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What’s your idea of camping? Is it a swag on a slab or some grins while glamping? Whatever your style, Australia’s awesome range of holiday parks has got you covered. Here are some of our favourites. NSW THOU WALLA SUNSET RETREAT PORT STEPHENS Did someone say ‘glamping’? Take the Tent option and sprawl out on …

Nobody likes babies on planes; it’s just a fact. Every passenger immediately goes rigid when they see a baby heading for the seat next to them – alright, maybe not every passenger. But babies don’t fly alone. They usually bring some sort of entourage that consists of parents, way too much hand luggage, and toys …

Travel around Australia is often ruled by grey nomads. You’ve seen them: the older generation in their caravans, living a nomadic existence as they work their way around our Great Southern Land, with both time and money on their side. But what if I told you Australia was actually a young person’s game? What if …

Holidays with kids can be the best of times and the worst of times. How many of these thoughts have you had on a family holiday? It’s okay – you’re in a safe space, you can tell us. 1. “Let’s drive around Australia!” When the holiday road trip fun goes to your head and you …

I actually credit my kids with giving me my love of travel. Growing up and into my early 20s, I could never understand why people would work all year to save for a holiday that was over in an instant. Then when I was in my late 20s, we took the kids overseas for a …

Auckland is home to some fantastic road trips, many of which are perfect for quick weekend getaways. Here are five of our favourites. 1. Papamoa Beach Resort 3hr drive from Auckland Papamoa Beach Resort is sprawling and beautiful. It’s located right on the beachfront and spread over 16+ acres of land, with more than 250 …

Mark Twain once said, “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” He got it right. That friend who always shows up late for things and laughs about it? Not so funny when you are running for a …

Well, the school holidays are here again. They’re great for spending time together as a family – in fact, 78% of parents look forward to them* – but they can also be an expensive time to travel. We know Aussies can be creative, especially when it comes to saving money, so we asked what your …

Theme parks, beaches, and so much more. Get inspired by our list of epic Gold Coast must-dos. 1. Scare yourself silly exploring all five levels of Dracula’s Haunted House. 2. See Australia’s largest collection of surfboards and surf memorabilia at Surf World Museum. 3. Not just your favourite childhood toy – glowworms are real and …

I’ve been on a few holidays with my grandsons since they were born – one of the more memorable being a three-week road trip down the Highway One coastline in California, taking us from Santa Monica to San Diego. While it is more work than travelling with adults, holidaying with your grandkids is an experience …