The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga in Sydney.

Tiger exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek

The Tiger Exhibit at Taronga – The Tiger Trek The Sumatran Tiger Exhibit at Taronga is world class. We visited last week and we’re just blown away. It’s far better than you can imagine given what Taronga’s other exhibits are like.    Both mom and kids were completely taken aback. Completely.    This post covers […]

Chinaman’s Beach, Mosman

Chinaman’s Beach, Mosman Mosman has got it’s fair share of gorgeous beaches – Balmoral Beach / Clifton Gardens but this beach is so far my favourite in the area. Quietly tucked away and generally empty this is such a gorgeous place and it’s perfect for kids.      Where is Chinamans Beach Location and Address  […]

A guide to picnics in Sydney - how about a picnic at Little Manly Point

Little Manly Point – Perfect for a Picnic

Little Manly Point Picnic  We’ve spent a lot of time in the Little Manly Point area but generally to go to the beach.  On this particular day, we’d been for a walk around North Head, doing the Fairfax walk and needed somewhere to sit down to enjoy our picnic. Even on its own, a picnic […]

Little Manly Beach, Manly 

  Little Manly Quite possibly the best family beach in Sydney   Prior to our last visit a couple of days ago Shelly Beach, just around the corner and Palm Beach, further up north, held my vote as top two Beaches for our family but this last weekend Little Manly came to the party! Little […]

Sydney Coastal Walks

Dee Why Coastal Walk – along the cliffs with Kids

Dee Why Coastal Walk – along the cliffs with Kids The Dee Why Coastal Walk is beautiful. It’s really unassuming, almost hidden. It’s just a lovely nature walk.  My husband discovered the Dee Why Coastal Walk when out running one day. He then bravely took the kids for a walk, by himself. Upon seeing the […]

Taking the Ferry to Watsons Bay – A Sydney Must

The Ferry to Watsons Bay  If you’re visiting Sydney for more than two days, you have to take a ferry from the City or Manly to Watson’s Bay. If you live in Sydney and you haven’t done the ferry to Watsons Bay yet you are crazy.   It is one of those iconic trips that […]

Sydney Wild Life Zoo – I’m not a fan

Sydney Wild Life in Darling Harbour, I’m not a fan   I’m not a fan of zoos, circuses with live animals or any form of animals in captivity or exploitation. There are exceptions though. We do visit places that have taken animals in for conservation purposes. Either to protect the species or protect a particular […]

The Beach Shed, Dee Why

The Beach Shed – Right on Dee Why Beach The Beach Shed is our local happy place.   It’s such a relaxed place with the best view and great coffee and food. I don’t think any overseas visitor has stayed with us without having a least one trip to the Beach Shed.    I really love […]

The Powerhouse Museum with Kids

The Powerhouse Museum with Young Kids   The Powerhouse Museum is a strange combination of exhibits and displays. It’s taken me a while to work out what the “ethos” of the Museum is. It has a bit of transport to it, then some space and then the high energy Wiggles Display.    If you’ve enjoyed […]

the new Hallstrom Park and Cycleway in Willoughby

The New Hallstrom Park Playground in Willoughby

The New and Much Improved Hallstrom Park Playground and Cycleway, Willoughby Hallstrom Park in Willoughby is fantastic The New Hallstrom Park Playground has three draw cards, a playground, pram friendly walking areas and the bike path.   Since I wrote my first post on Hallstrom Park the playground has undergone a major renovation and it’s […]