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


Review of Paradu Eco Resort, Tuscany

Paradu Eco Resort, Tuscany is roughly an hour away from Pisa by car. Set by the sea and in the heart of Tuscan life, there are an abundance of activities both in the resort and [...]

Seven things to consider for your babymoon trip

The term ‘babymoon’ is something that is relatively new in the U.K. Similar to baby showers they have only started becoming more popular on this side of the Atlantic in the last few years. It [...]

Cuba as a family

Going to Cuba as a family has been on my bucket list for a while. I felt the pressure was on to get there before it changes forever. Presuming other avid travellers would feel similar, [...]

Paris with a toddler

Although we live in London, European city breaks with a toddler is a relatively unexplored territory for us. We always seem to go further afield. On our last visit to Paris (pre-baby), our activities consisted [...]

My review of Hotel Napoleon Paris

When you decide to go on a girls weekend with your sister and daughter, you gotta do it right! I had a few requirements when searching for a hotel which included a good central location. [...]

Twelve reasons to travel during maternity leave

There are a number of people that don't agree with my decision to travel during maternity leave. I have learnt this through the backlash I received in the media when our story went viral a few [...]

The Naturalmat role-up travel mattress

With Esmé ever-growing I just need to accept she can't fit into a pop-up travel cot anymore! Instead I need to find alternatives. As we all know travel can sometimes be uncomfortable. With our travel [...]

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

We started our trip in Port Elizabeth, South Africa which is on the Eastern Cape. We chose to go there for a few reasons. Firstly, a good friend who is also a local was there [...]

A guide to Siem Reap with a baby

As we were going to Thailand, I thought we may as well make a quick trip to Cambodia. They are next door neighbours and it is otherwise difficult to get to Cambodia directly from home. I specifically chose to [...]

A family weekend in Plymouth

Plymouth is a cute city on the coast of Devon, South of England. It is quite often called Britain's Ocean City which may give you some indication of what to expect. The multiple beautiful harbours dotted [...]

48 hours in Cape Town with a toddler

Cape Town was our last stop on our two-week tour of South Africa and I am so glad we spent some time there. We often avoid large cities as we prefer being out in the [...]

Mums can bungee jump too

I didn't want to commit before arriving at the bungee. I was going there with my friend and brother who were 100% doing it but I thought that if I commit before I get there [...]

Overnight safari with a toddler

When I first booked flights to South Africa, I had no idea it would be such a mission to find a lodge that would allow an overnight safari with a toddler. Just to give you a [...]

Family travel health

Being a nurse, with a diabetic husband and egg allergic baby I take family travel health seriously. There is nothing worse than your trip being wasted on feeling unwell! Diarrhoea and vomiting is only one [...]

How to maintain a baby’s routine whilst travelling

This is the golden question I get asked regularly: how can you maintain a baby's routine whilst travelling? Is it even possible?  I often think this can be the biggest fear for parents wanting to travel. [...]

Top ten things to do in Dublin as a family

I have had a strange relationship with my home city of Dublin since leaving thirteen years ago. On reflection, I think this was mainly related to the economic recession. It just seemed depressed for a long time. I have been home [...]

You can be whatever you want to be

This is by no means a 'feel sorry for me' post. But instead I want to inspire people who may be in a similar position. When I was younger, I did terribly at school. My [...]