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|1 Comment

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+00:00 April 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+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Travel Tips|2 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Travel Tips|3 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+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Travel Tips|1 Comment

CHOOSING NATURAL PRODUCTS ON THE GO FOR BABY

Natural products are becoming the first choice for many parents nowadays. More and more information is surfacing about the harmful effects of ingredients such as parabens, surfactants and emulsifiers. Being a full time nomadic family with a four month old in tow, we want to avoid convenience but instead choose products that are good for [...]

By | 2017-10-13T00:28:36+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

FORMULA FEEDING TRAVEL TIPS

I'm a strong proponent of fed is best but boy does being a formula feeding mama complicate things when you are traveling. Formula feeding adds on a whole extra layer of equipment and logistics to think about and was arguably one of the things I stressed about the most before we started traveling with our little lady. This [...]

By | 2017-10-12T04:02:59+00:00 October 12th, 2017|community, Travel Tips|5 Comments

Flying Premium Economy with Air Canada

Canada has been high up on our bucket list for years. I was delighted that we finally took the plunge and locked it in as the first destination on our family gap year. From emerald green lakes with stunning mountain backdrops, to incredible wildlife, bears, moose, whales and orcas to name a few, who wouldn't [...]

By | 2018-05-15T05:49:18+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Canada, Travel Tips|9 Comments