One year on as an expat mum

A whole year has passed since we welcomed our little bundle of joy into our arms here in Australia. Actually, it's been 14 months but I have been meaning to write this for a while, two whole months if we're being precise!! But, anyone with kids or just anyone creeping close to 30 knows that … Continue reading One year on as an expat mum

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Welcome to Tropical North Queensland’s Great Ocean Road.

The Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia is one of the Countries most iconic road trip's and renowned for it's popular tourist attractions such as the limestone stacks of the Twelve Apostles and the London Arch, popular surf towns and scenic views. The meandering roads cutting through cliffs and hugging the coastline make up the 250km … Continue reading Welcome to Tropical North Queensland’s Great Ocean Road.

Port Douglas: Five Family Friendly Restaurants That Are Extra Fun!

If you have chosen Port Douglas as a holiday escape with your family then you will be pleased to know that Port Douglas does 'family friendly' very well. As with many towns outside of the major cities under 18's are permitted in most food and drink establishments til as late as 10-11pm, great news for … Continue reading Port Douglas: Five Family Friendly Restaurants That Are Extra Fun!

An Expat Mum Without Her ‘Village’.

It's well known that being a single mum is tough and we often hear of the struggles these hard working women face but a lot of them will admit they rely on the support from their family and friends to help them raise their child, as do couples with children. I recently read a post by Constance … Continue reading An Expat Mum Without Her ‘Village’.

5 things about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

Being a first time mum to be, everything about the world of pregnancy is new to me! However, I have found myself making some observations about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs that i thought i'd share. Older first-time mum’s Back in the UK in my home town in Oxfordshire I would say 60-70% of my friends … Continue reading 5 things about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.

Flashback to STA’s Travel Competition 2012!

Just today I came across a link to an STA Travel article written about a competition i won back in 2012.. no i wasn't googling my own name, honestly! I had won back the cost of my flights from the UK to Australia up to the value of 1,000 pounds! Sod's law would have it that … Continue reading Flashback to STA’s Travel Competition 2012!

Living the Aussie Dream : How not to fall for the sponsorhip trap!

The biggest question all travellers to Australia ask is, “how can I stay longer?” You’ve fallen in love with the weather, the laid back lifestyle and all the other fantastic things Australia has to offer but your working holiday visa is up and you’re not ready to leave. So, what’s next!? There are a number … Continue reading Living the Aussie Dream : How not to fall for the sponsorhip trap!