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Why Turning 40 Is Awesome!

I have some exciting news – I’m turning 40 later this month! While I see so many of my friends shy away from giving a figure or mentioning it with some negative connotation or saying they are turning 21 again, I wonder why. Do they really hate turning 40?

That Time I Broke My Knee In Thailand

So, what happens when things go wrong on holiday? If I added up all the time I’ve spent travelling, I’ve spent many years exploring countries far from Australia. Thankfully, over all that time, very few things have gone wrong. However, that all changed on our trip to Thailand last

How To Start Point Hacking In Australia!

If you spend enough time in Facebook travel groups, sooner or later you will hear people talk about point hacking. I used to think it only really worked for Americans, but I’ve decided this year I’m going to make it work for me as I want to fly business

Tips For Living Simpler And Smarter!

The reason I started this blog with the name, Simpler And Smarter, is because I’m always striving to make my life easier. With three kids, my own business and just life, it’s really hard not to end every day exhausted. I’m always looking for ways to make our life simpler.

Starting Over

I made a huge decision recently. I’m selling my travel blog. My fourth (or possibly first?) baby. I would not say it was easy decision. But I would not say it was hard either. I thought it was something I would never do. I have poured so many years,