Blog 2016-03-08T13:26:58+00:00

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A two night stay at Crealy Meadows, Devon

On our recent trip to the south of England, we stayed in two different places. Starting off with a two night stay at Crealy Meadows, Devon, followed by a stop further south. I wanted to [...]

A weekend in Salcombe, Devon

Devon is a part of home I have wanted to visit for a long time. However, we always seem to jet off to another country. I was so happy to be banned from flying for [...]

An epic trip to Florida

If you follow my Instagram account Travel Mad Dad, you will know I ventured to Florida with some other bloggers recently. The aim of the game was to try out the Norwegian Premium service on the London [...]

Travel essentials for families this summer

With summer fast approaching, we are all dreaming of our family holiday adventures. Whether it's a trip to the Mediterranean or further afield, as parents we want to make travelling with kids as easy and [...]

Alternative Florida with kids

Florida has been a 'go-to' destination for many families over the years. The predominant attraction has of course been Disney and theme parks. Built-up tourist hubs and the thoughts of going to Disney with kids [...]

Packing like a pro

After our story hit the media about travelling the world with our baby and only one backpack, I regularly get asked how I manage to pack so light. Pre-baby, my husband and I use to [...]

A review of Martinhal Cascais Family Hotel

Cascais is a pretty coastal town around 30 km west of Lisbon. Being only 35 minutes from the airport by car, it is more than accessible to tourists. The town is incased by the beautiful [...]

A day trip to Whitstable with kids

Being on maternity leave the last few weeks has given me the opportunity to have days out exploring with Esme. It's so nice to discover home ground for a change. We are the worst offenders [...]

Lisbon with kids

Visiting Lisbon with kids wasn't high up on our priority list of European cities. Having experienced it first hand, I'm wondering why it isn't as well travelled as other destinations? It seems to have everything! [...]

Five reasons why every kid needs a Plane Pal

As an avid traveller, I am always on the lookout for new innovative products that will make our lives easier when it comes to travelling with kids! I was therefore super excited to come across Plane [...]

A winter trip to Austria with kids

A winter trip to Austria with kids seems like the ideal getaway to make the most of the snow. We visited in early March, nearing the end of the ski season. We stayed near Zell [...]

Planning a family gap year

The due date of our second baby is coming around quickly and we are getting more excited about planning a family gap year again. Obviously the first priority is to ensure the pregnancy / birth [...]

Singapore with a baby

Singapore was the first stop on our ten-month journey away from home. Esmé was around 12-weeks old when we arrived. Being an extremely clean city, it was a great starting point with a newborn. It [...]

Langkawi, Malaysia with a baby

Malaysia was our fifth stop on our baby gap year. As we like to see a good variety of every country, we incorporated Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi into our Malaysian adventure. We spent two days [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]