Exploring Australia with kids

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14 Best Road Trips in Australia

15 Best Road Trips in Australia for Epic Adventures

Planning to travel in Australia and do some Australian road trips? Here are our 15 best road trips in Australia worth adding to your itinerary.

Doing the Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk - Australia

Hiking the Gorgeous Byron Bay Lighthouse Walk with Kids

Our top recommendation when visiting Byron Bay is doing the Byron Bay Lighthouse walk. It's the best way to take in the stunning scenery of Cape Byron

Itinerary for touring Tasmania with a toddler

Things to do in Tasmania with a toddler: Our itinerary and tips for 10 days in Tassie - Not a Ballerina

There are so many great things to do in Tasmania with a toddler and this post includes our itinerary from a ten-day self-drive tour of Tassie.

So many great things to do with kids in Canberra - here are a few of our faces

Top tips for visiting Canberra with kids.

So many great things to do with kids in Canberra - here are a few of our faces

Sydney's the Rocks District is a historical hub as well as being home to some very modern attractions.  A great place to explore with kids.

Exploring old and new Sydney in The Rocks

Sydney's the Rocks District is a historical hub as well as being home to some very modern attractions. A great place to explore with kids.

A gorgeous farm stay in the Huon Valley

Eden farm stay. Huon Valley Tasmania

Eden Farmstay I wish I was an earth-mother, really I do. Instead my kids are saddled with a type A personality, suburban professional as a mum. One reason I travel with my kids is a recognition of what I don't offer them in our daily lives. Funnily enough it is the simple things they miss out

Ten things to do on the Great Ocean Road with kids

Ten things to do on the Great Ocean Road with Kids

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Visiting Darwin with kids

Visiting Darwin with kids

Darwin looms large in the Australian imagination but it doesn’t receive the recognition it deserves as a first rate family travel destination. A regional township perched at the top of a vast continent it provides the ideal winter escape for families oppressed by bleary days during the Dry

Indoor activities to do with kids in Melbourne's winter

Winter school holidays in Melbourne. Nine indoor activities for families.

A lovely and loyal friend from Cairns visited us this week in Melbourne. To say she was unenthusiastic about Melbourne's winter weather is an understatement. Admittedly her visit co-incided with a once in four year weather cell that created havoc. Her visit did get me thinking though about all

Indoor activities to do with kids in Melbourne's winter

Winter school holidays in Melbourne. Nine indoor activities for families.

A lovely and loyal friend from Cairns visited us this week in Melbourne. To say she was unenthusiastic about Melbourne's winter weather is an understatement. Admittedly her visit co-incided with a once in four year weather cell that created havoc. Her visit did get me thinking though about all

I'm a Melbourne local and wanted to share ten of our favourit places to visit in Melbourne with our own kids.

Ten totally awesome places to visit in Melbourne with kids.

I'm a Melbourne local and wanted to share ten of our favourit places to visit in Melbourne with our own kids.

Road tripping the Hume Highway with kids.  Where to stop, eat and sleep.

Driving the Hume Highway with kids.

The Hume Highway between Melbourne and Sydney is not one of my favourite road trips. As the major thoroughfare between Australia's largest cities there has been a trade in - charm for speed and efficiency. Much of this is due to the large separated multi lane highway that bypasses most towns on

I waited for two hours in the cold with three kids under 6 for these little guys to arrive.  Was it worth it?  You betcha.

Enjoying the Phillip Island penguin parade with little kids

Photo: Phillip Island Nature Parks They may be an iconic Victorian attraction however I was dubious about whether a visit to the Phillip Island penguin parade would work for our family. As I sat in the cold this Easter Saturday, snuggling my seven week old baby, praying she wouldn't start

New South Wale's Central Coast - great beaches for young kids.

Visiting the NSW Central Coast with kids

New South Wale's Central Coast - great beaches for young kids.

Perth with toddlers - Happy Go KL

Perth is a fantastic family holiday destination. See why: http://happygokl.com/perth-with-toddlers/

The Rocks, Sydney (with kids) (NSW)

Exploring old and new Sydney in The Rocks

Mural depicting the history of The Rocks My kids asked me the other days when the olden days were. It was a question that gave me pause for thought. I asked them when they thought it was, and they said when their grandma was a girl (the 1940s and 1950s) I said I thought it was probably when