Destinations

Vanuatu

Vanuatu is a small nation in the South Pacific and one of Australia's closest neighbors.   Only a 3½- 4 hour flight from the East Coast of Australia.  With its tropical islands, fantastic range of resorts and activities it is perfect for families! Vanuatu is a haven for those looking for a tropical escape without compromising the benefits of modern conveniences. The nations capital, and home to the international airport is Port Vila, located o...

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Hamilton Island, Whitsundays, Queensland

Hamilton Island is one of my favourite places to take a break.  Its the largest inhabited island in the beautiful Whitsundays located just off the Queensland Coast. With daily tours to The Great Barrier Reef, 40 different activities, 10 restaurants, 6 pools, over 20 shops and boutiques, a chapel, daily direct flights from the mainland, 20km of bushwalking trails and a year-round temperature of 27.4C - Hamilton Island is a fantastic choice for you...

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New Zealand

New Zealand is divided into two main islands the North and the South.  Both are stunningly beautiful and each one has unique sites and spots to visit.  The currency is the NZ Dollar, food is similar to whats on offer in Australia.  ATM's are widely avialable and English is the main language. Their seasons are the same time of year as here in Australia but generally with cooler temperatures due to the country being further from the equator.  They...

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Thailand

Thailand is a wondrous kingdom, featuring Buddhist temples, exotic wildlife, and spectacular islands. Along with a fascinating history and a unique culture that includes delectable Thai food and massage, Thailand features a modern capital city, a pastoral countryside, and friendly people who epitomize Thailand’s “land of smiles” reputation. Each year Thailand is discovered by millions of visitors, many of which are families, drawn to the prist...

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China

China is a massive country with a strong culture but moving at an incredibly fast pace. Its fast growing economy is making it one of the worlds most powerful countries.  chengdu giant pandas reviewIts architecture is turning heads and yet is is home to vast farming regions, peaks, rivers and spectucular countryside full of culture and traditions. No trip to China is complete without visiting the Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Warri...

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Malaysia

Malaysia is one of my favourite places. It's a great place to take kids. Malaysia includes Peninsula Malaysia and Borneo Malaysia. Malaysia celebrated 50 years of independence in 2007, and is one of the rising stars of South-East Asian tourism. A vibrant mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and tribal influence have created a mix of peoples and culture that make it a colourful and intriguing place to visit. With the added bonus of some of the most wonde...

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Bali

Bali is an island and province of Indonesia, and includes a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida. It is located at the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. Its capital of Denpasar is located at the southern part of the island. Bali is part of the Coral Triangle, the area with the highest biodiversity of marine species. In this area alone over 500 reef building coral...

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Fiji

Fiji is made up of a group of over 300 tranquil islands. Of these, only a 100 or so are inhabited by humans with the rest left as nature reserves. Almost 80 percent of the population live on the two major islands in the group, which are known as Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. With its tropical climate, clear blue waters and fabulous sunsets, Fiji is an ideal holiday destination for families seeking outdoor adventure and for those looking for re...

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong has long been a popular stop over destination for Australians travelling further afield however it really is showing itself as a destination in its own right.  A visually stunning city offering an attractive harbour surrounded by large skyscrapers, whilst it still has a mix of colonial buildings and street markets.  Hong Kong is one of the world's major financial and trading centres. There are three main parts to Hong Kong the two m...

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North America - USA

A vast country of 50 states each with its own flavours and heritage from Washington to the flair of New York, the desert beauty of the American west, Hollywood and bright lights of Los Angeles through to the deep south. North America is what we all know as USA and has a few of our top family destinations within it, both Disneyland California at Anaheim, just outisde Los Angeles and DisneyWorld in Florida are favourites.  Plus Legoland in San D...

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