Getting to Legoland, Malaysia from Singapore – Travelling with Kids – Family Travel Blog

On our recent trip to Singapore we decided to visit Legoland Malaysia just across the border in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. We were staying at the Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre which is located just off Orchard Rd in central Singapore and it took us approximately one hour (give or take) to get there. Getting to Legoland Malaysia from Singapore can be a bit tricky, hope this post helps you make your decision easier. (more…)

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Budget airlines in Australia – Family travel blog – Travelling with kids

When you’re travelling with a family of 5 like us you tend to rely on the budget airlines. Budget airlines in Australia have made air travel accessible to a lot more people and we have certainly taken advantage of that. The thing with budget airlines is that there is no flexibility, its their way or the highway. (more…)

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Brisbane River Cruise – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with kids

On our recent trip to Queensland, we flew in and out of Brisbane, reason being that we got cheap flights with Jetstar. Upon arrival we hired a car and headed straight down to Surfers Paradise where we had decided a spend a few days. On the way back we had a spare day to spend in Brisbane, so we headed into Southbank and took a Brisbane River Cruise before heading out to the airport. (more…)

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Which is the best theme park in Queensland? – Family Travel Blog – Travelling with Kids

This month we visited Queensland for a snappy 5 day break. We had told the kids that we wouldn’t be doing the theme parks this time as we had only visited some of the theme parks a couple of years ago. The theme parks are very expensive for a family of 5 but there are a few options to get around that and to find some good Gold Coast theme park deals. As we had recently visited SeaWorld, MovieWorld and Wet’N’Wild, the kids were keen to visit Dreamworld.  (more…)

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Review – Mantra Sun City – Gold Coast, Queensland – Family Travel Blog

We took a short break to Queensland for 5 days, it was supposed to be over our March long weekend as the kids get the Thursday and Friday off school as well as the Monday public holiday.  I booked the flights last May but unfortunately I somehow managed to book the wrong weekend! Last year we visited Airlie Beach and this year was Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Having a family of 5, we now need a find reasonably priced holiday apartments Gold Coast location and the Mantra Sun City Hotel fit the description perfectly. (more…)

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Top things to do on Phillip Island with Kids – Family Travel Blog

Keira and I regularly go to Sydney to visit her best friend Bella who she met when we were living up there. This time we had the pleasure of having Bella and her family here in Melbourne for the Australia Day long weekend. As we had a four day break we decided to head off some where nice for the weekend – Phillip Island was the choice. Having been there a few times before, I knew there is plenty of things to do in Phillip Island with kids. (more…)

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Review – Porepunkah Bridge Caravan Park, Porepunkah, Victoria

For the second time in 12 weeks, we decided to park our camper trailer at Porepunkah, approximately 6kms from Bright in the Victorian high country. Bright is one of my favourite towns in Victoria as its such a pretty place, this time of year though its very busy. Porepunkah is my favourite place to go camping near Bright, just far enough away from the craziness but easy to still get in to town.  (more…)

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Review of VietJet, a budget airline in Vietnam – Family Travel – Travelling with Kids

On our recent trip to Vietnam, we had a couple of internal flights that we needed to book between Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang return. When I looked up our options, I was surprised to see 3 airlines that fly internally in Vietnam,  Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and VietJet Airlines.  (more…)

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