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Toddler hand luggage essentials

People regularly ask what we bring on a journey for our two year-old Esmé. The main aim of the game is to keep her entertained for the entire flight / train or car journey and [...]

Hoi-an, Vietnam with a baby

We decided to visit  Hoi-an following a recommendation from my sister. We asked her to keep an eye out whilst she was there to see if it was suitable to visit Hoi-an, Vietnam with a [...]

An A to Z guide to travelling during pregnancy

When I found out I was pregnant with Esmé, we were on holiday thousands of miles from home. I wasn't particularly worried about the journey back, however, my concern was about future trips that were [...]

Bali with a baby

Bali is an island with lush jungles, rice terraces, tropical beaches, coral reef, bustling towns bursting with character and the most sincere people. Modes of transport are easy on the pocket making it all the [...]

A review of Baby Hub Sleep Space travel cot

Being travel mad parents, we are invariably on the look-out for new innovative kiddy products that are useful for our trips. The key pieces of equipment are always our baby carrier, small buggy and of [...]

Book a trip

I regularly get asked how we go about booking trips. As adventurers, we tend to book flights and hotels separately rather than as part of a package. Building a holiday for ourselves gives us more [...]

Getting the perfect photo of kids

Getting the perfect photo of kids can be challenging to say the least. Are you one of those guilty parents with a phone full of shots? Constantly trying to get the perfect one with them [...]

A review of Grotto Bay Beach Resort, Bermuda

Honestly, Bermuda wasn't particularly on my list of 'places to go'. Being pregnant, Bermuda first came onto my radar when I was researching zika-free destinations. Luckily, it's one of the few places safe to travel [...]

Babymoon in Bermuda

As I write this article, I am twenty-one weeks pregnant and have recently returned from our babymoon in Bermuda. I am a keen traveller and was fairly devastated so many destinations were out of the [...]

24 hours in San Marino

I can't bare to skirt around the outside of a country and not go into it. Even if it is as small as San Marino! Completely land locked by Italy, I never heard of it [...]

Responsible Travel for Families

I am not sure if responsible travel is something that is becoming a hot topic over the last couple of years or if it's related to my influences. Nonetheless, it's something I am becoming ever conscious [...]

Our 2016 travels in review

We are all about inspiring normal people to travel.  We hope we can do so with our 2016 travels in review. This year has been hectic for us as a family, aside from travelling. I [...]

Brisbane with a baby

When I first travelled to Australia back in 2008, I really favoured Brisbane as a city. Maybe that's because I had friends living there to show me all the best places to see. I loved [...]

Christmas in London with kids

I have a bit of a love hate relationship with London having been here on and off for the last thirteen years. I detest the colder months and generally crave warmer climates. The days are [...]

Florence with kids

Florence, the mesmerising city filled with history, culture and outstanding architecture dating back to medieval times. It was the birthplace of the Italian renaissance and was one of the most important cities in Europe from [...]

Christmas gift ideas for travel lovers

Christmas is fast approaching and sometimes we all need a little inspiration for something different and not too expensive for our loved ones. As you will have guessed, I am a travel fanatic. My friends [...]

Backpacking around Italy with kids

We had been contemplating taking Esmé with us on our honeymoon for ages but we couldn't make our mind up. Travel Mad Dad was pretty keen for a child-free break whereas I had been working [...]

A weekend in Bruges with kids

Bruges is a quaint medieval city encapsulated with a full circle canal. Quite similar to Amsterdam in many ways, but with more charm and history in my opinion. On the large cobbled market square many [...]

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