Family Fun in Seminyak

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

It had been over 5 years since I last visited Bali and almost 20 years prior to that.  Both visits had been as a footloose fancy free single so I had no idea what to expect traveling with two families in a party of ten with more children than adults!  I really was pleasantly surprised. …

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Weekend Cruising

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

I had never thought of myself as a cruiser but this weekend away changed my mind. A group of friends and I thought it could be a fun weekend away and something a little different so chose a Melbourne to Sydney cruise on board the Golden Princess. We set sail at 6pm on a Friday,…

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Singapore – More Than A Stopover

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Singapore is often thought of as a 1 or 2 night stopover destination for those flying long haul, however over the last 10 – 15 years and with the development of the Marina Bay area, it has turned itself into a destination worthy of a longer break. The city is dotted with tourist attractions such…

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Warm Up and Chill Out in Central Vietnam

Monday, May 20, 2019

During our winter, Southern Vietnam is too cold, and the North is too hot which leaves the central area the perfect temperature and option for a winter getaway. I recently returned from a week in Hoi An and easily could’ve stayed longer. There is so much to do, but it’s also the perfect place to…

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Escape Melbourne Winter to the Top End of Australia

Monday, May 20, 2019

Feeling the chill of Melbourne’s winter? Well don’t despair…pack your summer gear and jump on a plane bound for Top End Australia to rid the winter blues… With direct flights out of Melbourne, Darwin is a great destination to escape those chilly winter days for a short break. Darwin has so much to offer those…

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Vomo Island, Escape The Trappings Of Day To Day Life

Monday, January 14, 2019

Forget about work, traffic, shopping and cooking for a few days and truly relax and unwind in a little corner of South Pacific Paradise. This stunning property located on a privately-owned island is an upmarket boutique resort fringed by white sand beaches and clear blue water. Both Vomo and neighboring Vomo Lailai, are surrounded by…

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Fiji, Instant Relaxation

Monday, December 24, 2018

From the moment my brother and I stepped onto the Nadi Airport tarmac (looking forward to spending the week at a 5-star resort for our cousin’s wedding) we were immediately amazed at our surroundings; as beautiful rainforest mountains were encircling the airport, instantly evoking a sense of relaxation. After taking in the mugginess of the…

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Family Time on Hamilton Island

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

As I looked out the Qantas window over the shimmering blue water and beautiful Whitsunday Islands I took a deep relaxing breath and the stress of busy life seemed to disappear.  I knew that by visiting Hamilton Island again, our family would be in for a fabulous week. Even the airport on the Island has…

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Discover New Caledonia

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The tropical climate is just right to enjoy the white sand beaches. Generally, the archipelago has a sunny and moderate climate. It is best to visit New Caledonia from September to November when it is warm and sunny with temperatures from 26-30°C. Temperatures begin to rise and these are the least rainy months of the year….

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Loyalty Islands

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Just 45 minutes by plane from Nouméa, the six islands that make up the Loyalty group all share a striking natural beauty with their slices of immaculate shores, unpredictable sinkholes, deep rock pools and sheer volcanic cliffs See the amazing Blue Hole of Hanawa, hike along the beautiful Grey Lekiny Cliffs, witness sharks and rays…

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