Winter Holiday Destinations for Kiwi & Aussie Families

With the winter approaching and school holidays coming up next month, now is the time for Kiwi and Aussie families to book a trip overseas. Escape the cold weather, school days and break out of your routine with a journey to one of these fantastic holiday destinations. School holidays are time to relax together as a […]

The Most Comfortable Sandals for Travel

I love sandals. I live in them. They’re my go-to travel shoe. Over the years, I have gone out of my way to find the most comfortable sandals for travel. A quality shoe can really make the difference on a long travel day. If you’re planning a trip this summer, whether you’re off to Europe, a […]

The Ultimate Cruise Packing List

Lucky you! You’re off on a cruise. You’ve got your trip booked and now you need to put together the ultimate cruise packing list before you set sail. If you’re wondering what to pack for a cruise, look no further. Our cruise checklist with help you decide what to wear on a cruise as well as other cruise essentials […]

3 Days in Los Angeles

3 days in Los Angeles is the perfect amount of time for first time visitors to the City of Angels. With 3 days in LA you can actually accomplish quite a lot! The beauty of Los Angeles is that there is such a breadth of things to do. You’ll enjoy this city whether you come for […]

The Ideal Alaska Cruise Packing List

Wondering what to pack for Alaska cruise? You’re not the only one! Coming up with an Alaska cruise packing list is one of the top requests I get from readers who are headed off on a cruise. Why? It’s hard to pack for Alaska cruises because of the climate variations, range of activities on offer and […]

Where to Stay in San Francisco on a Budget

Wondering where to stay in San Francisco on a budget? Accommodation in San Francisco is notoriously bad value. Hotels in the prime tourist parts of town are dumpy, over-priced and get terrible reviews online. $280 a night for a one-star “hotel”?!? No thanks. There is a better way to approach finding quality accommodation in San […]

Swimming with Sea Turtles in Hawaii

Swimming with sea turtles in Hawaii would have to go down as one of the most beautiful and incredible experiences we’ve had together as a family. Taking a swim with sea turtles was an almost surreal treat and one that I would encourage you to add to your Big Island itinerary. When we decided to go to […]