3 Things to do in Brisbane’s Western Suburbs

While world travel is an experience that cannot be rivalled, not all of us can pack up and trip around the world full time. Luckily there is plenty of adventure to be found close to home and for us, close to home happens to be the western suburbs of Brisbane, around Ipswich. Brisbane’s western suburbs are…

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A Vietnamese Cooking Class in Hoi An

Vietnam is a popular destination for culinary delights, with their signature dishes and flavours popular worldwide. This was certainly one of the factors we considered when considering Vietnam for a travel destination, being big fans of great food (but who isn’t?). So we were excited when the resort we were staying at in Hoi An…

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The Mystery of Stonehenge

Back in 2010 we headed to Europe for our second trip, this time just as a couple minus the rest of the family. Most of our trip was spent on a guided bus tour through many different European countries, however we did spend a few days at either end of our tour exploring London and…

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10 Things To Do At Changi Airport With Kids

Travelling from one side of the world to another can mean lengthy stopovers and down time at international airports between flight changes. Changi Airport in Singapore is one we have spent a lot of time at in between our destinations, from short 2 hour breaks between flights, to 6 hours. The challenge during stopovers is…

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A Long Weekend in Auckland

Living in Australia means most international destinations are quite a distance away, however one destination that is close by is New Zealand. For us living in Queensland, it is closer to fly to New Zealand than it is to fly to the other side of Australia. Much cheaper too! So when the hubby turned 30,…

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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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Catching The Travel Bug

It was not until 2008 that I had my first overseas travel experience. I was 25 and it had been a long time coming. The dream of one day heading overseas for a holiday had always been there. As a kid I had hopes of travelling to Egypt as the history and culture had always…

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The Beginning

We are the Connors Family – An Aussie adventure-loving family with a passion for family-friendly, affordable travel. Join us as our family of four take on the world, one city at a time, from home-grown favourites to world-wide wonders. We aim to explore the sites of the world, creating once in a life time opportunities and…

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