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Top 10 things to do with kids in Lorne

Top 10 Things to do in Lorne with Kids

Whether you are heading down the Great Ocean Road for a day trip, a weekend escape or a longer adventure, spending some time in Lorne is always a great idea. It’s an amazingly family friendly destination with things to see and do for kids (and grownups) of all ages. I’ve rounded up our Top 10 recommendations for activities in Lorne…

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Botanical Gardens Melbourne Autumn

Where to see the best Autumn Colours in Melbourne

Ask any Melbournian what their favourite season is, and I can guarantee most will say Autumn. We love our distinctive seasons down here in Melbourne, and as the shadows get longer and the air gets crisper, it’s the perfect opportunity to layer up, get outdoors, and enjoy the stunning displays of turning leaves in March, April and May. A Melbourne…

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Family travel guide Universal Studios Singapore - mypoppet.com.au

The Ultimate Guide to Universal Studios Singapore for Families

Universal Studios Singapore is a must visit attraction if you are travelling to Singapore with kids. As theme parks go, there’s something here for every member of the family to enjoy, no matter what age. On our most recent trip to Singapore this January, we spent a day at Universal Studios Singapore and had a great time. If you are…

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New Zealand Cruise Itinerary - mypoppet.com.au

Setting Sail on a New Zealand Cruise with the Family

I’m counting down the days to our upcoming New Zealand cruise and although I’m excited to get away, I also have mixed feelings about how this trip will pan out. You see it’s truly a family vacation. I’m setting sail with Emma and my mum and dad! We are all sharing one cabin and I don’t know if it will…

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Top 5 Free Things to do in Melbourne

Sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own city, so every once in a while, Emma and I head into town and have a little adventure. It’s easy to take the place where you live for granted, so when you need a holiday (and can’t get out of town) why not try looking at your city, or town…

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Alabama Hotel Hobart - Double room

Alabama Hotel Hobart – Boutique Accommodation on a Budget

The terms ‘Boutique Hotel’ and ‘Budget Accommodation’ don’t usually sit together in the same sentence, but on my last trip to Tasmania we stayed in a little place in Hobart that ticked both those boxes and did it well. If you are looking for Budget Accommodation in Hobart, you can’t get better, or more central than the Alabama Hotel. The…

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Glamping Pod - Luxury camping in the Yarra Valley Victoria - mypoppet.com.au

Glamping Pods – A Luxury Camping Experience in the Yarra Valley

I’m always up for a little bit of adventure with a luxurious twist, so when the team from Park Lane Holiday Parks invited Emma and me to be the first people to try out their new Glamping Pods, we jumped at the opportunity. We’d previously had a great time camping in the park’s Eco Lotus Belle glamping tents, and couldn’t…

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Villa Alea - Kerobokan Bali

Planning your next family holiday in Bali just got easier

So you’re planning a family holiday to Bali. Have you considered staying in a villa? Villas are a great accommodation option in Bali for larger families or groups, and can work out much more economical that booking multiple rooms at a hotel or resort. A Bali villa gives you the added bonus of lots more space, privacy and often a…

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Parky's Inflatable water park, Yarra Valley Victoria, Australia - mypoppet.com.au

Yarra Valley’s First Inflatable Water Park – Parky’s Healesville

Victoria’s Yarra Valley is not synonymous with aquatic activities, but that’s all about to change now that Park Lane Holiday Park in Healesville has opened its newest attraction, Parky’s Water Park. It’s an inflatable obstacle course that adventurous families will love. A great way for the kids to burn off some energy and a super fun way to cool off…

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Great Ocean Road Anglesea Travel Guide - mypoppet.com.au

Family Fun in Anglesea – Where to Stay, Eat & Play

The small seaside town of Anglesea is often overlooked by visitors road tripping down the Great Ocean Road on their way to Lorne or further afield. But with some of the best beaches in the area it’s really not to be missed. This sleepy town is a relaxing 1.5 hr drive from Melbourne making it the perfect distance for a…

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