Tagged: travel

Travelling with Grandparents

Travelling with Grandparents - Zambia

When I was a child my parents instilled a love of exploring the world. I never dreamed one day my children would be travelling with their grandparents and experiencing the same love of exploration. Continue reading »

6 Marvellous Things to do in Marlborough with Kids

Things to do in Marlborough with kids

If you’ve been thinking about what to do in Marlborough while you traverse from either the North, or the South Island, our marvellous things to do in Marlborough article will seriously whet your appetite.  Continue reading »

Nostalgia Tourism – Recreating childhood holiday memories

Lake Wakatipu Queenstown-Kiwi Families

At this time of year, we’re all looking forward to some time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, to relax and re-charge and enjoy the warmer Summer weather. Find out more about nostalgia tourism, and how to recreate your own childhood holiday memories.  Continue reading »

Queenstown with Kids – Beyond the Bungee

Queenstown with Kids Beyond the Bungee Kiwi Families

Queenstown is known as a winter-wonderland and an adrenalin-junkie’s paradise, but a family holiday any time of the year – even for a non-skiing, non-adrenalin-rushing mother – is the perfect way to bond with your kids. Continue reading »

Tora Coastal Walk – a great adventure for the whole family.

Tora Coastal Walkway Wairarapa

With longer days, warmer weather and the school holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to stop hibernating with your family and start enjoying the wonders of the outdoors. What better way than to head away for a few days walking on the Tora Coastal Walk in the Wairarapa. Continue reading »

7 Things to do in Coromandel with Kids

things to do in Coromandel with kids

The forecast is for tropical cyclones, heavy rain and floods! Surely a bit of rain can’t dampen the spirits when you’re holidaying in the glorious Coromandel? Here’s 7 things to do in Coromandel with kids… even when it’s raining! Continue reading »

Become a host family – share New Zealand with the world

Host Families NZ

Learning about a new culture through hosting an international homestay can be a very rewarding experience, helping to enable people to understand other languages, food and customs. Find out all about how to become a host family and share New Zealand with the world. Continue reading »

The gift of travel this Christmas

Sri Lanka

Christmas is fast approaching, and with it, the stress of coming up with a great, original idea of what to give your offspring for their Christmas present is rising. Have you thought about the gift of travel for Christmas? Continue reading »

5 terrific things to do in Taranaki with kids

Cape Egmont Lighthouse

I must confess to not really stopping much in Taranaki. Fortunately for us, my parents bought a bach in Opunake and it’s allowed us to really start exploring this gem of a region. I’m sure we’ll provide you with 101 things to do in Taranaki over time! But let’s just start with 5 terrific things to do in Taranaki with kids.  Continue reading »

Want your kids to learn? Travel with them!


Call us selfish, but my husband and I weren’t ready to stop travelling just because we had started a family. What we’ve discovered along the way is that travelling is a fantastic learning experience. Want your kids to learn? Travel with them! Continue reading »

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