April 2015 archive

The Three Sisters from Echo Point, Katoomba

Art attack on a Blue Mountains family break

No one could ever accuse my children of being unimaginative… peculiar, overly dramatic and eccentric most definitely, but not without creative flair. Especially when we travel as anything new seems to come with a bizarre bonus fictional narrative from both Raffles and Sugarpuff. Which is how we find ourselves descending into a thick fog of smoke […] Read more…

Learning to fly with these super kids at Mount Faber #escapers15

#escapers15 – The Singapore sessions

“How would you feel about travelling to two countries and four cities in four days, racing against a bunch of prominent social influencers from 9 different countries?” Honestly? I’d feel like packing. Though I restrain myself from jumping up and down shouting “pick me! pick Me”, picked I am. And so I find myself being welcomed to Singapore’s Ibis on Bencoolen […] Read more…

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai with Kids

Atlantis Found // Dubai With Kids

Dubai is one seriously hot destination for families! I’m not kidding, it’s 40 freakin’ degrees in the shade when we exit the sweet, sweet sanctuary of the air-conditioned airport on our first visit to Dubai with kids. It takes less than 90 seconds to get to a waiting car and I’ve already built up a sweat. I’m positively glowing. And […] Read more…

Kookaburra landing at Banjo's Bush Retreat

Digital Detoxing in the Hunter Valley

“Mama, what was it like in the olden days?” asks my soon to be e-bayed offspring. Geez. How old does this kid think I am? While searching the site for the best category to list him under and thinking about a fair “buy it now” price, I explain that when we weren’t saddling up our dinosaurs or […] Read more…