OUR TOP TIPS FOR ROAD TRIPS …WITH KIDS!

I don’t think it matters how many road trips you have been on, the thought of putting the kids in the car for a whole day probably makes you cringe a little!  Our kids have been travelling since they were babies, so have been on many a road trip, but that doesn’t mean they enjoy it every single time! Here’s some tips that work for us! PLAN YOUR DAY Try to stop every 2 hours (this will depend on the age of your kids of course). Stop at a playground or park so the kids can get rid of [Read more...]

Australian Wildlife

There is always plenty of wildlife to see when travelling around Australia whether you are on the coast or in the outback.  It's such a great experience, especially for kids, to see these beautiful animals up close! Here's a few we have seen on our travels.  

PIZZA DOUGH Recipe!!

One of our favourite meals to have when we are away camping is homemade PIZZA! Our secret to the perfect pizza... using a pizza stone on the Weber Baby Q.  The pizza stone soaks up moisture and allows the base to become nice and crispy! We make our own dough and it is really quick, easy and best of all delicious. THE RECIPE! TIPS FOR MAKING THE BEST WEBER PIZZA! The Weber needs to be at quite a high temperature and have the stone on it for at least 10 minutes to heat up [Read more...]

8 REASONS TO TAKE YOUR FAMILY CAMPING

Tent?  Swag?  Caravan?  Camper?  Doesn't matter what you have - they all get you out there enjoying the beautiful outdoors! I have so many reasons why you should love camping but I'll share my top 8 to start with! FAMILY TIME! This, to us, is one of the most important things about camping!  With most people these days leading such a hectic schedule during the week, juggling work, school and sporting activities, it means we often lack time together as a [Read more...]

GEOCACHING… what you need to know to get started!!

A friend told us about Geocaching a few years ago and we downloaded the free App but never really explored it until last year.  We were on holidays and on our way to do a spot of fishing when we came across a tree that had lots of gnomes around it.  And, for some reason, this sparked our memory of the Geocaching App we had on our phones.  We quickly opened the App and yes! there was a cache close by, named "gnome home" - we were right at it!!!  So one find, led to another and [Read more...]

CAR TRAVEL GAMES + free printables

Are we there yet?  I’m hungry!  He’s touching me! She’s looking out my window!  Sound familiar?? If we have any more than two weeks off from school and work, we are not ones to stay close to home – we will travel over 3,000 kilometres in two weeks just to see some new sights and add some more lines to our map!  So this means quite a bit of car travel. July last year we set off on an Outback trip.  The first day we left home and did around 560km to get to Nyngan [Read more...]