ROAD TRIP ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD

So here we are one year on from the beginning of our journey, and many road trip adventures around the world. We rented cars in eight countries, across five continents on our gap year. Some of the most exhilarating moments and breathtaking views were during our roady adventures. I love the fact having a car [...]

By |2019-02-04T11:41:35+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 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 [...]

By |2018-04-29T04:09:42+00:00April 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|13 Comments

SEX, INTERRELATIONS & FULL TIME TRAVEL WITH KIDS

As a full-time travelling family, we have really struggled with balancing all aspects of life. Site seeing, discovering, time with our kids, work, and of course, time as a couple. In the six months we've been away, we have gone out for dinner alone, twice, for an hour each time. We are always in a [...]

By |2018-02-12T20:52:19+00:00February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|5 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, [...]

By |2018-02-05T02:43:33+00:00February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|28 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 [...]

By |2018-01-01T20:46:36+00:00January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|4 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 [...]

By |2017-12-17T18:43:47+00:00December 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|5 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 [...]

By |2018-05-10T14:11:02+00:00June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grotto Bay Beach Resort Bermuda Review

Honestly, Bermuda wasn't particularly on my list of 'places to go'. But being pregnant, Bermuda first came onto my radar when I was researching zika-free destinations. Luckily, it's one of the few places safe to travel for pregnant women. Obviously it is not great for the world to have a zika epidemic, however it is [...]

By |2018-06-15T12:10:09+00:00January 15th, 2017|Bermuda, Uncategorized|10 Comments

24 hours in San Marino

I can't bare to skirt around the outside of a country and not go into it. Even if it is as small as San Marino! Completely land locked by Italy, I never heard of it when I was younger. However, this tiny nation has been on my hit list for a while, since I have [...]

By |2018-05-10T13:39:24+00:00January 7th, 2017|Italy, San Marino, Uncategorized|3 Comments