Another life update!

The last time I wrote a blog to fill you in on our plans we were in Ireland, we'd put Esme into school whilst we were trying to complete the RV (Bertie) renovation and sell our house. During those few weeks we tried to settle into a routine of living our last few months in [...]

2019-09-30T13:14:57+00:006 Comments

Travel Mad Family Update

My mind is literally spinning out of control at the moment, we have so much going on. They say you should be careful what you wish for and now all our dreams of getting on the road full time for a while with an income (not from our blog) are starting to come true. I [...]

2019-08-30T14:27:20+00:003 Comments

5 OF OUR PARENTING CHOICES PEOPLE HAVE AN OPINION ABOUT

I'm not easily annoyed or offended for that matter. I have a relatively strong personality when it comes to something I've made a decision about. I only worry about someone else's opinion if its related to my performance in the workplace. Then of course, I would take it very seriously. I have to say the [...]

2020-03-26T15:46:30+00:0036 Comments

LIFE GOALS | FUTURE PLANS FOR THE TRAVEL MAD FAM

As my maternity leave is due to finish very soon, people are asking me "what will the travel mad fam do next?" It's a very good question and I have to admit its a decision we have agonised and struggled with - ALOT! We talk about things every day, going around and around in circles [...]

2019-05-06T14:54:27+00:0010 Comments

TWENTY SIGNS YOU ARE A TRAVEL ADDICT

It has been ten years since my travel obsession started. I wasn't brought up in a family where we travelled to far flung destinations on a regular basis. I am still trying to figure out where the travel addict in me has come from. Since leaving university, I have been working as a nurse in [...]

2019-05-06T14:51:53+00:0013 Comments

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, who had lots of traditional instruments and used random things like feathers to make music. We loved it so much, [...]

2019-05-06T14:51:06+00:0030 Comments

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 we are at the other end with a beautiful baby boy, who brings us so much joy, my dad is better [...]

2019-07-17T14:16:17+00:004 Comments

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 you in some way with your family travels. I am really enjoying writing and sharing all of our tips and tricks [...]

2019-08-22T18:07:04+00:005 Comments

Winning the UK travel blog of the year award

When I got the email stating, you have been nominated for the UK travel blog of the year, I was sure it was my mam or dad. They are my biggest fans after all. However, it was a total surprise when I read the attached reasons why a complete stranger had nominated Travel Mad Mum. The [...]

2019-05-06T14:46:07+00:00Comments Off on Winning the UK travel blog of the year award
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