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Club Med Calling

A new year and as we settle into back to school and work for most, would you be believe his is my busiest time for clients planning their travel adventures for 2019. So where are you heading in 2019?  Now is the time to plan with plenty of specials and availability.  Always remember the lowest and cheapest times are outside the School Holidays, but if you can’t avoid it, always try to plan your dates a few ...

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Aloha Hawaii

Aloha, with so much to see and explore within the beautiful islands of Hawaii, I couldn’t possibly fit it into one article, so if I could pick a highlight of my recent trip it was seeing the happy and excited little faces of my children when we stayed at the Magical Hawaiian themed Aulani Disney Resort.  I must confess I am not usually the over the top big resort kind of girl and in my previous life prior t ...

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Island hopping

There’s no summer getaway quite like an island escape. Stay close to home or venture that little bit further away with these ideas for your next island vacation. Stradbroke Island, Queensland It’s known to locals as “Straddie”, and it’s one of few places near Brisbane where you truly feel like you’ve escaped from the hustle and bustle of life in the city – time slows from a sprint to a leisurely stroll as s ...

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Travelling With Kids…

Wow - where do I start?! It can be exciting, daunting and a whole lot of fun, or a whole lot of stress, but it needn’t be, as having been a travel agent for over 15 years and now a mother of 3, I have become the go-to for family travel putting many a parent fears at ease. It's all in the planning and being realistic in what you want and what you are comfortable with, and understanding how you travelled prio ...

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Redcliffe Calling…

Are you after a weekend escape? You don’t have to jump on a plane or train to go somewhere new – your ultimate seaside destination is just up the road. Tucked away from the highway, right on the bay, Redcliffe is an often forgotten spot for a south-eastern Queensland beach escape. But, being only 47 minutes from Brisbane’s CBD, it’s the perfect place to get away for a weekend and unwind in serenity – and tr ...

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Fun by the Sea

Spring school holidays mean a return to the great outdoors – and especially the water. But why not try somewhere new? Stay away from the ‘normal’ bustling beaches with these three secluded seaside spots that offer loads of wholesome family fun. Scarborough Lined with towering Norfolk pine trees, the north Brisbane suburb of Scarborough boasts a beach with golden sand and calm, clear water. Enjoy lunch on th ...

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Travel Before Your Kids Become Teens!

It’s a well-known fact that seeing the monuments of Rome is as difficult with a teen (who would rather be with their friends or connected to WiFi) as it is with a toddler (who may be throwing themselves in a fit of rage into the Trevi Fountain). So when is the best time to do that big trip with your kids? Whilst this may still present it’s challenges, here are a few reasons why you may consider taking your ...

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Happy Glow

These school holidays, head up Tamborine Mountain to hang with some of the tiniest, but coolest, ‘stars’ of the insect world. There was a chill to the air as we stood there, fascinated, transfixed even, peering up into the all-consuming darkness. Tiny specks of twinkling light filled our view that evening, like busy constellations. You would have laid down money to the fact that it was a brilliant starry ni ...

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Digging Deep

Let your kids get their fingernails dirty while they top up on vitamin D and wholesome family fun at Thunderbird park. What kid doesn’t like playing in the dirt and treasure hunting? Put those two wholesome activities together, add some fresh air and sunshine, and the perfect weekend adventure awaits your family at Thunderbird Park. “Thundereggs” is what you will be hunting at Thunderbird Park on Tamborine ...

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Our Day Cruise to Tangalooma Island Resort

Fifteen years after visiting Tangalooma for the first time we went back as a family and it was even better than I remembered. I’d been dreaming of an island getaway, however we didn’t have the time off or budget for a tropical island villa overseas, so we thought we would embrace the local island life. Having not been to Tangalooma in such a long time we thought it was the perfect place for our family’s qui ...

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