Join Us For Ballarat’s Winterlude This July and Tantalise Your Winter Senses!
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A new winter-long festival across Ballarat is set to see thousands of families flock to the Victorian town over June and July, with a host of exciting events.  The new festival, Ballarat Winterlude, was launched by the City of Ballarat and Ballarat Regional Tourism, and includes a pop up ice skating rink in the middle of town and Ballarat's two biggest drawcards, Sovereign Hill and Kryal Castle heavily involved. Sovereign...
Join Us As We Discover the Perfect Family Adventure on Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island. Just the thought brings up images of idyllic coastlines, abundant wildlife and of course the iconic KI SeaLink ferry.  But to be honest, we've never taken the kids and think it's long overdue! Sure I'd been before, many years ago BK (before kids) and that was hardly sightseeing - we came, we camped and we left.  And with so many friends...
What the New Pajero Sport Taught Me About Our Adventures ‘Off the Beaten Track’
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I've always loved the great outdoors and that feeling of getting away with the family to explore this big backyard of ours.  I've camped in a swag under the stars, been four-wheel driving with friends on Fraser Island and driven cars of all shapes and sizes.  I love a good adventure BUT to be honest I've never been behind the wheel of a 4WD Off-Road!...
Heathrow Airport Forces Mum to Dump Frozen Breastmilk Before Flying
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You’re on a business trip, far away from your baby. Even though you can’t nurse your little one right now, you can pump and store for later meals. Right? Not if you want to travel by air! Okay, so you can bring some breast milk on an airplane. That is, if you have your baby by your side and follow...
We Head Behind the Scenes with Pure Gold Pineapples to Bust Myths! Mind. Blown.
Brought to you by Pure Gold Pineapples Ever since I was a little girl I've been a lover of pineapple, in every form. Such delicious sweetness, a hint of tang and the perfect ingredient to summer fruit salads, BBQs and of course the ham & pineapple pizza (right!)? But what about eating Pineapple in winter? Pineapple's only a summer fruit right? WRONG! We were...
These 19 Clever Ideas Will Sweeten Road Trips with the Kids
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You’ve got the family car packed up, the GPS is on and you’re ready to go on your next family road trip with the kids! Before squeals of, “Mummy, I’m soooooo bored” or moans of, “I’m hungry, when are we going to stop?” hit your ears, plan ahead with a few of these creative travel hacks. 1.  Use a bento lunch...
Step Back in Time to the 1850s Goldrush at Sovereign Hill. We Did and Here’s What We Thought
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I have fond memories of panning for gold as a 7 year-old kid at Sovereign Hill in Ballarat. My sister and I were both convinced we were going to find the next big nugget. Fast forward 35 years and I felt like I'd gone full circle watching my two little men with high hopes panning for gold in the stream that run through...
Welcome to Bogan Gate, Population 200. A Hilarious Virtual Tour That’ll Leave You Laughing!
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There is a small village in Parkes Shire of the Central West of New South Wales called Bogan Gate. Never heard of it? Neither had we but according to the sign approximately 200 people live in Bogan Gate. A number that local resident and tour guide, Mitchell Coombs, suspects to be inflated. Bogan Gate is derived from the local Aboriginal word...
Checklist: How to Save Money on Your Next Family Holiday
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We all know that kids can be thrilling travel buddies and holidays are one of the most incredible ways for them to see, hear and feel geography, culture, history and science up close.  Often though, travelling with kids can easily turn into a nightmare an expensive and challenging experience if you don't do your homework. But your next family holiday doesn't need to be a big money black hole...
Enter to Win a Family Holiday to Plantation Island Resort Fiji Valued at over $7500
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Let's face it. We all love to whisk the family away to a luxury resort on a tropical island. Sounds idyllic hey! Well it could be you if you're our lucky winner in this great giveaway offering our readers the chance to Win a Family Holiday for 4 to Plantation Island Resort in Fiji. Located on the island of Malolo LaiLai...