Breastfeeding when travelling

Whilst I know some mums can't breastfeed, and I totally sympathise, its the one thing that makes me feel safe travelling to exotic places with such a young baby. I am very grateful not to have the hassle of washing bottles and worrying about sterilising. That said, there are plenty of mums that manage just fine [...]

By | 2017-08-05T21:45:27+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Travel Tips|1 Comment

Caring for a newborn on the road

We just completed potty training with Esmé before Quinn arrived and now we are starting the nappy changing journey all over again. It's crazy how quickly it is to forget how delicate sweet little newborns are. Being a Travel Mad Family, we are always on the go! However, the last thing I want to do [...]

By | 2017-08-01T15:06:24+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Preparing for a family gap year – healthcare

Preparing for a family gap year is a task not to be underestimated. We have been planning for nearly a year already. From staring at maps, getting an idea of routes and desired destinations, to investigating accommodation, car rentals and activities, the list is endless. One major part of our preparations is ensuring we can [...]

By | 2017-07-04T13:35:01+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Travel Tips|2 Comments

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 have one 80L backpack EACH!! Now, looking back, I have no idea what I had in that bag! I initially [...]

By | 2017-05-06T08:17:45+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Travel Tips|2 Comments

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 goes smoothly and we keep our fingers crossed baby is happy and healthy. In some ways, I do feel like [...]

By | 2017-07-16T17:54:37+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Travel Tips|13 Comments

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 prevent any public melt downs! The second goal is to ensure she is as comfortable as possible. Being a [...]

By | 2017-07-16T17:50:52+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Travel Tips, Tried and Tested|1 Comment

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 planned. I even considered cancelling my holidays until I had a conversation with my GP and did some research on [...]

By | 2017-07-16T17:50:48+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Pregnancy, Travel Tips|0 Comments

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 flexibility and I also feel it's more cost effective. I always use the same search engines for booking our trip. [...]

By | 2017-07-21T11:26:49+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

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 of on our adventures as a family. Being a regular traveller, I want to take it seriously, just like people [...]

By | 2017-07-16T17:42:59+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Travel Tips, Uncategorized|2 Comments