A reader asked me to write a Thailand itinerary for her 3 week vacation, I think it's best to start with 2 weeks, because that's how long most holiday makers have, and add on some optional extras as trip time allows. A Thailand itinerary is something unique to each person, one man's dream tour is another's trip from hell and Thailand caters to many, often conflicting, travel styles. Our … [Read Blog...]
Featured: Planning a Thailand Trip
Featured : Sri Lanka Guide
Sri Lanka travel blog, for single, couple and family travellers. All our Sri Lanka blog posts, tips, advice, essentials and recommendations in one blog page. This page ties information together, easier for you to find for your Sri Lanka holiday. How we can help you: Costs of travelling in Sri Lanka. Ideas on where to go in Sri Lanka, beaches and cultural. What are the big, … read the blog...
Featured: Vietnam Travel
Vietnam is one of our favourite countries, packed with history, stunning landscapes, cultural highlights and amazing food. It's one of the most exciting destinations in South East Asia. We visited back in 1999 on our first RTW and in 2017 and 2018 we headed back there to create this Vietnam Travel Blog section for you. We had the luxury of time and 2 x 3 month visas to really get to know Vietnam … [Read Blog...]
Travel Gear Recommendations for Family Travellers
Trekking watches have made huge advances in the last 5 years. With the invention and continued improvement of GPS based watches they are now more accessible to more people. You can still get great trekking watches without GPS capabilities and I've listed a few favourites below but for me the best trekking watchs should have GPS capabilities along … More travel gear..
One of the things that really bugs me about travelling, which has been particularly noticeable in South East Asia and Egypt, is the vast amount of plastic trash that we, the population generate. We, as travellers, are in danger of making the plastic problem even worse. That is not OK. I think by modelling better behaviours maybe we can get others … More travel gear..
Long Term Family Travel Realities
We've been on the road well over 5 years now and finally, in 2018, we decided to get our rabies vaccinations. When we first set out for South East Asia with a 6 year old and 8 year old, we decided that rabies jabs for travel weren't necessary, so why, after 50 or so countries including India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, all of South East Asia and … [Read Blog...]
This post is really about not taking things for granted. It's about gratitude. It always feels good to be back in London. We've bounced around the world for half a decade now but London is our home turf. I know I say Romania is home, Hoi An is home, Bangkok is home, Port Douglas Australia is home, Wales is home, but London is where we've spent the … [Read Blog...]
I blog. Blogging is how I support my family. But what is blogging and what is blogging not? On a day when I'm struggling to come up with an idea for a new blog post I thought I'd go deeper into blogging. You probably all know me, my family, my style, but do you really? What is MY truth about blogging and how does it affect me, my family, our … [Read Blog...]
Guys, I'm reading so much nonsense right now about dishonest blogging and people being paid to say nice things that I thought I should spell it out to you. How World Travel Family works, how we go about things, why we go about things, what you, our readers and our website, means to us and how we work here at WTF HQ. So here we go. We Are … [Read Blog...]