1:00am Shannon Fraser waded through a crocodile-infested river and consumed nothing but dirty creek water during a 17-day ordeal lost in rugged bushland.
1:17pm Forget lounging by the pool, here are some of the best activities you can do on a cruise.
Rachel Clun These days cruise ships aren't merely vessels to take you to and from exotic port locations, and in fact modern liners have a range of crazy and fun activities for kids and parents alike that can be done onboard.
Kylie Orr If your planning an escape to the sunny Gold Coast with the kids and Dreamworld is on your list then here are eight tips for getting the most out of the theme park.
Linda Anderson The thought of spending 24 hours trapped on a plane with a small child or three is enough to turn many parents off travelling with kids but it doesn't have to with these top 10 survival tips.
Catherine Rodie There is one very compelling reason for families to start a bucket list and here is how you do it.
Daniel Scott Here are 10 things to keep dad happy when planning your next family holiday.
You've heard of The Big Banana, and the Big Pineapple? Here are a few more of the famous and not so famous big things around Australia. Happy Travels.
The key to flying with children is distraction. And that's exactly where airlines are getting it wrong.
Sure, Fiji and Bali are popular, but Australia has a wealth of wonders on its doorstep. Here are a few of the best.
Jo Hartley Why more families are packing up their kids and travelling the globe for a gap year abroad or on the road.
Max Knoblauch Former Disney princess reveals what it is really like to work at the happiest place on earth.
In her photo series, titled 'Summertime', Polish photographer and mother, Izabela Urbaniak captures beautifully what it was like for her family to spend a summer in the countryside without technology. "These pictures represent summer without computers and TVs - only idyllic nature and playing children," she wrote on Bored Panda. To view more of Urbaniak's work visit her website.
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Annie Dang Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.
Tracey Spicer A bumper sticker I once saw sums it up perfectly: 'Adventure before dementia.'
Paul Chai Its brutal past cannot be denied, but a transforming Cambodia can be a magical place for kids.
New York police have begun handing out fliers to tourists in Times Square telling them that tipping the costumed superheroes and children's characters who pose for photographs is optional, and to call the 911 emergency number if they have complaints.
Latika Bourke, Megan Levy Prime Minister Tony Abbott has condemned the shocking image believed to show a Sydney boy holding a decapitated head in Syria, saying that it shows the “barbaric” nature of the terrorist organisation the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant.
After 10 years apart, an Indonesian girl swept away in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been reunited with her parents who believed she was dead, says her mother.
Brooke Lumsden When Brooke Lumsden and her family arrived in Aulani, Disney’s island paradise on Oahu’s west coast, they found an island paradise that was far from tainted by the famous mouse.
Broome, WA offers the kind of family holiday adventures children of all ages will never forget, writes Lynne Whiley.
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Sally Webb Want to introduce the joy and wonder of travel to your kids? A bit of planning can take the stress and tears out of travelling with children, writes Sally Webb.
Lucy Cormack Anthony Maslin and Marite Norris have released a statement addressed to "the Ukraine, the politicians, the media, our friends and family."
No matter the cultural background, children playing is a universal image. Here's 20 beautiful pictures of children playing around the world .
Tracey Spicer Families can be hit hard with travel related scams because (a) we travel in a group and (b) we're restricted to certain times of year. So a scam can leave us out of pocket, with no holiday and no hope of rescheduling.
Sheriden Rhodes Rolling green hills, the early morning crow of a zealous rooster, fresh country air and the thrill of collecting freshly laid eggs are part and parcel of the farm stay experience.
Kerri Sackville - Essential Kids Between school pick-ups and after school activities, play dates and parties, you can spend hours each week just sitting in your parked vehicle waiting for your offspring.
Andie Fox At least once a year, I pack up my two children and we drive away from my job and the house. We stay somewhere cheap and peaceful, in the company of other mothers and their children.
Jo Hartley Travelling with kids is never quite as relaxing as it is without them but could you leave them at home or would the guilt be too much?
Bianca Wordley Bianca Wordley shares the lessons she learnt from travelling overseas with her husband and three young children.