Problems of Travelling With Kids

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Problems of travel with kids, oh yes, there are a few. Some consider them major problems, others, tiny inconveniences massively outweighed by the benefits. We are firmly in the second group or we wouldn’t be doing this crazy non-stop travel thing. A reader asked me to write this post a long time ago, thanks Kellie, [...]

12 Reasons To Take A Round The World Trip

Reasons to take a Round The World Trip

12 Reasons to take a round the world trip. Only 12? There are far more, but I’ve tried to condense them as much as possible. Our primary reason for travelling is education, in learning and in understanding. I’ve always been driven by a thirst for knowledge in the areas that interest me, that is, I [...]

London on the Cheap.

London on the cheap

Housing in London is pretty high up on the global price chart, nobody is arguing with that. So how on earth are we managing to live in one of the most beautiful and desirable areas, on the ouskirts of London but still on the tube line, on just one fairly-modest salary? When we applied to [...]

10 Reasons to Visit the Cutty Sark at Greenwich

Cutty Sark Greenwich London

We’ve spent 3 fabulous days down on the Thames at Greenwich. It’s a little bit of a hike for us to get there from Richmond, but it’s so worth it for the attractions, history and general ambiance of the place. There are a whole heap of free experiences, just strolling around the area is lovely [...]

The Importance of Memories.

The Importance of Memories

I asked the kids yesterday what their favorite travel memory was. Was it battling Darth Vader at Disney, Florida?  No. Was it chilling on a Thai island for 6 weeks with endless play and ice cream?  No. Was it visiting Grandma and Grandad half a world away in Wales, the land of my fathers, and mothers? No. [...]

Tips For Newcomers to Australia

tips newcomers australia

If you are moving to Australia, welcome!  We moved to Australia in 2007 from the UK. 2014 finds us travelling full-time but we’re officially based in Queensland, we still own our house there. We want to put more information on our blog for wannabe immigrants and expats, we have lots of useful info to share. [...]

Pie, Mash, Liquor and Eels. London!

Traditional London Food

We love British food at World Travel Family. We love most food, to be honest. We have a passion for Thai and a fixation with Indian, my husband loves food so much he’s made a career out of it. He’s a chef, busy now in a 5 star kitchen on Park Lane. Right now we’re [...]

15 Top World Landmarks You Shouldn’t Miss

Bangkok Palace skyline

I’ve just checked out Trip Advisor’s Top 25 Landmarks in the World, as voted for by readers. I’ve only been to 8 of them. I’m sure it was a fair vote, but come on, seriously? The Canberra War Memorial? I’ve been, it’s very good, I’m not knocking it, but how did it get on that [...]

Where to Stay in Port Douglas

where to stay in Port Douglas

As a former long-term Port Douglas resident, I know the local hotels fairly well. I know their restaurants extremely well, after all, my husband was head chef at one of them. Readers often ask me where to stay in Port Douglas, they want recommendations for families, for budget trips, for romantic breaks, the whole cross [...]

2 Years of Blogging. Tips to Grow Your Blog

tips to grow audience

Two years ago this week I bought our name, organised hosting and set up my brand new blog over the course of a weekend. I had years of experience as a web designer, marketer, journalist and travel correspondent…Don’t be silly!   I knew nothing! I was setting out into something totally unknown, I’d had a [...]


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