Bus travel in Cambodia… with kids!
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I thoroughly researched all the local bus companies before travelling to Cambodia. I’d heard some horror stories about travelling by bus, but with no rail system you’re left with very little choice in Cambodia. As one expat there told me… … Read More

Banteay Srei, butterflies and bombs… a Siem Reap day trip
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The Angkor Wat archaeological park is enormous. While the central temples closer to town can take a couple of days to explore, it’s really worth going further afield to see some of the other temples as well. One of the … Read More

5 family-friendly places to eat in Siem Reap, on a budget
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One of the biggest challenges during our Southeast Asian Travel Challenge was sticking to a budget when feeding the kids. THE BOYS ATE SO MUCH! Also, our family has a few requirements. Clearly we want clean when travelling, with good … Read More

Jasmine Guesthouse: Budget family accommodation in Siem Reap
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We stayed at the Jasmine Lodge (Guesthouse) while we were in Siem Reap. Now that we know Siem Reap better we’d choose somewhere in Wat Bo around the river. It’s a nicer area, and more convenient to the centre. However … Read More

Duck Tours in Melaka… We rate this family-friendly tour
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When researching family friendly activities in Melaka I came across the Duck Tours land and water tour. It looked cool. You drive around Melaka in a yellow buggy, eventually hitting the jetty, where the buggy becomes a boat, and the … Read More

Apa Kaba guesthouse in Melaka
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In Melaka we stayed at the wonderful Apa Kaba guesthouse. It’s not for everyone, but perfect for people like me who would rather pass kidney stones than stay at a highrise resort. This quirky traditional Malay house has a range … Read More

The scoop on Scoot
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If you’ve followed our Itchee Feet travel challenge plans, you’ll know we scored a great deal for the six of us flying from Sydney to Singapore on Scoot. So how was it? Better than expected in every way. The plane … Read More

The Itchee Feet Travel Challenge on 96.5 Family Show
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Not a morning person? Then you probably missed my latest chat with Liam and Robbie on The Family Show. This time we were talking about the Itchee Feet Travel Challenge. Listen to all the action here.    

Budget Family holidays… how cheap can you go?
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I can’t wait to take the kids to KL Six people, five grand, four countries… one amazing adventure. Two wines too many and I got us into this mess. I agreed to a challenge, to take my family of six … Read More

Cheap flights from Sydney to Siem Reap for $1333… FOR 6 PEOPLE!
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The Challenge: 6 people, 5 grand and 4 countries. But can we bring this holiday in under $5000? Is that possible for a family of six? We believe so. But it does take some work. Starting with a cheap airfare. I spent … Read More

What countries will we visit on the IF Travel Challenge?
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  After being issued with the Itchee Feet Travel Challenge, we spent countless hours surfing the net, and sitting on various travel apps, doing the sums until we worked out the best way to meet the challenge requirements: Taking our … Read More

The Itchee Feet Travel Challenge
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  I really shouldn’t drink. A couple of glasses of Pinot and anything can happen. I can even accept a challenge issued at a dinner party. A travel challenge. We were with friends and discussing how it’s cheaper to travel … Read More