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TOP TIPS FOR TAKING A ROAD TRIP WITH KIDS

Over the last year, we have driven thousands and thousands of miles with our baby and toddler in tow. Literally across continents, up mountains, four wheel driving, on the road less travelled. Starting in Canada, we pretty much did the majority of the journey to Argentina by road. From driving on dirt roads in Guatemala, [...]

By | 2018-05-23T13:49:06+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Travel Tips|1 Comment

THE HOLIDAY INN RESORT BALI BENOA

The Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa is based in the infamous Nusa Dua. Best known for its pristine beaches, it's a fantastic destination for those who love the sea, sand and all things water sports. The area is also home to The Reef Foundation making it key to Bali's marine ecosystems. Of course with that, [...]

By | 2018-05-20T04:49:25+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Indonesia|1 Comment

JIMBARAN WITH KIDS

Jimbaran was one of the first places we set foot in Bali three years ago. We made it to the beach for sunset and sat at a candle lit table with the waves just about washing under our table. Our little one was only ten months at the time, and it was there our love [...]

By | 2018-05-17T07:35:27+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Indonesia|0 Comments

THE ULTIMATE BALI HIDEAWAY

Anyone that’s been to Bali will know it can be incredibly busy in paradise. From intense road traffic jams, to the full beach at sunset, there are plenty of people around. Bali is such a desirable place for many, but the ‘old Bali’ is harder to come by. Who doesn't want to experience the ultimate [...]

By | 2018-05-12T05:20:02+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Indonesia|0 Comments

SANUR WITH KIDS

Throughout our Bali adventure we visited Sanur with kids four times in two months. It's a really lovely town on the East Coast of Bali. Attracting more Europeans than Australians, the demographic of tourists is quite different. Isn't it funny? Although it sees plenty of tourists it is far less than other places such as [...]

By | 2018-05-10T02:52:31+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Indonesia|2 Comments

WHY NORWAY IS THE ULTIMATE BUCKET LIST DESTINATION

I visited Oslo, Norway a couple of years before kids. Just a short hop skip and a jump from the UK, it's a fabulous destination for the family. Not to mention its one of the cheapest international return flights from London. However, it is renowned for being an expensive place once you get there. With [...]

By | 2018-05-08T01:42:09+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Norway|2 Comments

LIFE GOALS | FUTURE PLANS FOR THE TRAVEL MAD FAM

As my maternity leave is due to finish very soon, people are asking me "what will the travel mad fam do next?" It's a very good question and I have to admit its a decision we have agonised and struggled with - ALOT! We talk about things every day, going around and around in circles [...]

By | 2018-05-06T12:58:59+00:00 May 6th, 2018|Indonesia|9 Comments