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Cinti & Emma hit the skies…

Cinti & Emma hit the skies…

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Wow, what a long trip it’s been to get to Argentina. I don’t think mum realised what she was getting into when she suggested this ‘holiday’. It all started with a 2.30am wake up to catch a 6am flight. First stop Auckland NZ. The Qantas flight was great, Emma got her own little breakfast tray and a window seat with…

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Emma Stylin’ – Stripes Ahoy!

Emma Stylin’ – Stripes Ahoy!

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Yes I know I’m half way around the world at the moment, but I just had to share these beautiful photos of Emma modeling her new stripey top. The sunshine in Melbourne last week was just too gorgeous to waste, so I thought a trip to the seaside would fit the nautical attire perfectly. Emma had been hassling me for…

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Cinti’s Top Travel Tips…

Cinti’s Top Travel Tips…

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As I’m busily packing today, I thought it would be fun to share some of my travel hints. It is not an exhaustive list and some are quite obvious but here is what I know: (I’ve added some Japan specific tips towards the end) Planning your trip: – Make sure you know in advance any visa/documentation requirements you need to…

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Marimekko e-Mook

Marimekko e-Mook

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I almost forgot to tell you about one of my last book purchases in Tokyo. It’s a Marimekko e-Mook. An e-Mook is all the rage in Japan apparently, a cross between a magazine and a book, with the kicker being a premium gift all for around $15. There were a heap of fashion labels doing them with some worthwhile gifts,…

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I ♥ Japanese Bookshops

I ♥ Japanese Bookshops

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I came back with only a handful of books from my trip to Japan, not because they were expensive or the choice was poor, on the contrary. The selection and prices were amazingly good, but unfortunately books are heavy, so I had to control myself. Our hotel was next door to a massive bookshop, so I spent plenty of time…

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Flea Market Finds ♥ Camberwell market ♥

Flea Market Finds ♥ Camberwell market ♥

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‘Twas a beautifully sunny today, perfect for a bit of flea market fun. Camberwell market was our destination of choice, along with the rest of Melbourne it seemed. Ran into my pals Nat and Estelle who had stalls selling some pretty nice vintage wares, Emma just wanted doughnuts and Mr Man was in charge of toddler wrangling. I wasn’t looking…

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Can you afford to travel with Kids?

Can you afford to travel with Kids?

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Now if you read my post the other day ‘37 countries in 37 years‘ you’d probably 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 opposite may be possible. It all depends on…

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37 countries in 37 years…

37 countries in 37 years…

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I was just reading Melissa’s blog One Crafty Mamma*, and her post on her Top 10 Holiday Destinations caught my attention. Why, because with the exception of 2 of the destinations I’d experienced 8 out of 10 of her choices. (Sorry, not trying to be a show off) (*One Crafty Mamma is a sponsor this month, but I’ve read her…

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