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

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

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+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Travel Tips|5 Comments

FIVE WAYS TO TRAVEL FOR FREE

Travel for free? Come off it. That seems like a ludicrous idea to most. There have been a couple of desperate moments throughout our family gap year, where we've almost had to book a flight home because of financial strain. We've travelled a lot, more extensively than what we probably should have done. I guess [...]

By |2018-04-30T16:03:55+00:00April 30th, 2018|Travel Tips|5 Comments

FAMILY TRAVEL BLOGS TO FOLLOW IN 2018

I am one of those people that gets travel envy of others, even when I am travelling full-time myself! I take so much destination inspiration from other family travel bloggers to plan our trips. I am so grateful for social media. Gone are the days of buying a travel guide and trying to work out [...]

By |2018-01-18T02:28:35+00:00January 18th, 2018|Travel Tips|3 Comments

MY TAKE ON CRUISING WITH KIDS

As inherent backpackers, cruising with kids is not something I had considered as a way of travelling. Although the concept of moving from place to place, see as much as possible, is quite similar. Travelling full time with two young kids comes with its challenges. The main concern is keeping our three year old happy and [...]

By |2017-11-30T03:55:19+00:00November 30th, 2017|Travel Tips|5 Comments

WHAT DID WE BRING WITH US FOR A YEAR?

WHAT DID WE BRING WITH US FOR A YEAR? When we tell people we are on a family gap year, they always ask us about our luggage. How did you pack? What did you bring? How did you decide what to take? Predictable questions because everyone wants to know how it's possible. Let me tell [...]

By |2018-05-15T05:47:29+00:00October 13th, 2017|Travel Tips|5 Comments

A FLIPBOOK GIFT FOR MUM ON HER 60TH BIRTHDAY

When we decided to travel for year whilst I am on maternity leave, I was sad knowing I will miss special family events. Likewise, I felt for our families missing out on seeing the kids, especially as Quinn is so young and will change so much over the next year. My mum's 60th birthday is [...]

By |2017-10-23T14:42:11+00:00October 13th, 2017|Travel Tips|1 Comment