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  • Where To Stay At Mall Of America

    Where To Stay At Mall Of America

    Feb 17, 2016 Midwest, USA

    With 2 hotels near Mall of America to choose from, we had a tough decision: the waterpark or the mall. Since we couldn’t make up our minds, we tried both so you can find out which hotel will suit your next vacation to Mall of America.

  • 10 Things To Do In The Mall Of America With Kids

    10 Things To Do In The Mall Of America With Kids

    Feb 16, 2016 Midwest, USA

    It’s no surprise Mall of America is one of the most visited tourist spots in the United States. We spent 3 days in the nation’s largest mall and enjoyed every minute of it - from thrilling roller coasters to stingray touch pools to getting lost in a mirro…

  • Where To Eat In Mall Of America

    Where To Eat In Mall Of America

    Feb 4, 2016 Midwest, USA

    Sit back, start your drool engine and get ready to feel hunger pains, because the Mall of America is filled with dozens of restaurants that will get your tastebuds racing. But how do you choose where to eat? We’ve tried these highly recommended eateries a…

  • Amwell: When Getting To A Doctor Is Just Too Hard

    Amwell: When Getting To A Doctor Is Just Too Hard

    Nov 17, 2015 Product Reviews

    Who has time to go to the doctor when they travel? I put Amwell, the largest telehealth company in the United States, to the test. I was blown away by how easy and convenient it was. And check out how you can get your first physician consultation for free…

  • Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort: Never Has A Hotel Done This

    Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort: Never Has A Hotel Done This

    May 29, 2015 Bali, Indonesia

    Kuta feels like familiar territory to us. I realise it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, and over the years the district has gained a reputation as a crowded tourist hotspot for Australians. But this trip was different. Kuta got its groove back thanks to the S…

  • Top 15 Christmas Travel Gift Ideas For Adults

    Top 15 Christmas Travel Gift Ideas For Adults

    Nov 21, 2014 Travel Tips

    Here is a list for my Mum, Dad, family and friends or perhaps your family and friends, that will help them give you the right gifts this Christmas. One that will be helpful in your suitcase or, at the very least, fit!

  • Top 11 Christmas Travel Gift Ideas For Kids

    Top 11 Christmas Travel Gift Ideas For Kids

    Nov 20, 2014 Travel Tips

    With Christmas just around the corner it’s time to start buying presents. It’s the hardest time of year for us as our families seek to spoil our children with wonderful, fabulous, giant gifts that… don’t fit in our suitcase.

  • You Haven’t Eaten Real Italian Food Until You Have Eaten This

    You Haven’t Eaten Real Italian Food Until You Have Eaten This

    Oct 14, 2013 Italy

    It was 2001. I was 20 years old and Italy was cheese pizza and the occasional pasta. The food was an absolute let down after my love of everything Italian had brought me so far. Italy was still by far my most favourite place in the world, but its food was…

  • Top 5 Essential Destinations In Istanbul

    Top 5 Essential Destinations In Istanbul

    Oct 5, 2013 Turkey

    Istanbul is a vibrant city with too much to do in a short amount of time. Our 5 days in Istanbul was simply not enough, no surprises there. But what we did manage to pack into a few days in Istanbul were all highlights for us.

  • What Can You Do In Just 3 Days In Tel Aviv?

    What Can You Do In Just 3 Days In Tel Aviv?

    Sep 25, 2013 Israel

    We visited Tel Aviv briefly in 2007 and spent a few short hours in Jaffa so I was excited to be heading back, this time for a bit longer. Here’s a brief overview of the things we did in Tel Aviv that you might also enjoy.

  • Boston Knocks A Home Run: Friends, Food & Fun

    Boston Knocks A Home Run: Friends, Food & Fun

    Jul 12, 2013 Northeast, USA

    A weekend visiting a remarkable family we met in Belize. One of those weekends where it was more about the people then the place. Although we certainly enjoyed some of Boston.

  • A Deep Fried Bucket Load of Things to do in New Orleans

    A Deep Fried Bucket Load of Things to do in New Orleans

    Jun 9, 2013 South, USA

    I had no idea New Orleans was a cultural gumbo and a place I would fall deeply in love with. Markets, Food, Steamboats, Cemeteries, Museums. Enjoy!

  • Antigua through my daughter's eyes & her father's lens

    Antigua through my daughter's eyes & her father's lens

    May 8, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala

    A date with our daughter in Antigua, where the bright coloured walls make a perfect backdrop for some simply stunning photos. See Antigua through our 4 year old daughters eyes & her father's camera lens.

  • Our Last Day in Hollywood: American Girl, Gap & Farmer's Market

    Our Last Day in Hollywood: American Girl, Gap & Farmer's Market

    Dec 5, 2012 Southwest, USA

    Our last day in Hollywood we decided to visit a few places I had wanted to stop on the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus, but never had time. La Brea Tar Pits & the Farmer’s Market. Well we never made it to the Tar Pits, as I got very distracted with shopping at the Gap…

  • There Is Plenty To Do In Chiang Mai

    There Is Plenty To Do In Chiang Mai

    Nov 28, 2012 Thailand

    During our stay in Chiang Mai we hung out lots with friends and also managed the occasionally family activity as well. Here’s a brief overview of some of the shenanigans that we got up to.

  • 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!

  • Shopping In Penang: Tesco, Island Plaza, Gurney & More

    Shopping In Penang: Tesco, Island Plaza, Gurney & More

    Sep 24, 2012 Penang, Malaysia

    The most common questions we face when entering a new country: Where is the nearest supermarket? Is there a local daycare? And for Penang… where can I find a swimsuit?

  • Bangkok's Exclusive Countdown

    Bangkok's Exclusive Countdown

    Sep 20, 2012 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 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!

  • Fantasia Lagoon, Bangkok's Secret Water Park

    Fantasia Lagoon, Bangkok's Secret Water Park

    Sep 13, 2012 Thailand

    You probably won't read about Bangkok's Fantasia Lagoon water park in guide books and even most locals don't even know where it is. We reveal one of Thailand's best kept toddler secrets.