Turtle Toddlers

Tracey Spicer and her kids marvel at one of nature’s miracles – the migration of the tiny turtles at Mon Repos. “I love beer!” my son Taj announces within minutes of arriving in Bundaberg. Our destination is Mon Repos –…

California Dreamin’

More than a million Aussies head for the United States each year. We jump onboard and follow Tracey Spicer all the way from La-La-Land to San Fran, as she discovers there’s more to Cali than Disneyland. Someone once said that…

Spring into the Snowies!

The Snowy Mountains aren’t just about snowboarding and skiing. As Tracey Spicer and her family discovered, they are an adventure playground in the warmer months as well. I’m clinging to a rock face above a deep chasm in the Snowy…

Cook Islands

Hugs not Handshakes Long a favourite with New Zealand holidaymakers now, thanks to direct flights from Sydney, Aussies are discovering just how friendly the Cook Islands are, reports Tracey Spicer. An inky black eye stares out from an orange mass,…

The Aloha State of mind – Hawaii

From the thumping hub of Waikiki to the sublime stillness of the Big Island, this is the ideal family destination, as Tracey Spicer and her family discover. Hawaii truly has it all. Beautiful beaches, sensational shopping and ancient volcanoes are…

Rolf Harris and co.

Rolf Harris was known as “the Octopus”. But he wasn’t the only one. During 25 years in television, I was warned by colleagues about dozens of stars who would grope, molest or harass anyone who took their fancy. These include…