Category Archives: Family Outings

Grounded in Guilin 

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Guilin’s centre is filled with leafy boulevards and reminded me somewhat of Shanghai’s French Concession area, however that’s where the comparison ends. The multitude of karst hills that rise throughout Guilin city centre is unique, creating a stunning setting. A … Continue reading

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Basking in Beihai 

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Beihai 北海, is located at the southern end of Guangxi. It officially became an international tourist spot in 1982 i.e. the Chinese opened it up to foreign tourists, although you wouldn’t know it! Researching this place to decide where to … Continue reading

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Shanghai Disneyland – fun with crowds

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Today we visited Disney’s biggest international park. The reason I decided to go to this one and not wait till Hong Kong is because they have many more rides than Hong Kong Disneyland, especially for older kids. I had found … Continue reading

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Xi’an is a large city and capital of Shaanxi Province in central China.Visiting the Terracotta Warriors Museum was the main reason for our trip to Xian. Our first venture into town started with a visit to the bell and drum … Continue reading

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Easter in Gippsland 

We realised recently that we haven’t been away for a Easter break since 1998, pre kids. We were scarred by the fact it seems to rain every Easter and ’98 was the year of the glamping disaster, but that’s another … Continue reading

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Aah memories

Does anyone else have a spot where everyone dives out of the car to revisit the first photo opportunity? Our trip to Sydney this weekend afforded us that moment – the first photo was shot in 2004, 12 years ago! … Continue reading

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Doing the tourist thing in Sydney

With quite a few birthdays to celebrate, we decided to head up to Sydney for the weekend so we could celebrate them all together. It’s been 2 years since we have visited Sydney as a family, so thought it might … Continue reading

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