Remember those camping virgins we went to Kenilworth with, hoping to laugh at all their stupid first time camping mistakes only to completely cock up our own camp site? Aah yes, good times, good times. Well not long after that when they proved they weren’t completely useless, we went on another weekend camp trip to … Continue reading Family Camping at the 9 Mile Cobb and Co Campground
I’ve written about what to do in Noosa if it’s raining, what it’s like in the Noosa Everglades and the unbridled joys of over-holidaying. But it’s time to bring on a bit of realism and talk about what you should do in Noosa if you’re exhausted, really lazy or just prefer to expend as little … Continue reading 8 Noosa holiday tips for the exhausted or lazy.
Warning: contains the odd f-bomb. Okay, the title is misleading in by 'house' I mean campertrailer and by 'broke' I mean completely fucked. But what's a camping story without a few anecdotes of how it was all a bit awful so that all the non-camping folk can feel better about staying in a 3 and … Continue reading The day we broke our house.
We staycationed these Easter school holidays. The idea of overpriced and crowded accommodation, traffic jams and unrealistic expectations of a relaxing holiday with the kids have scarred us to the point where staying at home seemed like the most nurturing option. It wasn't always like this though. We used to be HUGE camping at Easter advocates. But … Continue reading Easter Camping with Children: The Pros and Cons.
There are certain people you walk through life with. Parents, partners, friends, family. In the case of Peckerhead and Cam, we stumbled through many bars and our late twenties and early thirties with them. We marched in a much more poised manner down the aisle one after the other. In the newest chapter we finally … Continue reading Camping for Families and Tweens: Noosa’s North Shore
There are so many reasons to holiday in Cape Town but as I sit in the hot wet glove that is the Queensland Coast's humidity, having just been to the beach and taken my children to a cafe for a late morning tea, one reason in particular becomes glaringly obvious. Before I get into this … Continue reading Cape Town: A Great Place to Wine and Dine With Children.
I love a good Tripadvisor rant. Like that guy who sprayed a 5 star Bangkok hotel with venom when his ‘friend’ (read: prostitute) was declined entry into the hotel. Or the lady who was affronted her chosen Fijian resort had failed to mention that at times it becomes quite windy on the island “The resort … Continue reading Aquila Game Reserve Review: Why South Africans hate it and everyone else in the world loves it.