Blog 2018-05-10T03:22:54+00:00

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LIMA WITH KIDS

We started our Peruvian trip in the North and arrived into Lima on an overnight bus from Mancora. We drove for hours and hours past baron desert land, before hitting busy and vibrant Lima. Lima [...]

THE BEST HOTEL IN SALTA, ARGENTINA FOR FAMILIES

Argentina was the last stop on our seven month Pan-American trip. After being in neighbouring Bolivia where travelling with children can be quite challenging, we were in desperate need of a tranquil break. We arrived [...]

SEX, INTERRELATIONS & FULL TIME TRAVEL WITH KIDS

As a full-time travelling family, we have really struggled with balancing all aspects of life. Site seeing, discovering, time with our kids, work, and of course, time as a couple. In the six months we've [...]

AN ‘I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO’ SITUATION

We were in lovely Cusco, high in the Peruvian Andes. It’s a city and gateway to Machu Picchu, so it welcomes many tourists every day. The day before, we came across an amazing street performer, [...]

MACHU PICCHU WITH KIDS

Visiting Machu Picchu with a baby and a toddler seems like a far flung idea to most. The altitude, the hiking, the water and food, how did we manage? These are some of the hundreds [...]

MANCORA, PERU WITH KIDS

MANCORA, PERU WITH KIDS - Other than Lima and Machu Picchu, I didn't know a lot about Peru. Whilst, on our Pan-American trip, I was looking for the first, and best place to stop after [...]

SINGAPORE WITH A TODDLER

Community post by Jane ~ I had been to Singapore twice before having Bruno and neither time did I feel it was particularly a family destination. I wasn't necessarily looking out for the wealth of [...]

THE BEST RESTAURANT IN QUITO

Every time we go to a new place, we do a little research into good places to eat. The hope is, we find the best of the best, to share with our readers When we [...]

QUITO, ECUADOR WITH KIDS

When I told people I was going to Quito, Ecuador with Kids, I heard mixed reviews. A lot of people mentioned issues of petty crime, it kind of put me off. If anything I've learnt [...]

BANOS, ECUADOR WITH KIDS

The truth is, I was looking for the swing off the end of the world in Banos, Ecuador with kids. You know, the one that was circulating all over Facebook? The video of people on [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

KOH PHANGAN WITH KIDS

Community post by Jane ~ Koh Phangan is a 30 minute ferry hop from Koh Samui and I would certainly recommend you check it out. Famous for its full moon party, many families may give [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

KOH SAMUI WITH KIDS

Community post by Jane ~ Koh Samui, Thailand's second largest island is a hugely popular destination and rightly so. Highly accessible, the beautiful beaches and Thai hospitality is what makes it so famous and easy [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]