Holidays for Mums – Noosa, Queensland

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I’m never going to bring my children to Noosa.

They can whinge as much as they like but they are just NOT invited.

Sorry kids, I’m sure there are lots of fun things for families to do here. But Noosa is just for me.

I’m here for the second time ever, and am loving it.

Last time was seven years ago. I was six weeks pregnant with the twins and feeling rather queasy. Happy hour cocktails just weren’t going to work.

But they will this time!

I’m here with the same friend as before and we’re staying at the same place on Hastings Street.  Last time, Hester had hurt her knee and was hobbing along on crutches. With me feeling bilious and her hardly able to move we were a real couple of swells. But we still had a grand old time.

Will report on things to do in Noosa – without kids!

Holidays with the family are one thing, but a holiday just with a gal pal and in a glorious foodie location is quite another.

Bloody marvellous, in short!

Do you ever escape without the family?

Where’s your favourite place to escape alone or just with your friends?

PS That’s not me in the photo – but thanks for asking. It’s Noura Tourism’s iPhone app – very handy!
PPS This is not a sponsored post. If only!  Hold on, it is sponsored, by my Intn’l Man of Mystery’s hard work in Kurdistan and by his time off. He’s minding the kids for these precious few days. God bless him!
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Posted on: May 15, 2012


  • Hi Seana,

    Oh what a wonderful sponsor you have. I’m sure we can take some way better photos of you on the beach anyway! Can’t wait to see you x A

  • Reply May 15, 2012

    Mairi Stones

    Hmmmm, without the kids, sounds good to me, AND with a gal pal, I need to arrange something. X

  • Reply May 15, 2012

    Denyse Whelan

    You Are in a part of Sunny Coast I did not even get to when I stayed in Mooloolaba in February…I LOVED IT..when I saw your tweet that you were boarding for Sunshine Coast I felt a twinge of jealousy but now I am just happy for you!! I too agree that you should keep at least one place on hols for YOU!!

    • Reply May 16, 2012


      One day I’d love to drive up and down the whole Sunshine Coast and get to know it a bit better, see the whole picture. Not this trip though. Still off the to the Eumundi Markets this morning… with camera!

  • Reply June 7, 2012


    Hello, Seana! I am absolutely agree with you that there are times to be spent with your kids and places to go without them! And here is my top destination for having a blast with friends – the sin city, called Las Vegas:) I love going there, but would never take my kids with me, and we all know why 🙂 Love your post and am wishing u all best!

  • Reply August 9, 2013

    Red Crane Travel

    “Holidays with the family are one thing, but a holiday just with a gal pal and in a glorious foodie location is quite another”!! just love it!!!!

  • Reply December 5, 2013

    Costa Rica EcoLodge

    Without kids sounds great for everyone.

    Great info.

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