What I learnt motor homing with my family

When we had decided to tour the highlands of Scotland earlier this year, my husbands immediate thought was that we would hire a car and it would all be very civilised with us cruising along those winding roads stopping at luxury Bed and Breakfasts or Motels.   Well, that idea was fleeting… It was not to […]

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Frocking good cards

A little side step today from my usual travel tales as I share with you a special project that I’ve been working on. Each October for the last few years I have participated in Frocktober.  No I am not swearing at you, Frocktober is a fundraising campaign to help raise funds to support Ovarian Cancer […]

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Heartfelt Traveller – Kate from Sons of Adventure

A wonderful heartfelt welcome to my next travelling interviewee  – Kate from Sons of Adventure.  Kate and her family are outdoor adventure enthusiasts.  With a great attitude and love of the outdoors, this family has many inspiring stories about their hiking, camping and trail-blazing travel adventures.   Take a look at their Instagram account and […]

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Explore Melbourne

I love melbourne.  I have called it my home twice in my lifetime and it still has a very soft place in my heart.  At the heart of melbourne lies the love of food and culture.  Quite rightly so it crowns itself as the food Capital of Australia and having visiting many of the other […]

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6 family travel Instagrammers to follow now!

I love the world of Instagram.  The visual beauty of it, and how it can literally transport me from my couch to the most exotic, dreamy, or inspiring places on the plant with the swipe of my finger. Lately, my connection and appreciation of other family travellers has lead me to want to share with […]

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When holiday mishaps happen

The thought of mishaps happening on family holidays are enough to put people off, however, in my experience mishaps can also be a blessing, a real anchor in how you perceive your holiday.  It can create a lasting memory. Mishaps, mistakes, the unplanned and unforeseen does happen.  It is part of life.  So when you embark […]

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Heartfelt Traveller with Susan from Fam & the Van

  Welcome to fellow Heartfelt Travellers – Susan and her wonderful family from Fam and the Van. This adorable family are currently trekking across the Northern Territory in a 23ft caravan with their two boys.  It seems that flexibility and spontaneity and Susan’s secrets to family travel success.  One look at their blog and social […]

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Edinburgh for kids

As a family we are huge fans of the United Kingdom – some of our favourite travel memories are from time we spent through England.  So when planning our most recent trip, we knew the UK would feature and since we had not explored Scotland as a family, it was an easy choice to make.  […]

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Heartfelt Traveller: Paola from The Pink Dumpling

Welcome back to The Heartfelt Series.  This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Paola from The Pink Dumpling, which is the cute as a button blog about family travel with style and fashion thrown in the mix.  I love Paola’s aesthetic and her approach to family travel is inspiring.   Born and raised in […]

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Birthday Blend at Brown Brothers

The chance to sneak away for a lunch and a wine experience was providential.  You see, it was my birthday so it seemed like the perfect way to spend a glorious sunny winters Friday.  The kids would be at school and Mr OFT and I could spend a few hours together enjoying a local experience. The High […]

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