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Deadly 60 Live | Pole to Pole with Steve Backshall | Review

 

Deadly 60 fans flocked to Her Majesty’s Theatre to see Steve Backshall regale audiences with an intimate insight into the filming of his hit TV show Deadly 60 Pole to Pole.
Every so often a TV show comes around that the whole family *love* to sit down and watch together. In our house there’s never any […]

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It’s not your usual Maccas | See What’s Special About McDonald’s Green Fields | Jan 2017

The brand new McDonald’s Green Fields (opposite Mawson Lakes) has just opened in December 2016 and it’s not your usual Maccas. It’s all grown up, with a modern and fresh new look. A little bit upmarket Nordic and a little bit fancy around the edges, with great natural light and soft lighting options.

This section near […]

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New North Adelaide Playspace | Review

[ October 15, 2016; 10:30 am; ]
New North Adelaide Playspace Review
by Susannah Marks
The new North Adelaide Playspace is situated on the corner of Bundeys Road and MacKinnon Parade.  With a mixture of open space, landscaping, nature play elements, sensory play opportunities and some shady space to sit, it was a big hit with our children (aged between 1 and 9).

It was great […]

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Harry’s Deli at Wirra Wirra, McLaren Vale | Review

Harry’s Deli at Wirra Wirra, McLaren Vale | Review
by Emma Parkinson of Adelaide Boutique Online
Coffee, wine, beer, cider, cheese, cake… these are a few of my favourite things….

After a less than relaxing drive with the kids doing a great impersonation of the Ultra Tune ad’s annoying noise in the back of the car….I discover myself […]

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Commissary Review

Commissary Review | Victoria Park | Open 12 Sep 2016

Commissary | Queen Vic Building, Rose Park
Cafe Review by Susannah Marks
I’d been hearing rumours about a new cafe that was opening up in the Queen Vic building next to Victoria Park. This morning with a few moments to spare, and with a need for my caffeine fix, I decided to pay Commissary a visit.
Commissary sits […]

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Bali for Families | Handy Tips & Info

Bali for Families
HANDY TIPS & INFO
Some handy tips and information if you are going to Bali for the first time. Things that we wish we’d known before going which might help you out.
Money
$1 Australian Dollar (AUD) is roughly equivalent to 10,000 Rupiah (Rp). Yes, you can be a millionaire in Bali. For cash we just […]

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Bali for Families | Grand Hyatt Nusa Dua | Review

If you’ve been thinking of going to Bali with kids, but not sure where to go, or planning on heading there soon, this review might help you. We’ve just returned from our first holiday in Bali (and we can’t wait to go back)! After sharing photos, I’ve had many people asking me for details, so […]

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Places to Eat | Bali for Families

Eating Out in Bali  |  for Families
One of the best things about holidays is the food, and also not having to cook! Just being able to enjoy family meals together every day is special as many families are busy and may not get to sit down and eat together at every meal at home. This […]

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Places to Go in Nusa Dua | Guide to Bali for Families

Nusa Dua – Places to Go, Things to Do
As well as all the resort pools and beaches, there are plenty of things to do in Nusa Dua. We stayed at the Grand Hyatt Bali where directly across the road is the Bali Collection Shopping Centre. It’s a large open air shopping complex (like how Harbour […]

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The Cafe – Mulia Resort Bali | Nusa Dua Bali| Review

The Cafe – The Mulia Resort Bali | The Buffet with Two Dessert Rooms
The restaurant at The Mulia Resort in Nusa Dua, Bali is one we will not forget. Every thing about this five star resort has been done on a grand scale. The lofty atrium ceiling in the entrance lobby and huge staircase bring […]

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Pirates Bay Bali | Nusa Dua | Review

Pirates Bay Bali is an outdoor cafe restaurant in Nusa Dua, with you guessed it, a pirate theme.
It’s an outdoor nature’s playground with equipment all made from timber, bamboo and ropes. There are amazing tree houses to dine in, and also a huge replica wooden pirate ship. Pirates Bay is full of tall shady trees, […]

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Waterbom Bali | The Best Water Park in Asia | Bali Guide for Families

It’s been voted as the number 1 water park in Asia on Trip Advisor, and I can totally see why. Waterbom is a must visit attraction for families in Bali. It’s a water park with plenty of waterslide rides to thrill all ages.

The first thing you’ll notice is just how beautiful it is. The waterslides […]

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My Family is Weirder Than Your Family

My Family Is Weirder than your Family: Josh Earl | Something on Saturday | Review

 
My Family is Weirder Than Your Family Review
Do you ever feel like you’re the only normal one in your family? That everyone else that shares a last name or a roof with you is just a little bit crazy? Well rest assured that Josh Earl feels your pain! 
Josh Earl, host of ABC1’s Spicks and Specks, […]

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Emily Loves to Bounce | Patch Theatre | Review

Emily Loves to Bounce | Review
The creative geniuses behind award-winning, internationally renowned Patch Theatre have once again managed to produce more brilliant theatre for children with Emily Loves to Bounce, loosely based on the book of the same name by Michael Stephen King. When Henry introduces Emily into Amy’s orderly world it becomes disrupted. However, it’s not […]

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Velo Precinct

The Velo Precinct | Spokey Dokey Indoor Play Cafe | Victoria Park | Review

The Velo Precinct Review
“On ya bike” Lycra optional at The Velo Precinct!
Am I dreaming? From where I am sitting, all three children ranging in age from five to 12 are happily playing outside, the sun is shining and the birds are singing. I am drinking a coffee, eating a glorious bowl of colourful granola, without the normal […]

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10 Family Friendly Places to Visit on a Day Trip to McLaren Vale | Winey Kids Review

 
Guest Post by Becky Hirst of Winey Kids & Mummy’s Wine Club
A family day trip to the McLaren Vale wine region
Visiting a wine region with your kids? Surely that’s no fun, right?
Wrong!
Visiting a wine region isn’t about consuming as much wine as you can. When you dig beneath the surface, visiting a wine region can be […]

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SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre | Adelaide Showgrounds | Jul 2016 | Review

SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre – Review
The Ridley Centre at the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds was the ideal venue for the SciWorld Spectacular Pop Up Science Centre. As soon as we walked in the door, the kids were off exploring the scientific stations. With over 60 hands-on interactive exhibits from the Questacon “Fascinating Science” and “Science on […]

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50SIXONE Dessert Bar

50SIXONE Dessert Bar | Hyde Park | Jul 2016 | Review

50SIXONE Dessert Bar | Review
Willy Wonka eat your heart out! No golden ticket required here! My daughter and I have just arrived at Adelaide’s newest sleek dessert cafe, 50sixone.
Yes it’s freezing in Adelaide, and yes I was just after a coffee hit; until we spotted it across the room……the OMG! Snapchat That! One of 50sixone’s ‘Insta-Famous Shakes’. What a sight […]

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The 52 Storey Treehouse Live on Stage! | Review

The 52 Storey Treehouse.
Leave your logic at the door because you certainly won’t need it for this show! The 52 Storey Treehouse written by authors Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton and adapted for stage by Richard Tulloch is full of fun, silly characters and plain nonsense, which is why it is so appealing for children (and adults)!
Terry […]

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Ballaboosta | Middle Eastern & Mediterranean “traditional soul food made with love” | Jul 2016 | Eating Out Review

Ballaboosta opened its doors just over a year ago and has been getting rave reviews ever since for its delicious Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food.
Set on a quiet stretch of Halifax Street filled with quaint cottages and pretty nature strips, Ballaboosta has become one of our favourite spots for lunch.
We like to go there after […]

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Gazillion Bubble Show | Review | July 2016

 
Review by Catherine Leo
The Gazillion Bubble Show, appearing at the Adelaide Festival Centre from 14-17 July, 2016, is at times a simple, one woman show, featuring a range of delightful tricks… and at other times a theatre-filling swarm of laser beams and literally a gazillion bubbles! You’ll be gobsmacked!
Melody Fang has been blowing bubbles for audiences […]

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Amy Gillett Bikeway | Bike Riding | Review

A country bike ride along the Amy Gillett Bikeway
The Amy Gillett bikeway is a specially built bike trail which runs from Woodside to Mount Torrens in the Adelaide Hills. The bikeway was built to honour the memory of Amy Gillett, a member of the Australian women’s cycling team.  From the tollgate (the start of the South Eastern […]

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Something On Saturday The Composer Is Dead

The Composer is Dead | Something on Saturday & Adelaide Cabaret Festival | Review

Something on Saturday | The Composer Is Dead
Review by Susannah Marks
Based on the book of the same name by Lemony Snicket, The Composer Is Dead is a musical whodunnit and a great introduction to the orchestra for kids.
The Something on Saturday program has teamed up with the Adelaide Cabaret Festival to present this production with […]

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Something On Saturday Family Gala

Family Gala 2016 | Something on Saturday & Adelaide Cabaret Festival | Review

Family Gala | Something On Saturday & Adelaide Cabaret Festival
Review by Susannah Marks
The Family Gala is new to Adelaide in 2016 and I’d say if the audience reaction was anything to go by it’ll be a regular part of the Something On Saturday season.
If you were lucky enough to get tickets to the Family Gala […]

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Winter Wonderland Ice Skating at Glenelg | Review & Tips for Families

Play & Go Review | July 2015
To give you a bit of an idea about Winter Wonderland 2016, read our Review from 2015 here:
The big white marquee in Moseley Square – Adelaide’s own Winter Wonderland by the beach – is back again in 2015 and as promised, it is bigger and better. Inside the atmosphere […]

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