New York City, the "Big Apple" or the "City that never sleeps" whatever you like to call New York City, it sure is anything but boring! Situated on one of the world's largest natural harbors New York City consists of five boroughs, each of which is a separate county of New York State. The five boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island – were consolidated into a single city in 1898. New York is the most densely populated major city in the United States. As many as 800 languages are spoken in New York, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world and... Read More
American people are beyond proud of Yosemite.    ... by Josh Squire And so they should be. Yosemite was the first ever national park in the world alongside Yellowstone, and in my humble opinion, it is one of the very best. The nearest regional airport is a couple hours flight from Los Angelos or San Francisco, however its really simple to road trip it, just eight hours travel time from LA or 4 from San Francisco by train or vehicle.  Yosemite National Park is a breeze to visit.   When we arrived at Yosemite in the evening (we had spent the morning exploring LA), we couldn’t believe our eyes.... Read More
Summer is calling and whether your preference is sun, sand, sea or surf, Lake Macquarie is the perfect destination to plan your summer retreat. From amazing family friendly beaches, sea caves, isolated inlets and rock pools through to surf breaks, snorkelling spots, diving locations and kayaking routes, Lake Macquarie’s 30kms of unspoilt coastline is a water lover’s utopia. The district boasts a raft of beautiful beaches, many of which are patrolled during the summer months. Top picks include: Blacksmiths Beach – one of the area’s top swimming beaches protected by a break wall, plus with... Read More
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I recently had the pleasure of a road trip in regional Victoria and visited the beautiful North East Area. Towns such as Rutherglen, Benalla, Wangaratta, Glenrowan, Bright, Beechworth, Milawa and Eildon where high on our travel wishlist!  I was working in the region but decided to extend my stay and play tourist. I travel alot, mainly internationally, so I was quite excited about exploring some of our own beautiful backyard, Australia. I certainly was not disappointed! One of the first things I discovered was how easy this region is to access. I picked up a rental car at Melbourne airport and... Read More
Hit the road with the whole clan, a road trip is always an unforgettable adventure. Create family memories and explore the great nation of Australia with our suggested holiday itineraries. There’s no better way to experience a country than by hitting the road. The freedom to set your own itinerary, pull over when the whim takes you and choose the path less travelled is invaluable, and even more so when you have curious young ones in the backseat. Australia’s many miles of open road are prime for a driving odyssey: long, straight Outback highways, stunning coastal routes and urban streets.... Read More
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KIDS CRUISE FREE on MSC cruises in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean.. PLUS generous discounts for teens! here at BYOkids we can offer up to 9 months interest free payment plans too!. So download a digital copy of the brochure at this link and check out their many itineraries and then call our cruise team 1300 296 543 or enquire online and well check availability and pricing for your preferred sailing and arrange everything for you! We can also arrange your flights to meet the ship and pre or post touring or accommodation!
If you’re planning a trip to Perth with kids, you’ll be pleased to know there is tons of stuff to do – while the beaches are an obvious draw (Cottesloe, Scarborough, City Beach and Bathers Beach down in Fremantle being great family friendly choices in the metro area), there are plenty of other things to see and do with your pint sized sidekicks. Perth CBD As well as shopping (there is often something on in the Perth City shopping Mall area –especially in the school holidays), there are loads of cultural and back to nature sights to see and things to experience. Make sure you check out: 1.... Read More
I recently visited this Fijian resort to check it out and ensure that it was family friendly.  Its not a big flash resort quite the opposite, its quiet and tucked away far from the crowds.  Its bures are basic but are nestled underneath palms and they face a quiet safe swimming beach thats perfect for kids.  Hammocks swing from the palms and banana lounges and beach umbrellas line the shore.  Beach massage is available for a small cost on the beach where you can enjoy the breeze.  There are a couple of dining options at the resort or Nadi or Denarau marina are a short taxi ride away, or hire... Read More