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Alyson

Alyson Long is a former medical scientist who jumped ship to chase dreams. She was Chief Biomedical Scientist at London's West Middlesex Hospital before starting in website creation and travel writing. She is now a full-time blogger and travel writer and owns several websites. World Travel Family is the biggest and was created in 2012. A lifetime of wanderlust and over 6 years on the road, full-time, has given Alyson and the family some travel expert smarts to share with you on this site. World Travel Family travel blog covers over 50 countries, cultures, and cuisines, from the trekking routes of the high Himalayas to Ancient Egypt and beyond. Read more about this family's travel story while getting ready and inspired to live your own and fearlessly visit the destinations you dream of.

Taking iGCSE Exams (After World schooling, Home schooling, Unschooling)

iGCSE exams are the international equivalent of the British GCSE exams. The I stands for international, GCSE for General Certificate of Secondary Education. British kids sit them in year 11 of high school, around 15-16 years old. This is the final year of compulsory education in British schools. Kids who are worldschooled, homeschooled, or unschooled, …

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Thai Omelette Recipe (Why Thai Omelettes are So Good!)

Thai omelettes are really tasty and in Thailand, a country with so many amazing dishes, I find myself eating and ordering Thai omelette rice surprisingly often. I’ve ordered it from street food stalls in Bangkok, tourist restaurants on Thai islands and it even appears on menus in the shopping mall food court in Chiang Mai. …

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Christmas Markets in Europe. Facts About European Christmas Markets

Europe is full of Christmas markets these days, most large and small cities have their own Christmas markets, and many larger cities in Europe, such as London, will have several Christmas markets and fayres. This makes London, Paris, and multiple other European cities, major European Christmas destinations. Locals visit and Europeans visit neighbouring countries and …

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London Museums With Kids (Best Ones!)

London is a place where you can have so much fun with the family, When you’re done playing, shopping, and exploring, be sure to check out some of London’s best museums. London’s family-friendly museums with kids can be a joy, but kids need fun things to do. Luckily London England has world-class museums hosting many …

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Do Travel Blogs Still Make Money?

Yes, travel blogs still make money today. My travel blog has made money throughout the pandemic period and today, with travel starting to make a comeback in 2021, that income is rising. Travel bloggers make money in many different ways. I already posted about that in a post about how travel bloggers make money. I …

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Best Places to Visit in Europe for First-timers

If you have never been to Europe before but you are planning a trip to this exciting continent, then this list is for you!  The best places to visit in Europe covers the most popular sites and attractions as well as some lesser-known favourite destinations too.  Most you will have heard of, but others may …

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Where is Egypt Located?

Egypt is located in North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, making its geography very interesting indeed. It is a transcontinental country and there aren’t very many of those. Likewise, the Middle East is a transcontinental region. Egypt borders Africa, the Mediterranian Sea, Asia, and the Red Sea, which opens onto The Arabian Sea and …

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Best Travel Products For Easier Travels

We have a whole section on this website dedicated to travel products, travel gear, and accessories, listing the best individual items for general product types. Here we present a simple list of the best travel products for easier travels. These travel products will ease you through airports, make packing easier, and allow you to travel …

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Souvenirs from Australia. Best Gifts and Souvenirs to Buy in Australia!

Souvenirs from Australia are many and varied but what can you buy to remember your Australian trip? This post covers the best Australian souvenirs and gifts. What’s on sale Downunder to remind you of your great Australian adventure or to gift to a loved one? We give you some ideas and tips and even Australian …

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