Family Travels

Family Travels

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Six budget family holiday ideas for the Easter school break

School holidays are almost upon us, and if you’ve been putting off the thought of entertaining the kids for two weeks (and how much it’s going to cost) you’re probably not alone.

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North Dakota: Rough riders, musicals, buffalo and badlands ,

When I asked my teenage daughter what she wanted to see most of all on her trip to the U.S. I expected her to say Hollywood or Disneyland. But no – her answer was Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

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Red Centre adventures at Uluru ,

Uluru is one of the most recognisable Australian landmarks. Ask anyone. Which is why, during peak season (mid-winter) thousands of people visit the Red Centre from all over the world

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Seven ways to enjoy Heron Island

Heron Island is one of my favourite Australian island retreats. There are many reasons to visit – in fact I keep finding more, but here are seven, which is hopefully enough to entice you to this beautiful little drop in the ocean.

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Fiji’s Malolo Island Resort gets a five-star makover

Fiji’s Malolo Island Resort reopened recently having completed extensive renovations after cyclone damage closed the resort for eight months last year.

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Singapore’s Changi Airport: turning a stopover into a mini-break.

Do you remember the Tom Hanks movie, The Terminal, about a poor Eastern European immigrant who finds himself stranded in JFK and ends up living there?

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Catalina Island, where leopard sharks mosey and buffalo roam

California’s Anaheim Orange County is of course more famous for Disneyland and well, The OC. But did you know you could see wild buffalo on a small island off the coast of Anaheim? Or blue whales, leopard sharks, seals and bat rays? Neither did we.

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Fiji on three different budgets

There are many different holidays to be had in Fiji – it really is a crowd pleaser. Depending on your budget and your inclination you can opt for anything from sharing an island with a couple of hundred 18-35-year old party animals, to having an entire island to yourself.

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A Kids guide to the Klondike

The Yukon, North of Ordinary as they like to call it, is actually north of British Columbia and east of Alaska, stretching all the way up to the Arctic Sea.

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Best Days Out for Kids: Summertime in Canada’s British Columbia

Most Aussies know British Columbia best as an (awesome) skiing destination, but Canada in the summertime is a beautiful thing – especially for a family holiday. Here’s the kids’ pick of the best things to do in British Columbia in summer.

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