A week at an all-inclusive resort promises idle, sunny days but it doesn’t usually spell adventure. After all, where’s the thrill of exploration when there’s a beach in easy reach of your bed, and all meals and drinks are served on site? But hold the piña coladas: resorts can offer much more than a do-nothing holiday.
There’s no getting around it – travel is expensive, and with kids along for the ride, the price can quickly skyrocket out of control. In Sydney though, there are plenty of fantastic, kid-friendly things to do that are entirely free. With an irrepressible love of the outdoors and the natural world, Sydney is a great place to run around in the sunshine with your kids, and for the rainy days, there are lots of free museums and cultural spaces to enjoy as well.
One in five (4.2 million) Australians have a disability and accessibility is a hot topic in the Australian travel industry right now. In 2018 MyTravelResearch found the accessible tourism market is worth $10 billion to Australia, and the industry is responding by improving facilities. There’s certainly a long way to go, but a number of recent changes have improved accessibility for travellers in Australia. Here’s a small sample of the sorts of initiatives taking place across the country.