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How to Afford your Dream Family Holiday - 5 Tips for planning and booking a vacation - mypoppet.com.au

How to Afford your Dream Family Holiday

Every time an ad for Disneyland comes on the telly, Emma turns to me and says, “let’s go mum!”, if only it was that easy. One day we’ll get to LA, but it’s not on the cards just yet. As a family we love to travel and explore the world. I was so lucky that as a child, my parents…

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travel planning with kids

How To Involve Your Kids In Travel Planning

Half the fun of holidays is the planning stage – choosing where to go and planning what to do. This is the stage when anything is still possible, and you can spend hours dreaming of what you want your holiday to look like. Guest post by Natalie from Mamma Loves Travel Involving your children in the process of planning a…

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Telstra AIr Melbourne CBD wifi hotspot

Lighting up the Night Sky

“Brought to you by Nuffnang and Telstra” If you are in the Melbourne CBD this weekend you’ll notice the city has gotten just a little bit brighter. Telstra phone booths all over town are shining beams of light up into the night sky to celebrate the launch of Telstra Air, a new service that transforms the humble public phone into…

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Tips for travelling on the London Tube My Poppet LIVING

Top Tips for Travelling the London Tube

One of my favourite things about London is it’s iconic underground train network known as The Tube. Even though regular commuters may complain about over crowding during peak times or occasional cancellations, it’s really one of the most efficient public transport systems in the world moving over 1.2 billion (with a b) passengers a year. Although London’s buses are my…

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A traveller's guide to japanese toilets

A Traveller’s Guide to Japanese Toilets

Travelling is awesome, all the big stuff like, trying different food, seeing the sights, trying to communicate with the locals, it’s challenging and makes life feel like an adventure. But sometimes it’s the little things that you normally take for granted, that really make you realise that you are far from home. Take the humble toilet for example, we’ve all…

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Can you afford to travel with kids?

Can you afford to travel with Kids?

I’ve been lucky enough to travel to over 38 countries in my lifetime, a lot of it when I was a kid. You may think I was the child of a diplomat or came from a wealthy family, both untrue. I wanted to clarify these points because I think many people/families believe traveling overseas is beyond their budget when the…

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