Easter is only a few short weeks away and while most of us will holiday during that time, it comes with the rite of passage most adventurous parents will partake in at least once in their caregiving career: the camp trip. I've covered this topic on a number of occasions, but never the dreaded bit … Continue reading Four Must-Have Games For Your Easter Family Holiday.
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 hit the snowy slopes of Niseko, Japan, in a ski resort called Hirafu a few weeks ago. I said 'hit' there like I carved out my name in calligraphy in the snow whilst in my snow-goddess Winter of '16 Louis Vuitton outfit, hair fluttering from beneath my chic helmet and lips pink from freshly … Continue reading Why one of the best ski resorts in the world is not going to make me a better skier (clearly my children’s fault).
In Year 7 of high school I failed a subject: Japanese. It was the only subject I ever failed in my educational career (though I walked on a philosophical knife's edge when I attempted Existential Literary Arse-Cramp 101 at uni). So I suppose it's ironic or perhaps just fitting that on our ski trip to … Continue reading Japan Report Card
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.
You know you’ve had a good break on your holiday when you yearn for some moderation in your life. Early nights, perhaps just one 24 hour period which doesn’t involve alcohol, food that could be considered healthy according to World Health Organisation standards, and a day which didn’t involve your children asking “when are we … Continue reading How to make the most of your holiday