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Parenting On The Road

This post is about learning to be parents on the road. How we handled parenting children while travelling, without routine, without consistency, schedule, or any of the things the parenting rule books will preach. We believe in throwing rule books out of the window. This is an extract, edited, from our e-Book, The Seven Year …

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Is Travel Self Indulgent?

An anonymous commentator dropping their venom under a fake email address felt the need to call our travel lifestyle self-indulgent after we were stranded at an airport recently. Thanks, so nice. These trolls and bitter keyboard warriors maybe don’t realise there is a family of sensitive souls at the other end of the internet just …

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Wales With Kids

Wales with kids. Things to do in Wales with kids this summer holidays and on into autumn and winter 2020. We’ve listed plenty of things to do outdoors, in remote places far from crowds, as well as the usual tourist attractions. Some will still be closed, some are open. We’ve tried to find out. Is …

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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 …

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Things to do in 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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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Daintree Village

A collection of photos from Daintree Village to convince you to visit. Daintree Village lies on the south side of the Daintree River. To reach the village when driving north from Port Douglas and Cairns you will need to bare left and not take the turning towards the Daintree Ferry, stay on the Mossman Daintree …

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