Jun 24, 2015 Eastern Australia
Located about 90 minutes southeast from Melbourne, Phillip Island is easily accessible by car. This island was surprisingly chocked full of things to do, and in 1 day we visited a heritage farm, koala conservation centre, seal sightseeing, and spotted the…
May 2, 2015 Eastern Australia
Originally our plans to visit the Twelve Apostles were only for a day trip, but considering we yearned to explore the scenic Great Ocean Road we quickly devised a spontaneous overnighter and decided 2 days would be best. Find out where you should stop on …
Apr 29, 2015 Eastern Australia
There are so many things to do with kids in Melbourne, Australia, where were we going to start? Well, this list is a handy starting point which covers theme parks, beaches and day trips. Enjoy!
Apr 10, 2015 Eastern Australia
We recently wrote a post about Australia’s cutest animals and answered the tough questions… like could you could eat them. Well, there are plenty of other animals in Australia that are not so cute. Ones that we hope never to meet in the wild… but it would…
Apr 7, 2015 Eastern Australia
Australia is blessed with an abundant array of unique animals, especially cute ones. But what may surprise you is that some of them are perfectly edible. Find out what beautiful creatures make it onto the dinner plate around Australia.
Mar 28, 2015 Western Australia
We’ve been to the Bahamas, the Caribbean, Hawaii and Greek islands. But I must admit Rottnest is a serious contender for the best island we’ve been to anywhere in the world. There is still one thing that eludes me, a selfie photo with one of the local res…
Mar 13, 2015 Croatia
We didn’t have many plans while staying in Croatia, but the Plitvice Lakes National Park was a must. This stunning park is famous for the Plitvice waterfalls, which are claimed by many to be the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Take a look at our f…
Feb 24, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
I had to try it. I saw the pictures of smiling faces walking along the sea floor in Seawalker helmets and was easily convinced to try this adventure in Nusa Dua, Bali. Find out what the experience was like and if you’re brave enough to give it a shot too.
Feb 22, 2015 Northwest, USA
The Pacific Northwest of the USA offers some of the most beautiful landscapes anywhere in the world. So naturally the best way to see it up close is on a well-planned road trip. Follow our route from San Francisco to Seattle and back.
Feb 18, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
We returned to Bali Safari and Marine Park after almost 3 years, this time with our extended family. Find out what we liked and what we didn’t, plus a bunch of helpful tips to make the most of your visit to one of Bali’s most popular tourist attractions.
Feb 16, 2015 Finland
High on our family’s winter wish list was to witness the majestic Northern Lights. Even my kids knew we were heading to Lapland, Finland to chase this indescribable phenomenon. Our snowmobiling tour didn’t go exactly to plan, but that wasn’t a bad thing. …
Jan 10, 2015 Finland
Lapland is THE destination for the ultimate family Christmas holiday. We finally made it to the most northern point of our travels ever - Rovaniemi in Finland. And we knew the hometown of Santa Claus was all about the winter experiences. In fact, our expe…
Dec 26, 2014 Finland
I couldn’t feel the cold. The predominately white landscape whooshed by me in unadulterated purity and secluded frostiness. Paradoxically, I felt complete stillness and unrestrained speed at the same time. It was the ultimate family Christmas. A Lapland …
Dec 2, 2014 Sri Lanka
The challenging climb to the top of the ultra scenic Sigiriya Rock was just the beginning of this adventure. It also involved monkeys and being shown up by an 80+ year old grandmother. But the killer wasps will be what I remember when I think about this b…
Nov 28, 2014 Sri Lanka
Seeing elephants in the wild was a dream come true. If you’re looking for adorable photos of elephants, you must check out this post. But this story turned hairy when a male elephant charged one of the jeeps in our convoy. Find out what happened.
Oct 28, 2014 Croatia
Inside the so-called Dragon Cave was a wall carving of the Leviathan (dragon) inspired by the Book of Revelations from the Bible, hence the name. But it was the views of the Adriatic Sea that stole the show. Views so gorgeous that it did not bring me to t…
Oct 10, 2014 Switzerland
With rain hampering one of our days in Davos, we decided to fit in everything we had planned to do across the two days into just 1 day. Just how much adventure can a family fit in one day? Let’s find out!
Sep 29, 2014 Switzerland
If there is one place in the world I wanted to stay in a moment forever it was the precious hour I spent on this mountain. The mountain of 1000 peaks. Unbelievable views. Perfectly snow-capped peaks. Crystal clear lakes. Surreal stillness. No wind…
Aug 28, 2014 Finland
The Saimaa region in Finland smacks of natural beauty.This region is one of the most sparsely populated areas in Europe, but it’s also home to a number of destinations and attractions that will bring out the nature lover in you… even if you didn’t know it…
Aug 3, 2014 Finland
In August 2014 I’ll be heading to Finland to explore the beautiful region of Saimaa. Situated in the southwest of the country, this is home to the largest lake in Europe and oodles of breathtaking natural scenery. And you know I love gorgeous landscapes.