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Hotel Review: Victoria Chau Doc Hotel Vietnam

Are you planning to spend some time in the unique Mekong Delta or heading into Phnom Penh Cambodia via the Mekong River? Chau Doc in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam is where you need to base yourself for one of the easiest border crossings in South East Asia to Cambodia. Most travellers when considering an itinerary for Vietnam or Cambodia only give it 24 hours, a quick...

Kotors City Walls

Kotor’s City Walls Only 1350 Steps To The Top

Kotor’s City Walls Only 1350 Steps To The Top   Kotor’s City Walls – only 1350 steps to the fort that overlooks the Bay of Kotor. Sounded easy! On arrival into Kotor Montenegro by bus a few days prior, the imposing wall, church and fort towered over the city and the Bay of Kotor.  We knew that we would climb the Kotor City Walls of 1200 metres...

A Weekend in Barcelona – A Perfect City Break

Are you planning a weekend trip to Barcelona in Spain?  What a great choice of destination!  Barcelona is one of our favourite European cities. What does Barcelona offer to the traveller? Some of the best architecture in Europe, history, great food, beaches, football, markets and great shopping.  Barcelona covers all that you need in one great destination. We include...

How To Get To Cu Chi Tunnels – A Complete Guide

Are you wondering how to get to the Cu Chi Tunnels outside Ho Chi Minh City? Should you take a tour or try to get there by yourself? The Cu Chi Tunnels Tour was one of our highlights when visiting Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. We had mixed reactions from friends when we mentioned that we were planning a visit to the tunnels. Some said ‘that it was too touristy...

5 Best Fun-filled Farm Stays in Victoria

5 of the Best Fun-Filled Victorian Farm Stays for Families

Family farm stays are some of the best holidays you can have. Your children will love the freedom of being on a farm, enjoying the outside, taking walks and petting the farm animals. You will enjoy a well-deserved break away from the hustle and bustle of city life and work. (Updated December 2021) Have you experienced farm stays in Victoria? Read on for 5 of the best...

Byron Bay

Sydney to Byron Bay Road Trip For Families

A popular holiday for families in NSW is a Sydney to Byron Bay Road trip. A journey of approximately 759 km taking you up the Pacific Highway/A1.  A journey of beautiful landscapes, coastal towns and stunning beaches and lots of things to do and see along the way. Are we there yet? Does this sound familiar to families travelling with kids.  When planning a road trip...

Top Things To Do in Kep and Kampot in Cambodia

Once overlooked by travellers, Kep and Kampot are now becoming a ‘popular destination’ for those that want to see more of Cambodia than just Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Kampot and Kep are located on the South West coast of Cambodia and 25 km separates the two towns.  For two towns so close together they do differ.  If you want the beach you head to Kep and...

12 Best Things To Do in Queenstown New Zealand

Are you planning a visit to Queenstown in New Zealand? Not sure what to do? The 12 Best Things to Do in Queenstown is a guest article written for us by Kiwi Delilah Hart from Our Travel Mix. (Editor update 2021) Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand is a breath-taking destination to visit. New Zealand is scenic at the best of times but Queenstown is...

What To Do in Mudgee NSW

Are you planning a staycation in the country? Wondering what to do in Mudgee NSW? Visiting Mudgee is the perfect getaway whether you are planning 1 night or even more. Mudgee Australia is in the state of New South Wales.  Mudgee from Sydney is just a four hour drive.  A perfect location for your staycation or if you are an overseas visitor a great way to experience...

Things To Do in Munich in Winter

Are you considering visiting Munich in winter? We visited back in the 80s and fell in love with the vibrant Christmas Markets, the people, the architecture and the local German cuisine. There were so many things to do in Munich. We huddled in cafes and bars enjoying hot sweet and spicy Gluhwein whilst it snowed outside. It was such a magical experience. You...

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Resort Hotel Review

We were captivated the minute our car arrived at the entrance to the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra  Hotel in Siem Reap Cambodia.  How impressive were the lush green manicured tropical gardens that surrounded the elegant French Colonial resort!  Within seconds the Sofitel staff lined up to greet us with “bonjour” as our bags were whisked away.  We felt like...