How to See the Highlights of Darwin Australia in a Day

Radiance of the Seas as seen from the Bicentennial Park in Darwin Australia

As the Radiance of the Seas pulled into the port of Darwin, I really didn’t know what to expect from this tropical capital of the Northern Territories. The ship offered options like a boat tour to see jumping crocodiles, a discovery of the untamed countryside of Litchfield Park, an interactive eco-adventure tour, as well as […]

7 Types of Tours and Guidelines for Organizing Each of These

Private Guide

{This is a sponsored post written by Private Guide.} Not every traveler would accept with pleasure an invitation to wander around the city for hours. There’s no sense in persuading or making him change his mind: there are also other tours to do instead of sightseeing ones. Someone is happy to go to the mountains […]

Mozzies, Spiders and Ants – Time for a Mortein Giveaway!

Fly almost too beautiful to spray with Mortein

I remember the moment. We had just returned from our restful camping trip to Waipu Cove, I was applying Heal Me to several itchy mosquito bites when I heard the ping of incoming email.  Just before touching the keys, I noticed him . . . a white tail spider, the only thing that scares me […]

Giveaway: Clean Me, Guard Me, Heal Me – My Travel Essentials

Girls hiking in Shakespear Park, Auckland New Zealand

Hidden in the bush behind our house is a small fairy garden.  I don’t go there, because alongside the fairies (which I have never seen) are mosquitoes.  I don’t like mosquitoes.  More to the point, I don’t like their bite. So, when I was asked to try out Guard Me, an all natural bug repellent […]

Traveling on a Budget – How We Save on Airfare and Lodging

Traveling on a Budget

Like most families traveling on a budget, we are often asked: Did you win the lottery? Are you printing money in your attic? Do you have a budget? How can you afford to travel so much? What is your secret? Here are the short answers: I don’t play the lottery. I don’t have an attic. […]

Invisible Shoes Giveaway – Perfect Travel Companion for our Feet

3 pair of invisible shoes

I think we just found the perfect shoes.  My criteria for perfection has changed over the years, yet Invisible Shoes® meets them all, and not just for me, for they are perfect for my teen and tween too: As a woman I desire attractive shoes As a Kiwi (person living in New Zealand) I want […]