Packing Tips From Make My Wardrobe Work!

Anyone else stuck in the same beach holiday style rut? Packs too many bikinis and heels that never get a look in? Today Hong Kong based Sheryl from Make My Wardrobe Work, shares her tips on what clothes to pack for a beach holiday!

In the years BTK (before the kids), I travelled frequently for both business and pleasure.

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Mifold Booster Seat Review

Every now and again, a brilliant gadget comes on the market, which improves how we travel. The inflatable flight cushion was a total game changer for longhaul flights. Now car safety has just got a lot more practical with the mifold, a compact child booster seat that is smaller for an iPad.  Great for times when you have an extra child to bring home for a playdate.

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Dolphins In Akaroa

We ended our week’s roadtrip on the South Island with two nights on the beautiful Banks Peninsula. We chose the historic French/British settlement of Akaroa, as we were meeting friends who were flying into Christchurch and it’s only a 90 minute drive from the airport. The area is absolutely stunning, formed by remnants of volcanoes whose natural harbours teem with marine life.

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Fun In Dunedin!

Famed for its Scottish and Maori heritage, Dunedin is the second largest city on New Zealand’s South Island. Having spent the past few nights on the move (Christchurch, Mount Cook, Oamaru), we finally had the chance to call somewhere home for more than one night. And what a home it was! Dunedin is an amazing city to kick back and spend some fun family time.  

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A night in Oamaru

After spending the night in the splendour of the Southern Alps and an amazing morning on the Tasman Lake, we drove Southeast towards Oamaru. Oamaru, an old farming town, is in the Waitaki District and a convenient spot to spend the night before heading on to Dunedin.  Oamaru is also home to some fun attractions, including the famed Steampunk HQ, more on that later…

Where did we stay

I wanted a clean, cheap motel that would house us in two separate bedrooms.

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