Importance Of Wildlife Conservation: Taronga Western Plains Zoo

Travel With Meraki- Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo Australia

Find out how Taronga Zoo, Dubbo is sharing the importance of wildlife conservation and helping endangered species.   There is a lot of talk about responsible tourism these days and one of the most controversial areas is around animal conservation and tourist destinations like zoos. Recently, we took our three children to Taronga Western Plains … Read More

How to Use Social Media As A Vacation Planner

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Create the perfect trip itinerary by using social media as a vacation planner. Planning an adventure is one of my favorite past times. I’ve even been known to plan my journey for trips I may actually never get to take. Other than flicking through amazing books like Lonely Planet’s collections, social media is one of … Read More

Zoofari Lodge: A Luxury African Savannah Adventure in Australia

Travel With Meraki- Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo Australia Savannah Views at Zoofari Lodge

Taronga Western Plains Zoo accommodation, Zoofari lodge lets you get up close to the African Savannah without leaving Australia.    Zoofari Lodge at Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo is luxury accommodation with a twist. Watching the sun break in a splash of pink while seeing giraffes casually stride past. Having the hairs stand up on … Read More

Family Travel, the Truth.

Travel with kids - Arctic Circle - Rovaniemi - Lapland - Finland

Find the truth behind family travel and flying with a toddler. It won’t be easy, but travel with kids may just be your most rewarding adventure yet.    This is not an article on how to make travel with children easy. Travel with children is not easy. There’s no magical item to stash in the … Read More

6 Easy Ways to Make Your Big Sur Road Trip Amazing

Mist on Highway 1, Big Sur, California, USA

Heading out on a Big Sur Road Trip? Follow these easy travel tips before visiting Big Sur to make your trip one to remember.    The Big Sur drive is much more than a location you will find on a map. This awe-inspiring stretch of coastal road in California, USA is about beauty, journeys and … Read More

Exploring Fernleigh Track

Fernleigh Track. Bike track NSW, Australia

Discover why you need to cycle along Fernleigh Track next time you visit Lake Macquarie and Newcastle.    Ever since I spotted a magical image of the Fernleigh Tunnel on Instagram, Fernleigh Track has been on our must-do list. Fernleigh Track   A place with a past The Fernleigh Track is a shared pathway created … Read More

Making a splash at Somersby Falls

Travel With Meraki - Somersby Falls - Central Coast - NSW - Australia

Discover the beautiful Somersby Falls, Central Coast.  One of our favourite waterfalls in Australia.   Bellbirds whoop and you feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of coast life as soon as you enter the cool, lush rainforest that is home to Somersby waterfalls.  Located in Somersby, Australia it is a beautiful … Read More

What photography can teach you about life.

Could taking photos be the secret to finding happiness? Here are some simple life lessons learned from photography.     I’m guessing that over your life you have taken a lot of photographs. I’ve been taking photos for many years. Ever since I got a free Kit Kat camera at the age of 7. It’s only … Read More

5 Ways to Satisfy your Wanderlust Right Now!

From being a tourist in your own town to setting yourself a fun challenge, there are so many ways you can satisfy your wanderlust without leaving home.    I have itchy feet…constantly. The reality though, is that I probably wouldn’t like to travel all the time. I love following families who have amazing lives of … Read More