Skip to Content

Alyson for World Travel Family

kids on an unspoilt beach port douglas australia

Port Douglas With Kids 2020

Port Douglas Queensland Australia is a beautiful, up-market resort town with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. It’s a dream destination for families and we’ve called it home since our kids were toddlers, babies really. If you’ve not had a chance to visit Port Douglas with your family you need to …

Read More about Port Douglas With Kids 2020
Port Douglas Beach at Low Tide

Can You Swim in Port Douglas?

Yes, absolutely, you can swim in Port Douglas Australia unless the lifeguards close the beach due to various unusual dangers. Beach closures aren’t common. Should you swim? There are a few things you need to know about safety, crocodiles, deadly jellyfish, nets (swimming enclosures), and lifeguards. This post is all about swimming in Port Douglas …

Read More about Can You Swim in Port Douglas?
Family of Cats in Cat City Kuching. Statue in modern KuchingCat statues kuching. Things to see in Kuching

Kuching Sarawak

You’ve probably heard of Sarawak on the island of Borneo, but have you heard of Kuching, its capital, which is also known as Cat City?  The word Kuching actually means “cat” and cat-related landmarks abound. That has to be the number one thing to do in Kuching – check out the cat statues. We absolutely …

Read More about Kuching Sarawak
Man working How to travel the for free guide

How to Travel the World for Free

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. We all know the old mantra, travel is cheaper than staying at home, and it’s absolutely true, but who doesn’t want to minimise travel expenses to get maximum mileage from their dollar? We’ve been doing just that for years, supporting our travels on very little cash. These days there are many …

Read More about How to Travel the World for Free
The Oldest Church in Brasov Transylvania Romania Saint Nicholas Church

Brasov Romania

Brasov, or Braşov is a beautiful ancient city in central Romania. It is at the heart of the most famous region of Romania, Transylvania. Brasov occupies low ground in the Carpathian mountains making it a popular winter ski town. It’s medieval stone walls are still standing and there are pleasant walks around their perimeter. Here …

Read More about Brasov Romania
what is worldschooling

What is Worldschooling?

Have you heard about worldschooling (AKA world schooling)? All the cool parents are doing it, it’s the latest buzz word in alternative education. Is it simply taking your kids on holiday to learn about other countries? In this post we try to answer that question, what is worldschooling? It can be a lifestyle and a …

Read More about What is Worldschooling?
London With Kids Guide Tips Expert

London With Kids

 Of all the cities in the world, London is my top pick for children because of the wealth of things to do in the UK’s capital, many of them free. Of course London can be expensive too, be ready for that, but the devalued pound and good exchange rates could help foreign visitors a lot. …

Read More about London With Kids
cost comparison for one year of travel

Gap Year Costs Comparison

It’s quite remarkable how differently people spend on a 12 month gap year or RTW (Round The World Trip) We spent just $30, 000, That’s under $10,000 each for the year. Others spend $30,000 per person just for one year of travel. I’ve even come across one spend of close to $40,000, for one person. …

Read More about Gap Year Costs Comparison
the lake and boats Pokhara Nepal

Pokhara, Nepal

Pokhara is in central Nepal, and stands on the edge of the enormous Phewa Lake. It’s the largest city in Nepal in area and the second-largest in population.  It’s well known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit or the Poon Hill Trek, two hugely popular Himalayan treks, but is also a wonderful spot to relax …

Read More about Pokhara, Nepal