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Random Thoughts On Flying While I’m Flying

I’m sitting on a plane, 5 hours in to an 8 hour flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City, surrounded by our 5 kids, and do you know what I’m thinking? You’d never guess! I’m thinking “Oh……only 3 hours left!” Yep, I’m serious! That’s how much I love flying! You think I’m crazy don’t you? I’m not really sure...

Areca Hotel Penang- Family Friendly Accommodation In Georgetown | Review

When we decided to visit Penang there was one area that I knew we had to stay in - Georgetown. Home of Penang's famous street art and possibly even more famous food culture, Georgetown really is the heart and soul of Penang. While incredible, unique and brimming with places to visit, Georgetown is extremely busy so when looking at...

Singapore With Kids – Our Complete 9 Day Itinerary

When we began planning our 5 week South East Asia tour, there was no question that Singapore had to be one of our destinations. Really, we could have spent the whole five weeks there and not run out of things to do and places to visit, but we settled on 9 days (split into 6 at the beginning of...

Rustic Charm At Temple Tree Langkawi | Review

It's not very often that you come across a hotel that feels like home. I mean sure, some hotels are  super comfortable, some opulent and luxurious, some designed with families in mind, but really at the end of the day, they are still hotels and still a far cry from home. Well, not always! At least not at Temple...

Kuala Lumpur Food Tour – Discovering The Best Malaysian Food!

Having just arrived in Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur to be exact, there was one very important item on the agenda - Food! From what we had heard, read and minimally sampled, Malaysian food is amazing, but where do we start? What do we try first? What can we absolutely not miss out on? What will the kids like? What...

Top Tips On How To Afford World Travel With Kids

Can you guess what the most common question we ever get asked is? Yep! "How do you afford world travel?". I think people ask this expecting some mind-blowing answer, the secret to our riches and how they too can get rich. Well, guess what? We are not rich. Far from it. Far, far from it! What we are is...

Gardens By The Bay, Singapore – Complete Guide & Review

Of all of the places to visit in Singapore, Gardens by the Bay should be at the top of your list. These unique, award-winning gardens are an absolutely beautiful place to explore, or simply hang out in, and best of all - entry is free for everyone! This stunning park sits on 101 hectares, right in the heart of Singapore...

The Ultimate Guide To Singapore’s Sentosa Island With Kids

Sentosa Island, often referred to as 'Singapore's Playground', is absolutely jam-packed with awesome, family friendly activities, experiences and places to explore. For anyone heading to Singapore with kids, Sentosa Island, visited by over 20 million people annually, is a must. From getting there, staying there and all the must see attractions, here is our ultimate guide to Sentosa Island...

The St. Regis Singapore – Luxury For The Whole Family | Review

It's not often that you come across a hotel that ticks ALL your boxes. Especially one that not only ticks all your boxes, but comes up with it's own set of boxes and ticks all those too! Even with the nicest, fanciest, most luxurious hotels, there's always something you can find fault with. Even if it's just little, picky things,...

Century Langkawi Beach Resort | Review

So you've decided to visit Langkawi with kids. Congratulations! You have made an awesome decision! Langkawi is amazingly picturesque, fiercely unique and jam packed with awesome things to do and places to stay. If you are looking for somewhere that is family friendly and budget friendly, yet still comfortable and spacious, on this often expensive island, then Century Langkawi...

LEGO Star Wars Days At LEGOLAND Malaysia – May the 40th Be With You!

From 28th April to 31st May, LEGOLAND Malaysia are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars with 'LEGO Star Wars Days'. With an epic array of activities, displays and experiences dedicated to the cult classic, the force is definitely at LEGOLAND this month! When we were invited to LEGOLAND Malaysia to attend a media event including the official launch of...

Kidzania Singapore – “This is the best place ever!”

"Awesome!"  "Amazing!"  "So so so much fun!"  "This is the best place ever!"  - just some of the things our kids have had to say about KidZania Singapore. And you know what - I completely agree. In fact, the whole time we were there I kept thinking over and over - 'why wasn't there a place like this around...

Taking The Bus From Singapore To Johor Bahru With Kids

Need to get from Singapore to Malaysia to visit Legoland, check out southern Malaysia, or get a cheaper flight out to KL? Well we've found the quickest, cheapest and easiest way there. Taking the bus from Singapore to Johor Bahru is easy and definitely the cheapest option across the border. We needed to get the bus from Singapore to Johor...

Finding Korey

"Mum, where's Korey?" "Mum, have you been counting us?" "Mum, you're not watching Lucy!" "Mum, WATCH YOUR KIDS!" ........ This is what I now hear at least 20 times a day from Anna, our 10 year old. I never used to. When we first set off on this trip around Asia I'd get the occasional "Mum, hold their hands!"...

The WOW Factor At W Singapore Sentosa Cove! | Review

There are a lot of things that can make a hotel extra special. The rooms, the service, the facilities, the food. So, when you find one that not only ticks all of your boxes, but also those of your children, you know you are on to a winner! And that's exactly what we found ourselves saying during our recent...

Singapore Food Tour – A Cultural Feast!

A Singapore food tour! Oh my goodness! I can't believe we have not thought to do these tours when travelling before now. Food is such a big part of our travels. We learn and experience so much through the different foods that we try and what better way to do this than through a food tour? On our very first...

Welcome To Singapore – Our First 24 Hours

After spending just 24 hours in Singapore we found ourselves asking - why had we not visited sooner? While the first night itself may not have been the most enjoyable (I'll explain why shortly) our overall experience and what we did and saw in the first 24 hours showed us that Singapore is in fact amazing! Following a stressful and...

A Stay In Style At Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa | Review

If you are visiting Singapore with kids there is one place you really must visit - Sentosa Island! The island is awash with things to do and also offers a plethora of family friendly accommodation. For our very first night on Sentosa Island we stayed at the Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa and our stay was nothing short...