Do you travel with gadgets?

by on June 9, 2010
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I’m a gadget girl. My kids have inherited my gadget genes.  We have gadgets.

When we travel, we try to get away from TV, internet and general technology to a certain extent.  I reckon there’s enough to do on a holiday without relying on technology for entertainment.  However, there are a few gadgets that usually make it onto the packing list for our journeys that enhance our travel experiences.

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10 tips for successful camping with kids

by on May 19, 2010
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Camping with kids can be one of life’s simple pleasures.  Whether it’s in camping grounds with 5 star facilities or out in the bush with the bare essentials, camping trips have the potential to provide lifelong memories for your whole family.  Camping can be as complicated as you like, but like most things simpler often means more successful.

1. Set up in daylight

Depending on the whim of your little fellow travellers, setting up can be a breeze or a nightmare.  Best not to risk a nightmare in the dark.  Stopping earlier in the day lessens the chance of anyone being frazzled and cranky, you can see what pole goes where and if you’re setting up on an ants’ nest.  All good things. Read more