Discover the Great Barrier Reef with kids from Port Douglas

A visit to Australia’s magnificent Great Barrier Reef is a bucket list experience for many families, however the reef’s remote location, cost to visit, and choice of activities can be daunting. Here we share our experience to help you make a visit to the Great Barrier Reef with your family a reality.

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Are we there yet? Road tripping to Port Douglas

Fancy taking three boys under nine on a 3700 km road trip over two weeks? Our guest writer Trinh did just that on a Gold Coast to Port Douglas road trip and has shared with us exactly how they did it.  Family road trip Gold Coast to Port Douglas I love...

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How to stop chafing at the beach

As a mother of boys, there are quite a few challenges I’ve been thrown that I never knew I’d have to deal with. Wee on the floor, constantly saying “keep your hands to yourself” (but “stop clutching your crotch”), never ending wrestling, and chafing at the beach. Well the first three I’m still working on, but the red raw chafing boy at the beach is finally all sorted.

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Best Family Accommodation Port Douglas

Finding reasonably priced accommodation for your family in Port Douglas can be quite daunting. For a small beachside town, there are a lot of options, and many of those are highly priced. Take a look at what we found to be the best family accommodation in Port Douglas to suit most budgets.

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How to save money on your Port Douglas family holiday

Flights, accommodation, food and activities all add up when it comes to going on a family holiday. Port Douglas is a tropical paradise and a brilliant place for families to explore. What puts many off going is the cost, but it can be done on a tight budget. Here are our top tips on how to holiday at Port Douglas with kids on a budget.

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10 Top Tips for Flying with Toddlers

The thought of taking a toddler onto a plane for a 2-hour flight, let alone 20 hours, is enough to make you reconsider your need to travel. But don’t do that! To help you get there with minimal meltdowns, we have brought together some brilliant frequent flyer mums from around the world, who work hard to make it easier for families to fly and travel. Here are their top tips.

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7 ways to save for your next family holiday

You’ve been dreaming of a holiday. A trip to Paris, a week at the beach, or maybe a weekend in the mountains. But how are you going to make your dream holiday a reality?
The good news is, by changing a few small things in your every day life, you’ll be amazed at how much you could save.

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Insider Guide to Nottingham England with kids

Discover the stories behind the legend of Robin Hood, see Batman’s haven with your own eyes, and explore the culture and plethora of outdoor activities in the beautiful Nottingham, England. With so much on offer, we garnered the help of Nottingham local and family travel blogger Alex from My Life Long Holiday, who together with her 12 year old son is showing us what to do, where to eat and drink, and what surprises are in store for those visiting Nottingham with kids.

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The Iconic and Unique Sights of Japan for Families

Japan is a fascinating country, full of contrasts. Australian travel photographer Ben Bjarnesen toured Japan in April during cherry blossom season, and found the iconic and unique sights that draw visitors to this beautiful country.

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Weekend Getaway in the Blue Mountains with Boys

Looking to escape the city for a weekend? Visiting the Blue Mountains might be exactly what you need to wind down, whilst also keeping the kids entertained. Grab a bite to eat in Katoomba, explore Blackheath or even get off the beaten track. There is something for everyone in the mountains, and with its close proximity to Sydney, you won’t spend your weekend in traffic.

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