Sea World, Movie World & Dreamworld in just 1.5 days!

We were very lucky to be invited to review all three of the big theme parks on our recent Gold Coast holiday – Sea World, Dreamworld and Movie World. The only problem was, we didn’t have all that much free time. So which theme park should we pick? The kids and I discussed it, and we all agreed – we should somehow squeeze in all […]

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Let’s Go Mum reviews… Movie World!

We had such fun at Warner Bros. Movie World on our recent Gold Coast theme park trip! Only a twenty minute drive from our Gold Coast hotel (you can read our Jupiters Hotel review here), Movie World is clearly sign-posted from the Pacific Motorway, and it’s a breeze to park. Although we strategically (ha ha) went […]

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Let’s Go Mum reviews… Dreamworld in half a day

Dreamworld’s motto is simple – “Happiness” They certainly got that right! We were very excited to be invited to review Dreamworld on our recent trip to the Gold Coast. We’d already heard that Dreamworld was Australia’s most popular theme park, and so were expecting big things – we weren’t to be disappointed! The drive to Dreamworld from our Broadbeach […]

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Let’s Go Mum reviews… Jupiters Hotel, Gold Coast!

I always choose the hotels we stay in very carefully, and our latest trip to the Gold Coast was no exception. Over the years I’ve stayed in some really great hotels – and the odd awful one – but Jupiters Hotel & Casino has become our brand-new favourite! It’s a great place to stay, especially if you have kids! […]

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Let’s Go Mum reviews… Coolangatta discount car hire!

On our recent fun park trip to the Gold Coast I decided that a hire car would be the best choice for our holiday transport needs. Unfortunately, I also fell for the oldest “cheap rent a car” con in the book… A hire car is great to pick up and go wherever – airport transfers, theme […]

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Let’s Go Mum reviews… Disney On Ice!

Disney on Ice is fast-becoming a family tradition for us – our first show was last year, and everyone had such fun, not going again this year was quite out of the question! Lucky for us we had been invited to the show and after-party, however we certainly would have gone to see the show […]

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Closed – 1 of 4 family passes to the NEW Thomas & Friends movie!

Win 1 of 4 family passes to see the new Thomas & Friends™ Tale of The Brave movie! Would you like to win a family pass to the new Thomas the Tank Engine Thomas & Friends™ Tale of The Brave movie? In a spectacular adventure, Tale of The Brave showcases the engines on a dramatic journey as […]

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School holiday idea – Skating in the City review

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Part of the fun of having kids is the chance to revisit childhood activities when the kids eventually grow old enough to actually do fun stuff – bring on the ice skating! Open-air winter ice skating rinks bring the fun family sport of ice skating right to you. Head on in to the Canberra city centre of Civic, and you can […]

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School holiday ideas – Madame Tussauds, Sydney

This week I took my single parent family to Madame Tussauds, Sydney… The last time we were at Darling Harbour we visited the Sydney Aquarium and I had tried to talk the kids into visiting Madame Tussauds wax museum too, but they were just not interested. At the time, I thought it was pointless to waste […]

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