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5 Unmissable North India Destinations For Families

5 unmissable places in North India

Have you been to India? India is a country many of us fall in love with before we’ve even been, beautiful images, fascinating stories, wonderful food and exotic wildlife draw us to discover India for ourselves. Excitement is growing here as I introduce the boys to India through books, documentaries and videos, they’ll be going […]

Harry Potter Experiences Around The World

Harry Potter Experiences Around The World

Are you a Potter head? You’ve read the books and watched the movies a million times, but you want more. I don’t blame you, I’d swap muggle life for the magical world of Hogwarts any day, so would my Harry-crazy child. But what can we do to get ourselves further inside the incredible world created […]

London at Christmas

London at Christmas Family Travel Blog

  Readers have asked for tips on what to do over the Christmas in London, so I did a bit of hunting around to see what I could come up with. I’ve spent 8 Christmases in London as a resident and when we lived in Wales I’ve come to London most years to see the […]

How to Save Money on Flights with Skyscanner

Skyscanner cheapest days family 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. It’s a great traffic driver for me, new readers and contacts are finding World Travel Family through my boards and most months Pinterests gives me more clicks than Facebook. To get here has taken trial and error and I’ve read around the subject extensively, listened to podcasts and watched […]

Finding Cheap Cruises

finding  a cheap cruise

What do you think about cruising? If you think it’s just for rich, old people who enjoy dinner dances, you’d be wrong. 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 are very much budget travellers for this year, […]

How Many Countries Have You Been To?

how many countries travel bloggers been to

Fellow family travel blogger Erin asked the question on her Facebook page, “How many countries have you been to?” So I counted, something I haven’t done for years. It’s not a competition, I’m not in any rush to tick off more countries. We’re busy re-visiting places we’ve been many times before, they are our favourites, […]

Christmas Gift Ideas For Travelling Children and Families

Gift ideas for travelling kids

I’ve been there, I’m still there actually. How on earth do you buy Christmas presents for children and families who live out of backpacks? It’s a nightmare, right? Maybe you know a family who loves to travel or a family like us who will be setting off soon. It’s really hard, but here are a […]

Visiting Port Douglas? Start Here.

Four Mile Beach Port Douglas

  Are you thinking of visiting Port Douglas? Good choice! I know this town and the region like the back of my hand. Why? Because I lived there for almost 7 years with my young children, also because I visited in a previous life as a young backpacker and because my husband worked in hospitality […]

Top Places To Visit in Sri Lanka

Top Places to Visit Sri Lanka

Yet again, a reader has asked me to write a post for them. I don’t mind doing this at all, so if you have any questions please shoot me an email, I’d love to hear from you. Suzy wanted to know which attractions in Sri Lanka I’d recommend for an active family. I know most […]

Kayaking and Caving in Vang Vieng, Laos

Family travel blog kayaking Vang Vieng Laos

  A reader has asked for information on the kayaking and caving trip we took in Vang Vieng, so, ever happy to oblige, here’s the run down. We took this tour twice, we enjoyed it so much the first time we just had to go again. This was, to us, far more fun than tubing […]