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AUDLEY TRAVEL BLOGGER COMPETITION

The crisp cold early morning air filled my lungs. I could see the pattern of my frosted breath as I exhaled. A speckle of light could be seen on the horizon. I pulled my hood up to keep my ears warm, and my sleeves down to cover my icy fingers. With a ‘Brrrr’ I buckled [...]

By | 2018-07-16T12:11:05+00:00 July 16th, 2018|South Africa|0 Comments

TOP TIPS FOR THE BEST SUNCREAM ROUTINE

One of parents’ primary concerns when taking young children abroad is ensuring that we have the best suncream protection possible. Even if its just a trip to the beach on a hot summers day in Britain! As a nurse, I am very aware of the risks of too much sun exposure, and we are always [...]

By | 2018-07-16T12:17:26+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Tried and Tested|0 Comments

KIDS BIKE SEATS

I’ve made myself a big promise since coming home from our travels. I bought a car when I was pregnant with Esme, and fell into the habit of driving everywhere ever since! I could not be bothered with public transport when I was pregnant, especially in London. I still think we are going to need [...]

By | 2018-07-07T08:45:32+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Tried and Tested|0 Comments

RING OF KERRY

Kerry is close to my heart. As a child, we always holidayed in the beautiful Kingdom of Ireland. Rugged and wild Atlantic Coast, pristine beaches, and complete wilderness as far as the eye can see. It's a stunning part of Ireland, my home country, and well worth a visit if you are touring the South [...]

By | 2018-06-29T11:33:06+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Ireland|2 Comments

THINGS TO DO IN SINGAPORE WITH KIDS

We have visited Singapore three times in the last few years. It's quite often used as a layover. I am not sure if the new world famous Changi Airport is helpful or not when it comes to overnight visitors. With all of the new features, such as butterfly farms, and giant waterfalls, visitors may be [...]

By | 2018-06-10T16:13:14+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Singapore|1 Comment

TOP TIPS FOR TAKING A ROAD TRIP WITH KIDS

Over the last year, we have driven thousands and thousands of miles with our baby and toddler in tow. Literally across continents, up mountains, four wheel driving, on the road less travelled. Starting in Canada, we pretty much did the majority of the journey to Argentina by road. From driving on dirt roads in Guatemala, [...]

By | 2018-05-23T13:49:06+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Travel Tips|5 Comments

THE HOLIDAY INN RESORT BALI BENOA

The Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa is based in the infamous Nusa Dua. Best known for its pristine beaches, it's a fantastic destination for those who love the sea, sand and all things water sports. The area is also home to The Reef Foundation making it key to Bali's marine ecosystems. Of course with that, [...]

By | 2018-05-20T04:49:25+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Indonesia|1 Comment

JIMBARAN WITH KIDS

Jimbaran was one of the first places we set foot in Bali three years ago. We made it to the beach for sunset and sat at a candle lit table with the waves just about washing under our table. Our little one was only ten months at the time, and it was there our love [...]

By | 2018-05-17T07:35:27+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Indonesia|1 Comment