Best Travel Organisers

I bought myself a travel organiser. That’s not like me, I’m the most un-travel gadgeted professional full-time traveler ( 3 years now) you’ll ever virtually meet, but , loved them and had to have one. I did some hunting for best travel organisers ( see the other organisers further down the page or go straight […]

Living Differently. Nomadic Travel With Kids.

How many years have I been writing blog posts? Don’t know? Well I’ll tell you, it’s 4. The conversation between Chef and I, the one that changed our lives, took place 4 years ago in our garden in Australia and I’ve been blogging about it from every corner of the globe since. Only I haven’t. […]

How to Save Money on Flights with Skyscanner

Of all the tools we use for finding bargains in the travel world, Skyscanner is number 1. This week we saved ourselves £100 per person, £300 total, on flights to Sri Lanka, just through using the Skyscanner tips we share here. Let’s take a look at how to use Skyscanner to find the best bargains. Skyscanner […]

Will Travel Blogging Fund Long Term Travel?

When we set off on this global adventure in 2013 we hoped we could travel indefinitely, or for several years, on our savings and a few small income sources. We had a newish travel blog that was doing OK and we had a dream, would, could, travel blogging fund long term travel? 1 year in and […]

Travel Gifts for Kids and Families

If you are keen world travellers or you know a travelling family, you’ll like our ideas for travel gifts for kids and families. Buying travel gifts for kids is tricky, will they take their gift with them, or leave it at home through lack of space? We’ve been given some gifts that have made it and […]

Backpack, Travel Pack or Suitcase? Which to Choose.

I’m sure you all know what backpacks and suitcases are, but many won’t know about travel packs. They are my preferred luggage, I’ve been carrying the same travel pack around the world since 2012 and it’s still in great condition. But how to choose which style of luggage is best for you? To a great […]

Finding The Money to Travel.

How did we raise the money to travel as a lifestyle choice for three years plus ? We’ve been travelling full-time for over 3 years now, without a traditional job between us and loving our new non-conventional life. Raising the money to travel was hard work initially, we weren’t rich, didn’t win the lottery and […]

Getting a Traditional Thai Tattoo in Bangkok

I’ve got my traditional Thai tatto, it’s hours old and I love it. It’s about hand sized, in the middle of my back and it holds a deep meaning. It was created by a master ajarn with a traditional metal spike. It hurt, a little. Want to know more? There is a lot more to […]

Family Vacation at Novotel Phuket Surin Beach

Just behind the clear blue Andaman Sea, the sand, the palm trees and the scrubby foreshore sits Novotel Phuket Surin Beach. We checked in for a few nights to take a break from long-term family travel, to relax, pamper and unwind after 5 weeks exploring Thailand. Our stay coincided with the Phuket Ironman event my husband was […]

Photos of Phuket Ironman (70.3 Half Ironman) Thailand 2016

Yesterday my husband, chef and dad at World Travel Family, competed in the Phuket half distance Ironman event in Thailand. This was his second event in a couple of months, most recently he completed a full distance Ironman event in Tenby, Wales. ( See photos and write up on Ironman Wales 2016 here). We travel […]

Handling Your Money in Thailand. Quick Guide and Tips

Thailand is one of the more tricky countries for travellers to handle their travel money at minimum cost. We normally tell our readers just to get money out at ATM s or cash points, but in Thailand, that costs a lot. Just withdrawing cash from an ATM in Thailand will cost you half a day’s […]

Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Getting There!

A favourite part of any trip to Thailand, the Bangkok to Chiang Mai journey, is to be enjoyed not endured. Chiang Mai itself is a fantastic destination, cheap, relaxed and very different to Bangkok. We highly recommend a trip to this part of northern Thailand and exploring further into the mountains if possible. There are […]

3D Art Museum Chiang Mai Review

There are plenty of ” things to do in Chiang Mai” posts on the internet, even when you add the “with kids” bit to the end. I’m not going to write one, it’s been done to death and everything you need to know about Chiang Mai will be in our Living in Chiang Mai post. But […]

Visiting the Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand

20 years ago I took an extended trek in Northern Thailand staying in various Hill Tribe villages in the Mae Hon Son area. We weren’t just staying in the villages in quickly banged up tourist lodgings, we were staying in the villagers’ homes. We carried our own sleeping mats, bags and mosquito nets and slept […]