, most of us prefer a little more pre-planning before embarking on our next big adventure. This leaves you with two main options: organising everything yourself or going with…

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5 Benefits of Babywearing While Travelling

Being from a country like Australia, we are lucky enough that most places have well-maintained footpaths and roads, therefore the use of a pram or stroller is an easy option when out and about with a baby or toddler. However, many countries are without this luxury for various reasons. This is just one of the…

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10 Tips For Reducing Jet Lag

There was once a time when travel meant trying our best to save as much money as possible, by whatever means were available. This meant finding the cheapest flights, within reason. However the problem with cheaper flights is they often fly at times that are less than ideal and I learnt the hard way following…

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