Earlier this year, my family ‘did’ the Gold Coast. Now I’m not someone who likes scary rides but knowing I had three days of roller coasters ahead of me, I figured that if I attempted a really, really frightening ride on the first day, the kids might crown me the bravest and leave it at that. Which is how I happened to be the only person in the family who went on the Aqualoop, a ‘slide’ that involved a terrifying forty-foot free fall drop, a full loop and all at speeds of sixty kilometres an hour. My knuckles are still white. I think this Legoland Water Park is more my speed.
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While we generally like to write about family friendly holidays, every now and again the thought of getting away for that long weekend without the kids is rather nice. Whether you have a flotilla of kids or are soon to welcome your first baby, I can think of no better destination that Qualia on Hamilton Island in Queensland. We were lucky enough to be invited to experience Qualia earlier this year for a few child-free days. Read More »
You board the plane, a toddler at your side, a baby in your arms and enough gear to last a lifetime. The flight is twelve hours. You step off the plane rested, refreshed and looking forward to your holiday. Hang on. Rested and refreshed? Yes. Welcome to the world of in-flight nannies.
I have three daughters and I adore high tea so am hoping to create an annual high tea tradition with them for years to come. We have already indulged ourselves with quite a few high teas and recently decided to try to Westin Sydney’s Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea, which was exceptional. Read More »
A stylish, compact stroller weighing less than nine kilos? Here it is, folks! Read More »