Yosemite in winter – What to do with kids

Yosemite in winter is a season of poignant beauty.  The crowds that flock to the the National Park in summer are absent allowing families to enjoy a true wilderness experience in relative solitude.  Our own trip to Yosemite last winter co-incided with the largest snow storm in Californian recent history.  Trees sagged under the weight…

Cruising to Papua New Guinea with P and O

We saw whales on our first morning aboard.  Dining on a continental breakfast of croissants while enjoying the sunshine (goodbye Melbourne’s winter!) we spotted humpback whales surfacing and spouting port side.  It was an auspicious start to a family trip with a difference – visiting Australia’s northern neighbour Papua New Guinea with our three children…

Disney On Ice presents Frozen – Giveaway

A winter tradition for us is attending Disney on Ice.  This year there is a very excited little girl in our house because Disney on Ice presents Frozen is coming to Melbourne and Australia! Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond imagination when Disney On Ice presents Frozen comes to Hisense Arena from 5-9 July! Audiences will be…

Lights by Dreamworks Review

With the school holidays looming there is a new blue ribbon event in the greater Melbourne area that will put smiles on many a little face.  Lights by Dreamworks is a winning combination of popular Dreamworks characters immortalised in spectacular Chinese inspired silk lanterns, children rides and craft activities.  Coming together under interconnecting big tops…

Gro Easter Giveaway

Last week we journeyed into Melbourne’s stunning Botanic Gardens and the Jardin Tan restaurant to celebrate all things Gro from the The Gro Company.  One of my favourite companies for little ones on the move, The Gro Company Grobags are our sleep staple at home and when travelling.  They have a whole range of gear…