Little Ami-Am loving the spectacle of Disney on Ice Dare to Dream

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream review

I am at the tail end of a family Asia adventure right now.  We are having an amazing time (think canoeing, tree surfing, theme parks, zoos and snorkelling).  BUT, and I acknowledge I may have spoilt my kids a tad, there has been some angst from one of my sons that they are missing Disney…

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Cairn’s Wharf Precinct – lots to love.

The Australian winter is the perfect time to discover Cairns. The tropical city and gateway to the Great Barrier Reef provided respite to our family recently as cold descended on our hometown of Melbourne. We spent a glorious week staying in Cairn’s Wharf precinct and enjoying the investment local council and business have made making…

Waiting for the MSO Classic Kids concert "Stan and Mabel" to start at the Melbourne Town Hall

Classic Kids and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  The Melbourne Town Hall provided an elegant backdrop to the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Stan and Mabel.  The pipe organ loomed large in the foreground as the musicians took their places.  This was not a traditional orchestral performance however.  The MSO musicians were attired in brightly coloured polos, the audience sat on the…

Disney On Ice Dare to Dream

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream Giveaway!

One of my own favorite childhood memories is attending a Disney on Ice show.  It’s a memory that I am sharing with my kids who are really, really, really looking forward to the upcoming Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream tour.   Here’s a little of what I’ve been told about the show, and…

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Visiting the snow with kids. How to save money.

  Winter – absolutely, positively the best thing about it is the opportunity to visit the snow. There is a catch though for Aussie families – our ski fields are the most expensive in the world! Not to be put off I have sought out the best ways to make a snow holiday affordable for…

North Queensland's Mamu Mamu canopy walk

Full time family travel. Why it’s not for us.

God bless ‘em, those folk that travel full time with their young kids. Some of the most successful Aussie family travel blogs have arisen out of the experiences of nomadic families. If you want to discover what life’s like for families on the road long term check out Y Travel blog, Where’s Sharon and Travel…