Taste of Sydney
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TOF and I went to Taste of Sydney last night.   The idea is to be able to sample some of Sydney’s better restaurants. It had a fun vibe and we certainly enjoyed ourselves, but I can’t say we were overly impressed … Read More

A surprise mini-break
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TOF was being rather secretive about a surprise he’d organised for me. I wasn’t to book in any social or work engagements from March 2nd to 6th. I’m not great with surprises. I used to sneak into my mother’s wardrobe … Read More

Ballina NSW… paradise for families
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Ballina, in northern NSW, is not as fashionable as its neighbour, Byron Bay. It is better known as home to the world’s largest prawn than for its trendy boutiques and alternative lifestyle. But with its endless array of beaches and … Read More

Travel activity book for kids
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Christmas special (ends midday Tuesday 18th Dec 2012) Kids travel book for $10. Free postage! 

Five Old-Fashioned Road Trip Games
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 Check out my latest blog at Mumslounge. Remember what road trips used to be like? Boredom, arguments, the whine of “When are we gonna get there?” Ah the good ole days… and yet, my memories of family road trips are happy ones. … Read More

Top 5 Items to Pack for Toddlers
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Today’s guest blogger is Sally from Toddlers on Tour, a great website  for parents travelling with toddlers. More info on the site below… make sure you check it out. When you’ve got little ones it really feels like you are … Read More

No money, no time? 5 ways you can still travel.
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Today’s guest blogger is Inga from Cool Kidz Cool Trips. Inga lives in one of my all time fave travel destinations–Slovenia.  If my family traveled every time we had itchy feet, we would be bankrupt by now. But that doesn’t … Read More

10 Great Reasons Why You Should Travel With Your Kids
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I’m also blogging for the revamped Mumslounge. It’s a great site. Check it out and while you’re there read my 10 great reasons why you should travel with your kids.  

Holiday fun for Sydney teenagers
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I have recently moved into a new parenting phase—I have a teenager. I’m fortunate to have a lovely teen-model, not one of those temperamental models. My teen tells me everything (often way too much). We like to hang out and … Read More

Discount vouchers–a test for travellers?
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Like everyone else around, TOF and I subscribe to various discount voucher sites like Living Social and Groupon. I keep an eye on the getaway offers, bought a couple of “go bowling with your friends and get jugs of beer” … Read More

Comboyne, NSW… country shock!
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You don’t go to Comboyne for the shopping or nightlife. The sleepy little village of Comboyne on the mid-north coast of NSW has a population of 200 (although there are 800 people living on the Comboyne Plateau). Comboyne is not … Read More

Avoca Beach, NSW
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The Other Foot and I love Avoca Beach, on the Central Coast of NSW. I introduced him to this charming seaside village early on in our relationship, and it has been a favourite of ours ever since. It’s an easy … Read More

Taking a few days off…
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The Other Foot and I are taking off on an Adults Only minibreak. As much as we love our monsters… I mean kids, we also know how healthy it is to have some “us” time. In fact, we think it’s … Read More

5 kid-friendly activities in Sydney for the school holidays
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Spending the school holidays in Sydney? Be sure to check out these great events and attractions: Take a walk through the wardrobe and attend one of the great Narnia workshops at the Powerhouse Museum.  The Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour has a program … Read More

I am an Aussie Beach Ambassador (but I don’t tan)
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I love the beach. I’m a beach person. Some people need the mountains, some feel connected to the desert. For me it’s the beach. I am NOT your typical beachy person. I have dead white skin and picky melanin that … Read More

Itchee Feet in Mathilda’s Magazine
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What a nice surprise to see IF mentioned in the wonderful Mathilda’s Mag. Check us out on page 19.

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