Fun places to visit with your family around Australia

Traveling with your kids and making memories as a family is essential. It not only gives you something to look back on when your kids are older, but it also strengthens your bond as a family. And while you look for places to go, choose to visit the smallest continent in the world: Australia. It has everything you could ever ask for in a family vacation: it’s educational, it has beaches, and it’s … [Read more...]

Australia with kids: Night Fire at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

The following is a guest post from reader Heather Hoeffling. While in Cairns, Australia, looking for something “different” for dinner and a way to learn about Aboriginal culture, our family of four (including two boys, age 12 and 16) decided to try Night Fire (think Hawaiian luau) at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Our evening began with getting our faces painted in an art gallery by members … [Read more...]

Where to find the best outdoor adventure activities in New Zealand

The unparalleled beauty of New Zealand’s outdoors beckons thousands of tourists ready to experience the most adventurous and exciting activities in this island country year after year. New Zealand’s virtually unspoiled natural expanses make it one of the greatest places in the world to enjoy the very best outdoor activities. A combination of mountains, rainforests, fjords, and the magnificent … [Read more...]

Destinations in Sydney to visit with your kids

Lots of people say that as parents, you should always try to make time for yourself. Go to places alone, recharge, and experience new things without the kids by your side. But there will always be that nagging feeling, making you feel guilty that you should've have brought the kids with you as you see such view you are looking at, or this street performance. Simply because you just miss them … [Read more...]

Things to do on the Great Barrier Reef with kids

The Great Barrier Reef is a magical place to visit. Most parents wouldn’t think that it is safe to tour Australia’s natural wonder with kids, but there are actually quite a few things you can do. Introducing them at a young age helps them learn about the biodiversity and the beauty first hand. There are over 6,600 species of flora and fauna that live in the Great Barrier Reef; this includes 1,500 … [Read more...]

The family guide to Australia’s East Coast

The Australian East Coast is vast and diverse, with something to offer for every member of the family, even the moody teenager. From Melbourne to Cape Tribulation, from Sydney to Cairns, the east coast is packed with exciting holiday destinations for the whole family. The best and most fun way to discover all there is on offer is by taking a road trip. This is the family guide to Australia's east … [Read more...]