Travel

  • July 8th

    WILD COAST TENTED LODGE

    Six hours drive from Colombo, to the South Eastern point of Sri Lanka, you will find Wild Coast Tented Lodge, a Mr & Mrs Smith gem. A drive that takes you though...

  • June 28th

    AMANGALLA | SRI LANKA

    We landed in Sri Lanka for the very first time. That exciting feeling when you first land somewhere completely new was making us all feel a little giddy. That was, until ...

  • June 21st

    THE SLOW LIFE | SONEVA FUSHI

    When it comes to family travel, Soneva Fushi would have to be at the top of the list. A jungle island in the Maldives, this back-to-nature luxury holiday destination is...

  • May 24th

    WE BOUGHT A ZOO

    ZOOFARI LODGE | WESTERN PLAINS ZOO In an utopian world, there would be no zoos. But we don’t live in utopia. We live in a world where poaching and habitat destruction...

  • May 17th

    SHERWOOD HOTEL

    Tucked away on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, in Queenstown, New Zealand you will find the Sherwood. The official description, I guess, would be to call it a hotel but...

  • April 15th

    THE SNOW FARM, NZ

    If you have listened to our recently launched audio travel notes on the family radio (go on, have a listen), you will have heard me chatting about Lake Wanaka, New...

  • March 21st

    WANAKA WONDERLAND

    In the lead up to our first audio travel guide, The CATGK family travel notes, we head to the stunning region of Wanaka in New Zealand to share a couple of our...

  • February 13th

    AZUR | A LOVER’S GETAWAY

    If sitting in a steaming hot tub drinking red wine while watching the snow fall practically at your fingertips feels a little loved up to you then I suggest you read on...

  • October 26, 2017

    MOTORCYCLE DIARIES

    My intro here is simple. Friend, photographer and art curator Matt Rabbidge (also hubby to the delectable @followthevista) went on a motorcycle road trip through remote ...

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    September 19, 2017

    THE YAMBA FAMILY TRAVEL ITINERARY

    So I guess the secret is out (wasn't really a secret), a small surf and fishing village tucked away on the North Coast of New South Wales. A holiday destination that...

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    June 20, 2017

    MALIBU PIER

    Often overlooked on the family holiday itinerary by tourists thanks to the likes of Santa Monica and Venice Beach, Malibu offers something unique and culturally iconic...

  • February 9, 2017

    DUNTON RIVER CAMP

    Dunton River Camp + Dunton Hot Springs | Colorado Unlike most guests we were arriving with an addition, a very big addition in the way of a 28ft rig called an Airstream. ...

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  • January 24, 2017

    SURFRIDER | MALIBU

    Malibu Beach Guide As far as beaches go Malibu is probably one of the world’s most famous. Yet to those who haven’t been there it can be a little confusing. &...

  • Amangiri Resort
    January 16, 2017

    DESERT WANDERINGS

    It felt like we were the only ones here. From our room we could see nothing but sweeping desert as far as the eye could see. From sunrise to sunset the colours change...

  • January 12, 2017

    AMANGIRI | THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST

    If you weren't looking for Amangiri there's a good chance you wouldn't find it. Perhaps it was just a mirage that I had seen in pictures on the Mr & Mrs Smith...

  • Topanga Canyon
    December 7, 2016

    TOPANGA LOVE

    There’s something about Topanga Canyon. Nestled back from the iconic Malibu stretch of blue it has a feeling about it I can’t...

  • December 1, 2016

    WESTERN MONTANA | PART THREE

    A Western Romantic Nothing like a babbling brook, dappled sun and a field full of daisy’s to inspire our romantic notion of family life in Western...

  • The Ranch at Rock Creek, Montana USA
    November 20, 2016

    WESTERN MONTANA – PART TWO

    The Ranch At Rock Creek Family Travel Notes Remember in the movie Dirty Dancing Baby and her family went on vacation to the affluent resort Kellerman’s in the Catskill ...

  • The Ranch at Rock Creek
    November 9, 2016

    WESTERN MONTANA – PART ONE

    The Ranch At Rock Creek To say we had never experienced family time like this is an understatement. My fascination with the Wild West and ranch life had put The Ranch at ...

  • CATGK x Airstream SEDONA
    August 16, 2016

    DAY THREE + FOUR || SEDONA

    CATGK x Airstream Such an unexpected surprise. People had said Sedona was beautiful but no one had prepared us for just how beautiful. I cannot recommend enough making...

  • DAY TWO JOSHUA TREE
    August 13, 2016

    DAY TWO || JOSHUA TREE

    CATGK x Airstream Two days in and so far so good. We were starting to get the hang of towing the Airstream. We soon realised missing a turn was a real big no no and...

  • DAY ONE AIRSTREAM ADVENTURE
    August 12, 2016

    DAY ONE || OUR AIRSTREAM ADVENTURE

    If you have tuned in thanks for coming along on our Airstream Road Trip. Most nights I am going to try and write a little review of the day/night. Sometimes we will be...

  • May 12, 2016

    MYKONOS SANS KIDS

    CATGK | Travel Style Guide If your crazy busy (code for Netflix) or just can’t be bothered researching your next sojourn then my travel notes are going to be your...

  • February 27, 2015

    MORE FAMOUS THAN LADY LIBERTY

    THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE This is all came about because of Sarah Jessica Parker. That Harpers Bazaar cover of her running across Brooklyn Bridge wearing THAT Chanel dress was ...