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FAMILY TRAVEL BLOGS TO FOLLOW IN 2018

I am one of those people that gets travel envy of others, even when I am travelling full-time myself! I take so much destination inspiration from other family travel bloggers to plan our trips. I am so grateful for social media. Gone are the days of buying a travel guide and trying to work out [...]

By | 2018-01-18T02:28:35+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Travel Tips|1 Comment

CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA WITH KIDS

After visiting some of the beautiful colonial towns in Central America, I couldn't get enough of them! I reached out to our followers for the best places to visit with similar vibes in South America. Cartagena, Colombia with kids came up time and time again, so we locked it in and arrived on New Year's [...]

By | 2018-01-17T22:45:03+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Colombia|1 Comment

THE BEST RESTAURANT IN CARTAGENA

We spent an unusual amount of time in Cartagena when we visited recently. The benefit of a prolonged period of time in the beautiful town meant we tried out so many different restaurants. If you Google the best restaurant in Cartagena, Colombia it's no surprise that Carmen and Moshi, its sister restaurant pop up. Situated [...]

By | 2018-01-16T03:05:49+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Colombia|0 Comments

THIS WAS ONE TRAVEL MAD FAMILY’S 2017!!

In truth, 2017 had a difficult start. I was struggling with shift work whilst being pregnant. We were in the middle of a massive consuming house renovation my dad was diagnosed with lymphoma. Here we are at the other end with a beautiful baby boy, who brings us so much joy, my dad is [...]

By | 2018-01-01T20:46:36+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|4 Comments

A GLIMPSE OF THE CARIBBEAN

You may remember, back in November we went on a Caribbean cruise with MSC. It was our first time doing a cruise, so I initially wrote an article about our take on cruising with kids. This time I want to give you a glimpse of the Caribbean, and all of the fabulous stops we made. [...]

By | 2017-12-22T15:37:57+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|USA|0 Comments

WHAT TO DO IN NICARAGUA

Nicaragua is a Central American country that features some of the most incredible geographical wonders, vibrant towns and dramatic coastline. Although Nicaragua is bordered by the Caribbean and Pacific Ocean, most tourists stay close to the southern part of the country. Lake Nicaragua is one of the largest bodies of water in Central America and seems [...]

By | 2017-12-19T05:01:46+00:00 December 19th, 2017|nicaragua|3 Comments

HOW YOU CAN HELP TRAVEL MAD MUM

I'm presuming if you follow Travel Mad Mum on social media, or visit the website regularly, you are looking for destination inspiration, product, or general travel tips. I am happy that I can help you in some way with your family travels. I am really enjoying writing and sharing all of our tips and [...]

By | 2017-12-17T18:43:47+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|4 Comments

SANTA TERESA, COSTA RICA WITH KIDS

Santa Teresa is a hip town on the west coast of Costa Rica's, Puntarenas Province. Unlike neighbouring Nicaragua, the area has been welcoming tourists for many years, despite it being a hard to reach destination. The white sand beaches have perfectly formed waves (all year round) and palm trees stretch as far as the eyes [...]

By | 2018-01-09T03:26:21+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Costa Rica|0 Comments

THINGS TO DO IN GRANADA, NICARAGUA

I have always loved small colonial towns. The buildings and architecture are so eye catching with bright colours, crumbling paint, pretty town halls and bustling squares. We visited Antigua, Guatemala before visiting Granada, Nicaragua. We absolutely loved Antigua so we weren't sure if Granada could beat it. My first impressions were the town was beautiful. [...]

By | 2017-12-19T05:04:31+00:00 December 11th, 2017|nicaragua|2 Comments

A ROAD TRIP AROUND FLORIDA

We had nine days to play with before embarking our cruise in Miami. What better to do than a road trip around Florida? Incorporating some of the ever popular theme parks such as Walt Disney World and Legoland, it was certainly going to be a busy few days. When we started putting a plan together [...]

By | 2017-12-12T22:28:35+00:00 December 9th, 2017|USA|0 Comments