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Top 10 Things To Do With Kids In Holland

When you think of the Netherlands it’s usually cheese, clogs and windmills that spring to mind. Holland is less often associated with its family friendly activities, attractions and accommodations. There is so much to do in the Netherlands with kids that we often overlook it as a holiday destination. From theme parks to marine parks, […]

Top Things To Do With Kids In London

Going to London, England? We just spent a week-and-a-half in London and loved every minute! For us, it was the lead up to Christmas, so it was the season for festivities, Christmas Markets, English humour, street decorations, silly Christmas jumpers, and shopping! But between all that, we managed to see and do a lot. TIP: […]

Serbia Newspaper Kids Article

Exploramum and Explorason are featured in the Kid’s section of a major Serbia Newspaper. So here is one for all our Serbian friends to read. Come along on our journey with us – even if it is just in print !!!!!

George Town Graffiti is Gorgeous

We have just spent 10 glorious days in Batu Ferringi on the island of Penang in Malaysia. ( You can read about our time here.) Once an island only known for its Betel trees (because the Betel tree fruit, the Areca nut, from where the island is ‘legend’ to have first got its name) so we are told […]

Perfect Relaxation in Penang Malaysia

We’ve just spent the best part of ten hours on buses coming from Melaka to Penang. Not one bus, but three buses! And not just driving, there seemed to be long waits where we sat for what seemed forever. On a positive note, the buses improved with each swap, with the last bus being executive plush […]

Visiting The UNESCO City Melaka Malaysia

We have just had the most incredible time in Singapore.  We have been here writing the Top Ten Things to Do for Kids, and finished off with a great stay at the iconic Raffles Hotel. We wake to a rather smoggy day and the air is thick from the fires and burn-off of Indonesian fields. […]

Top Ten Things To Do For Kids In Singapore

Singapore is amazing and is an ideal location for families.  From little toddlers to teenage kids, you’ll find Singapore jam-packed with exciting activities that will keep your kids off their phones and technology, and out of the hotel room exploring this amazing city. We first booked only four nights here in Singapore, but soon found we […]

American Express Lounge Sydney Airport

Arriving at the airport Flying out of Sydney International Airport has never been easier, or more enjoyable. It is time for us to start our fifth year of international travel, and we find ourselves back where we first began, leaving Australia from Sydney International Airport once more. We’ve checked in at the Scoot Airlines counter […]

Returning To Australia And Departing Again

Leaving Adelaide It all began when on 11th August 2012, Explorason and I waved goodbye to our family in Adelaide Australia, as we set off on an amazing travel adventure with Sydney as our first stop. We had no idea how long this adventure would last, or where it was going to take us at […]

Top Family Things to Do in Sydney Australia

The modern way of living often leads to stress, distressed feelings, overwork, and sheer lack of time to relax and pamper yourself. The best solution is a vacation. If you look at a luxury travel, Sydney is a good choice. It’s the capital of NSW (New South Wales, Australia). Even though it’s the most crowded […]

Top 10 Family Friendly Luxury Hotels in Sydney

Sydney is a fantastic place for families, with many things to do including: zoos,  aquariums, beaches, parks, and plenty of open space for kids to burn off that endless energy.  There are interactive museums, whale watching, an indoor skydiving facility, and an amusement park to name but a few.  Or stroll around The Rocks, or […]

Top 3 towns to visit in Armenia

Top 3 towns to visit in Armenia One of the oldest civilisations in the world, Armenia is of great value due to its ancient history and traditions. It is almost impossible to learn all its mysteries, and explore all its sights in a short time. You should start planning the trip to Armenia beforehand, and […]

Darling Harbour Sydney For Families

Darling Harbour is a fabulous area that set on the water’s edge of Sydney, Australia. I know it is ‘fabulous’. Why?  Because twelve years ago I lived right here! In fact, Explorason was a bump in my tummy when we left Sydney to move to Adelaide. And we lived in an apartment right behind here I […]

Fiji – land of Festivals

Fiji – land of Festivals As we set off to explore the land we are informed there is a huge parade and Hibiscus Festival in Suva, and so our plans are promptly changed. We set off to catch a minivan to Suva – about 1 hour away through the windy hills. He is a cautious […]