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  • The Terror Of Losing A Child At Santa Park

    The Terror Of Losing A Child At Santa Park

    Jan 28, 2015 Finland

    How many kids want to run off and join the circus? Or perhaps go live with Santa? Well my child almost did! And for nearly 15 minutes I was convinced he had been kidnapped by the big red jolly man himself. Fortunately this particular Christmas crisis had …

  • 5 Greek Islands You Need To Experience

    5 Greek Islands You Need To Experience

    May 11, 2014 Greece

    When people come to Greece for the summer it is usually with Santorini in mind, or perhaps Corfu, Mykonos or Crete. Relatively little is known about the other 18 major Cycladic islands. After briefly visiting Crete last year we wanted to come back and see…

  • 10 Fun Free Things To Do With Kids In Perth – South Of The River

    10 Fun Free Things To Do With Kids In Perth – South Of The River By Rochelle McLeary

    Mar 22, 2014 Guest Blogs

    After we wrote our post on 10 Fun Free Things To Do In Perth, which was centred around our position north of the Swan River, Rochelle wrote to us asking us to do a south of the river one. Well, to be honest, I had no idea. I mean I've ventured there occas…

  • Only One Weekend In Perth? Here’s Our Dream Weekend

    Only One Weekend In Perth? Here’s Our Dream Weekend

    Mar 19, 2014 Western Australia

    When you only have a few days to discover Perth, where should you go? We know this city off the back of our hand so here’s a travel expert’s tips on the best way to spend a weekend around Perth when time is of the essence. From food to attractions, we’ve …

  • 10 Free Things To Do In Perth With Kids

    10 Free Things To Do In Perth With Kids

    Mar 6, 2014 Western Australia

    There are some great places to visit in Perth when your wallet is open. It’s no secret the city is pretty pricey. But can you get by with no money at all?

  • 10 Things To Do In Perth With Kids

    10 Things To Do In Perth With Kids

    Mar 5, 2014 Western Australia

    It’s a first world country with first world entertainment and after a mountain of travel experiences over the last 600 days we were ready to plant our feet for a few months and do the odd attraction. In no particular order here are our kids favourite thin…

  • KidZania Dubai: The Kids Very Own City In The World’s Largest Mall

    KidZania Dubai: The Kids Very Own City In The World’s Largest Mall

    Dec 18, 2013 United Arab Emirates

    Located on the top floor of the world’s largest mall is KidZania. Our first experience of KidZania was last year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where we visited twice and still didn’t finish all the careers they had on offer. This one in Dubai was no differen…

  • FOTA Wildlife Park: Ireland’s Hidden Gem

    FOTA Wildlife Park: Ireland’s Hidden Gem

    Nov 28, 2013 Ireland

    If you have been to zoos and wildlife parks before and you think you’ve seen it all, then think again. This remarkable wildlife park completely caught me by surprise. And that’s never happened with a zoo before.

  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park – A Journey Back In Time

    Bunratty Castle & Folk Park – A Journey Back In Time

    Nov 27, 2013 Ireland

    Imagine being transported back in time 600 years to a small village in Ireland. A land of kings and knights, heroes and legends. This is all possible now, without a time machine, at Bunratty Castle.

  • 10 Things To Do In London With Kids – 5 Of Them Free!

    10 Things To Do In London With Kids – 5 Of Them Free!

    Nov 24, 2013 United Kingdom

    I had never considered London as a children’s destination and was not prepared for the lows (trying to carry a double stroller down underground train stairs) or the highs (two hours in a toy store). Check out our top ten and better yet 5 of them are free!

  • 10 Things To Do In Dublin With Kids

    10 Things To Do In Dublin With Kids

    Oct 28, 2013 Ireland

    Erin was gone. It was just Miss 4 and Mr 3 with me for 3 whole days. No sweat, I was a very capable, hands-on dad. But this time it was different. I was in a brand new city, a new country, and didn’t know anyone and didn’t know where to go or what to do. …

  • 5 Things To Do With Kids In Antigua, Guatemala

    5 Things To Do With Kids In Antigua, Guatemala

    Sep 30, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala

    Guatemala is full of rich history and culture that adults will find astounding, but what about the kids? We spent a day walking the streets with our little Princess, but here are all the things she wished she could have done that day.

  • Top 7 Things To Do in Penang

    Top 7 Things To Do in Penang

    Nov 22, 2012 Penang, Malaysia

    We have been to many places in Penang. It seems we have been the busiest we have ever been in this supposedly small Malaysian state. We have made friends, we have enjoyed beaches, played on playgrounds and had a “semi-normal” life… followed by an abnormal…

  • The 6 Lands of Legoland Malaysia

    The 6 Lands of Legoland Malaysia

    Nov 10, 2012 Johor, Malaysia

    There are 6 different themed lands that make up Legoland Malaysia. Here is my play by play for each one that we visited. Take the time to read if you plan on visiting with kids... That way you can form a plan of action!

  • Shopping In Penang: Queensbay Mall & Tanjung Bujong Wet Market

    Shopping In Penang: Queensbay Mall & Tanjung Bujong Wet Market

    Oct 30, 2012 Penang, Malaysia

    Visited the Queensbay Mall & Tanjung Bujong Wet Market - more great places for you to shop at! Plus a toilet-themed restaurant & free lollies!

  • Bangkok's Exclusive Countdown

    Bangkok's Exclusive Countdown

    Sep 20, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand

    Here is a compact wrap up of our Bangkok trip. Including 10 things to do with toddlers in Bangkok, 5 must-eat foods in Bangkok, 4 things for kid free adults to do in Bangkok, 3 things to remember for Bangkok transport, 2 things not to do in Bangkok and 1 …

  • 8 Things To Do With Kids In Bangkok

    8 Things To Do With Kids In Bangkok

    Sep 19, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand

    You didn't think Bangkok had anything to do, did you? A shopping playground for adults and a nightlife for singles. Bangkok is a far cry from the typical family destination? But we found eight! 8 things your toddlers will love!

  • Funarium Bangkok – “Fun” is Just the Beginning!

    Funarium Bangkok – “Fun” is Just the Beginning!

    Sep 16, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand

    We found a secret little gem situated right in the middle of Bangkok's central residential district between Sukhumvit Road and Rama 4 Road. Your kids will absolutely love it.

  • 5 Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong

    5 Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong

    Aug 30, 2012 Hong Kong, China

    Hong Kong has so many things to do. And while they may not be as child friendly as the other Asian countries if you look hard enough you can see a country catering for your little one's wonderfully.

  • The Peak, Yung Kee & Goodbye's

    The Peak, Yung Kee & Goodbye's

    Aug 29, 2012 Hong Kong, China

    Our day & evening adventures on The Peak with its tantalizing display of twinkling lights. Our very yummy dinner at the Michelin star restaurant Yung Kee. Our hot fun at Hong Kong park and our final Hong Kong goodbyes.

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