The Grand Voyage. A Cruise Around The World with MSC

Grand Voyage Cruise Around The World

I already spilled the beans, we’re going on a Grand Voyage with MSC cruises, a once in a lifetime trip and we’re bursting with excitement. It’s about time I told you a little more about it. This Grand Voyage cruise is something special and unique that MSC cruises have put together to tie in with […]

How to Save Money on Flights with Skyscanner

Finding cheap flights with skyscanner travel blog

We all want to save money on flights, right? 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 getting clever with this tool. Let me walk you through a few tricks. Of […]

Taking Pinterest to the Next Level

Grow your blog with Pinterest

Pinterest is becoming a big news. Over 70% of my social media traffic now comes from Pinterest, new readers and contacts are finding World Travel Family through my boards and traffic is up around 40% on last month, it’s all Pinterest. My Google search traffic, formerly 75% of my total traffic, is down to under […]

2 Years of Blogging. Tips to Grow Your Blog

tips to grow audience

If I can do this, you can do it to! 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 […]

Finding Cheap Cruises

Finding cheap cruises travel blog

What do you think about cruising? If you think it’s just for rich, old people who enjoy dinner dances, you’d be wrong, these days there is a ship for everyone. In January this year we enjoyed our first ever cruise, in April we took our second.We wouldn’t take two if we hadn’t loved it. We […]

Thai Food for Beginners

Thai Food for Beginners World Travel Family Travel Blog

These days most people have eaten Thai food in a restaurant at least once, so maybe a guide to Thai food for beginners is a little redundant. All the same, chef and I thought we’d put together a beginner’s guide to Thai food to help you out if Asian travel is new to you. Maybe […]

Things to Do in Galle Sri Lanka

Gemstone working within the walls of Galle Fort Sri Lanka.

  Galle is one of Sri Lanka’s major cities, but a day visit or a longer stay needn’t have a city feel at all. Galle fort lies on the coast, a stunning setting with ocean views to three sides. Within its walls renovations and development has seen the growth of boutique hotels and coffee shops, […]

The Grant Museum of Zoology. A Great Free London Museum For Kids

Free museum London for kids animals grant museum

You could spend a lifetime exploring London’s free museums, particularly if, like me, you have kids to educate. I’ve already posted about London’s biggest and best free museums that appeal to kids, The Science Museum, The V&A, The National Gallery, The British Museum, The Tate Modern and the V&A’s Museum of Childhood, but here’s another […]

London’s National Gallery of Art For Kids

Art The National Gallery London with Kids

You will only see a collection of art this incredible, free, in London. ( If you know of anywhere else let me know, we’d love to go.) London’s National Gallery of art is simply AMAZING! They have them all, Van Gogh, Monet, Reubens, Stubbs, Titian, Botticelli, Van Dyke, Constable, Cezanne, Da Vinci, too many to […]

Pak Ou Caves, Luang Prabang

The Upper Cave is Dark. You willneed a Torch. Luang Prabang Pak Ou

If you’re travelling in Laos, a visit to Pak Ou Caves, Luang Prabang would be a great trip to add to your must-do list. The caves are around 25Km outside Luang Prabang and are fascinating for their history as a significant Buddhist site housing thousands of Buddha images and icons. A visit to Pak Ou […]

Laos Travel : Luang Prabang

Travel Laos. Family Trael Blog.

If you’re heading to Luang Prabang, Laos, you’re in for a very special treat. We have already posted about browsing the amazing markets, things to do and excursions from Luang Prabang and adventures with food in this UNESCO listed town, but lets have a look at some of the amazing sights you can discover when […]

The British Garrison Cemetery in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Kandy Sri Lanka visit cemetary

Sorry it’s taken me so long to write this post. I promised I’d write it because I wanted to share this place with you, it’s a “free thing to do in Kandy“, I already mentioned it briefy in that post, but I wanted to tell you a little more about it. It was a special […]