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15 BEST Things to Do in Mangawhai in 2022

Known for its stunning beaches and walkways, Mangawhai is a must-see destination in New Zealand’s North Island.

Mangawhai is located only 90 minutes from Auckland, making it the perfect weekend getaway for locals, or it makes for a quick pitstop from the largest international airport in the country, and a good half-way point on a road-trip to Paihia and the Bay of Islands.

As well as the awesome outdoor activities Mangawhai has to offer, there is a historical museum, eclectic Mangawhai shops, and plenty of artisanal foods to try.

Follow this guide for the best things to do in the coastal town of Mangawhai. 

Things to Do in Mangawhai

1. Swim at Mangawhai Heads Beach

No trip to Mangawhai is complete without spending a few hours at Mangawhai Heads Beach. We love to come here for the weekends and just put up a beach umbrella, fold-out camping chair, and get

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6 Reasons to Go to Disneyland Paris

If you have never been to Disneyland Paris as a child, or you have been but cannot remember much of it, you might be wondering whether it is the perfect holiday for you and the kids and whether it’s doable as a single parent. It may be that your children have chatted to their friends about the land where dreams come true and are now begging you to visit. If they are huge Disney fans (who isn’t?), then a Disneyland Paris day ticket will undoubtedly add magic to the upcoming school holidays. But let’s take a better look at the place to find out whether it’s the perfect holiday destination for you and your kids.

6 reasons why we think you should visit Disneyland Paris with your kids

If it’s been a while since you last visited, the Disneyland Resort Paris now has two theme parks: Disneyland Paris and

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The Best Ski Resorts in Austria

Charming mountainside villages, glitzy winter sports resorts, world class ski schools, and glaciers for year-round skiing – Austria’s ski resorts have it all.  The small mountainous country has long been known for its outstanding hospitality, laid back charm, pristine pistes, and pioneering in ski manufacturing. Today Austria is a world leader in ski lift manufacturing and its ski resorts give its European counterparts a run for their money. It comes as no surprise that report, the world’s largest evaluation and test portal for ski resorts, found that the best ski resorts in the world 2022 are in Austria, with altogether 13 Austrian ski resorts ranking in the world’s top 20.

These world-class ski resorts are the best in Austria right now:

Austria’s best resorts have it all: the challenging terrain, the family slopes, cleverly designed lift systems, the après ski, the cuisine, and the best spa hotels to

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Step by Step Guide to Creating a Big Kids Bedroom

There is something exciting about your kid’s transition from one developmental stage to the next, especially when they change from baby to toddler. Now they can walk and have outgrown their cot, it’s time to think about turning that nursery into a big kid room. Before going any further, be forewarned it won’t be long before you will be turning the same bedroom into a bedroom fit for a teen. But for now, let’s focus on how to turn that nursery into a big kid room.

Step by Step Guide to Creating a Kids Bedroom for Your Toddler

Redecorating an entire room can be a daunting task, especially for single parents who will likely need do the work whilst baby is sleeping. But whilst it sounds like a lot of work, it can be done over week or a month, depending on how much time you can free up for

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A Guide to Caring for a Large Dog

There’s something inherently exciting about adopting a big dog breed. Maybe it’s their impressive size or the knowledge that you’ll have a loyal companion by your side for many years to come, or the many benefits of owning a family dog. Whatever the reason, adopting a big dog breed is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Do you have the space, the time to exercise with them, and the budget for vet bills, food, etc.? A big dog is a new family member and there are a few things you should know about caring for them. Read on for our guide to keeping your big dog healthy and happy.

Bedding for Big Dogs

When it comes to big dogs, there are a few things that you’ll need to consider when choosing and caring for their bed, the obvious one being size. Large dog beds, such as those offered

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