We are a family of four who decided to take the big leap, step outside of our comfort zone and pack up our lives to hit the road and travel Australia
Born in Lilydale, Victoria. Age 38
My Mum is Dutch. Dad is Aussie. I have one sibling named after Rod Stewart. Rodney Wood. We call him Woody. I lived in Victoria for 13 years. I then moved to Queensland with my family for 20 years. I completed year 12. Deferred University studying photography. My first job was a KFC where I worked for 3 years. At the age of 22 I backpacked around Europe. Working in hospitality for most of my life this lead me to my career in Wedding and Event Management. I moved to the Whitsundays and worked on Daydream Island & Hamilton Island for me dream job as Wedding Planner. Met my husband Paul on Daydream Island. We got engaged after 9 months. I fell pregnant and moved back to the Gold Coast. My first born Matilda Grace Anne was born in 2008. Paulie and I married in Fiji in 2009. My second born is Willow Maria Jade who was born in 2011. We bought a house. Sold a house. Rescued a dog called Sandy. Moved back to Victoria. I started my online Heath & Lifestyle Business in 2014. I love to take photos of EVERYTHING! My passion is to help people with their Health & Happiness. Travelling is LIFE!!
I LOVE TO SING & DANCE LIKE NO ONE IS WATCHING!
Born in Bacchas Marsh, Victoria. Age 41
Mum is Dutch Heritage. Dad is Aussie. Paul has 1 sibling Scott. They are 7 years apart. He completed Year 12. First job was at a Bakery. Paulie started his Electrical Apprenticeship at 18 years of age. He was an Electrician for 20 years. Moved to Daydream Island in 2005. Met Sarah on Daydream Island in 2006. Proposed at Lovers Cove. Married in 2009. His best mate from Kindergarten is called Squeak! Has travelled all over Australia and the World. Loves 4×4 Driving. Has been to a rave or two in his life. From 2016 Paulie retired from the Electrical Industry and now has the freedom and choice to be a stay at home Dad and enjoy quality family time whilst travelling.
MAD RICHMOND TIGERS FAN AND HOLDEN LOVER!
Matilda is a Gold Coast girl. Born in 2008. Weight 2.8kg. We call her Tilly for short. She was bald for 2 years and then at age 2 sprouted beautiful blonde curls to match her blue eyes. Has loved to sing and dance like her Mumma since she was born. Passionate about her Gymnastics. Outgoing happy little free spirit who loves to make friends. She is a little fish, we cannot get her out of the swimming pool. Matilda’s best friends are Kayla and Kate. She has a kind and caring heart and loves animals. Enjoys Maths and Reading. Matilda is super excited about travelling Australia and the World!
Willow is a Gold Coast girl. Born 2011 at the exact same weight as her sister Matilda 2.68kg. When Willow was born she was born with Congenital Heart Disease and underwent heart surgery when she was 6 weeks old. She has the same eyes as her Mumma. Willow is a little fire cracker with a strong, stubborn personality.. she definitely tests our patience and keeps us on our toes. Willow adores her friendships and has a very protective nature. She also loves Gymnastics, singing and dancing. She excels at school and enjoys drawing. Loves to kick the footy and both girls have followed their Dad in being MAD Richmond Tigers supporters. Willow loves a cuddle and her favourite teddy are snuggly and doggy which she has had since birth. Willow is open to new experiences and cannot wait to get stuck into her Distance Education lessons as she thrives from learning and routine.!!
We hope you enjoy following our journey x