Yarra Valley Accommodation – Big 4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park
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Yarra Valley Accommodation – Big 4 Yarra Valley Park Lane Holiday Park

The Yarra Valley is a world renowned Victorian wine region. To be honest we haven’t spent a huge amount of time in the Yarra Valley which is strange given its only 90mins drive from home. The area specialises in all things hospitality and tourism and has a huge range of Yarra Valley accommodation from luxury boutique to budget options, there is something to suit every budget. (more…)

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Big 4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park – Victoria
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Big 4 Traralgon Park Lane Holiday Park – Victoria

Caravan parks aren’t what they use to be. These days the good ones are totally focused towards children and making sure they are happy and well catered for. Most, these days, have a pool and jumping pillow but some go the extra mile. Like Big 4 Park Lane Holiday Parks, there are four in Victoria, Traralgon, Yarra Valley, Bendigo and Shepparton.  (more…)

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Things to do in San Francisco with kids
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Things to do in San Francisco with kids

San Francisco was the first and last stop on out 7 week trip to the USA for a much anticipated white Christmas. I compiled this list of our top 7 things to do in San Francisco with kids so you will have an idea of what to do when planning your trip. San Francisco provided us with our first impressions of the USA and it certainly didn’t disappoint.

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Sealife Aquarium Melbourne on the Yarra River
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Sealife Aquarium Melbourne on the Yarra River

The Melbourne Aquarium opened in 1999, was extended in 2008 and was fully renovated in 2013 to the way it is today. It’s located on the corner of King and Flinders Streets under the Flinders St viaduct and on the banks of the Yarra River and is now referred to as Sealife Aquarium Melbourne.

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Legoland Melbourne – Legoland Discovery Centre
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Legoland Melbourne – Legoland Discovery Centre

There’s a new kid on the block, Legoland Melbourne a.k.a Legoland Discovery Centre has brought Legoland to Australia! We are accustomed to travelling far and wide to experience Legoland, we travelled to Legoland Malaysia for our experience. Having been to a Legoland I was a bit unsure about what to expect at Legoland Melbourne.  (more…)

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Best hotels near Disneyland California
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Best hotels near Disneyland California

Deciding on the right hotel for your upcoming trip to Disneyland California can be a little overwhelming and the wrong choice could ruin your trip or cost you more than you were expecting to spend. There are a number of Disneyland hotel deals and if you’re lucky you’ll find the perfect one for you. (more…)

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Knott’s Berry Farm Review
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Knott’s Berry Farm Review

Knott’s Berry Farm dates back to 1920’s when it was a family owned farm that sold berries, homemade berry preserves and pies on the roadside. Later in 1934, a tea room was created and they started selling fried chicken dinners. Soon after Mrs Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant was established. The restaurant is still on the site but now located outside the theme park. Keep reading for our comprehensive Knott’s Berry Farm review. (more…)

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Warner Brothers Studio Tour – Hollywood
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Warner Brothers Studio Tour – Hollywood

Australia is saturated with American movies and television programs. So when we started planning our Warner Brothers Studio Tour, I knew that much of it would be familiar to us. Some of our most favourite programs are filmed here and I was looking forward to seeing behind-the-scenes where all the magic is made. (more…)

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Hotel Review – The Venetian, Las Vegas
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Hotel Review – The Venetian, Las Vegas

Of all the hotels that we were staying at on our USA trip, The Venetian, the Venice of Las Vegas, was the one I was most looking forward to, I was told it is one of the best family hotels in Las Vegas. The Venetian was at the end of our road trip from San Francisco through San Diego, Los Angeles, the Grand Canyon and then into Las Vegas. We stayed there for 3 nights and I couldn’t have been happier. (more…)

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Universal Studios Hollywood

Visiting Universal Studios Hollywood with kids requires careful planning. It was a non-negotiable addition to our itinerary as directed by our oldest daughter Alannah. She had visited Universal Studios Japan with me last year and had been blown away by The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. (more…)

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