8 Scams to Avoid in Istanbul

In this article you’ll read about 8 scams in Istanbul. We came across a few of the scams mentioned in this article during our visit to Turkey.

Moving to Qatar? Here’s 11 Tips for Living in Qatar

Moving to Qatar with a family

So you’re moving to Qatar.  In this article I’m going to share 11 useful tips for living in Qatar.  These are all really useful things I’ve learned from my experiences here in Qatar, and also some recommendations from our friends here.    If you’re someone who prefers videos, I have shared these tips for living […]


Bali is promoted as a paradise on Earth.  Beautiful beaches, friendly people, cheap food and shopping make it a desirable destination for those of us looking for a change of pace.  We have visited Bali multiple times in the last few years and we have used it as a stop over to other destinations in […]

16 Tips for Travel in Japan with Kids

Travel Japan with Kids

16 Tips for Travel in Japan with Kids Our family trip to Japan was Javi’s first trip overseas at 15 months old and we were excited for our first trip to another country as a family of three.  We had the whole trip planned out day by day as we wanted to see as much […]

North Queensland Family Road Trip | Two Week Itinerary & Things to Do

We have barely been back for two weeks from our road trip in Tropical North Queensland and I can still smell the saltiness of the ocean in the air.  Not only did we have a fab time spending countless hours at the beach but we also spent time checking out many of the things to […]

Should You Buy a Japan Rail Pass?

Should You Buy a Japan Rail Pass? Travelling by train in Japan is absolutely the way to go!  The trains are clean, frequent, efficient and very fast!  But I wouldn’t call using them cheap, especially if you are riding the trains everyday and taking several long trips between cities.  As a tourist you have access […]

8 Life Defining Things Travelling Has Taught Me

Mission Beach Australia

8 Life Defining Things Travelling Has Taught Me There are lessons to be had everywhere and its so important to always reflect on what has been learned.  Every time we return from a trip and we adjust back to the day to day stuff of being back at home I do exactly that.  So here […]

The Penguin Parade with Kids | Phillip Island

Phillip Island Penguin Parade

The Penguin Parade with Kids| Phillip Island While on our most recent family trip to Melbourne, we knew we wanted to see penguins.  What we had in mind though was the Sea Life Aquarium.  We didn’t imagine that on a Wednesday morning we would decide on a spur of the moment trip to visit the […]