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ABU DHABI WITH KIDS

We were visiting Dubai and felt we really couldn't miss out on Abu Dhabi with kids. At only an hours drive from Dubai and direct flights from London to Abu Dhabi itself, the city of glitz and glam with stunning beaches is more than accessible. Based on an island extending from the mainland into the [...]

By |2018-11-14T17:27:32+00:00November 13th, 2018|UNITED ARAB EMIRATES|0 Comments

THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI WITH KIDS

Dubai is UAE's most populous city, boasting jaw dropping modern architecture, epic shopping malls and fascinating man-made islands. It is a city of glamour and culture, a fusion of East meets West, notable in the facilities, restaurants and cafes. I love travelling to places where I get to experience the culture, so Dubai old town [...]

By |2018-11-14T13:54:18+00:00October 28th, 2018|UNITED ARAB EMIRATES|0 Comments

FINDING AFFORDABLE KIDS DAYS OUT

In a world of Instagram filters and perfectly curated images in beautiful locations, social media can make some parents feel pressured to spend a lot of money. That’s what a recent study carried out by Groupon UK found. I have to admit, when I read this information, I immediately wondered if I create that feeling [...]

By |2018-11-13T20:41:32+00:00October 21st, 2018|United Kingdom|0 Comments

THE PERFECT GÎTE IN THE DORDOGNE

I have visitied the Dordogne many times pre-children. We have some close family friends who live in a small village called Mauzac, it's right on the river and only 30 minutes from the local airport and super easy. I have many fond memories of wine tasting at local vineyards, eating amazing french foods and watching sunsets over [...]

By |2018-11-07T19:23:43+00:00September 30th, 2018|France|1 Comment

MY PLASTIC FREE JOURNEY

Going as plastic free as possible has been on my mind for a while. I’ve been making conscious changes since meeting one of my best friends Cindy in New Zealand. Being a true ocean lover, dive master, yogi and general lover of nature, she has been spreading the word for years. A long time before [...]

By |2018-09-15T18:35:32+00:00September 15th, 2018|Tried and Tested|11 Comments

SHOULD I TAKE MY CAR SEAT ON HOLIDAY?

Car seats have to be one of parents clumsiest over sized nightmares. I get asked the question daily, should I take my car seat on holiday? They are heavy, arm breaking pieces of baby paraphernalia that leave us parents in a state of guilt for not wanting to bring them with us. Not to mention I’ve [...]

By |2018-09-14T10:56:29+00:00September 14th, 2018|Travel Tips|4 Comments

THINGS TO DO IN ALBERTA, CANADA

Exactly a year to the day, I found myself back in Canada's breathtaking Alberta. I have travelled to 80+ countries and I have simply never seen such stunning natural landscape in all my life. Words can not describe the soaring Rocky Mountains encapsulating pristine lakes, fast flowing aqua blue rivers and cute towns with wooden buildings. [...]

By |2018-10-21T13:50:51+00:00September 7th, 2018|Canada|2 Comments

TOP TEN TIPS FOR TRAVELLING AS A SOLO PARENT

Guest post from The Stork and I about travelling as a solo parent - Over the past 10 years I’ve been a massive travel enthusiast. Ever since I got the opportunity to live in Mumbai for a year, I’ve had the travel bug, always hunting out the next adventure, looking for the next amazing place [...]

By |2018-08-15T09:51:32+00:00August 15th, 2018|Travel Tips|2 Comments