Travel

Travel posts on this travel blog. Where to travel, how to travel, why to travel with a leaning towards with kids or family travel.

Is Cruising Safe For Kids? Cruise Ships With Kids

Cruising with kids, cruising can be a lot of fun for families with kids and also an affordable vacation or ...
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Orlando Petting Farm

Much as we all love theme parks, most families need to find a few other things to do in Orlando ...
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Finding Cheap Cruises (Re-positioning Cruises)

We took 2 10 day + cruises in a year a little while ago. We wouldn’t take a second or ...
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Why Travel to El Salvador? (with Kids)

Why travel to El Salvador?  Nobody goes to El Salvador. That’s what a family member said when she found out we ...
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What’s a Transatlantic Cruise Like?

Transatlantic cruise reviews, crossing the Atlantic on a cruise ship, what’s it like? And tips for transatlantic cruise crossings. Nerves ...
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The Cerne Abbas Giant

I posted the other day about our drive down through, Avebury, Stonehenge and the chalk horses of Wiltshire. What a ...
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Stonehenge, Avebury and Prehistoric Britain

Stonehenge would probably be pretty high on any non-Brit tourist’s wish list. Some of us get a bit blase about ...
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How Many Countries Have You Been To?

Fellow family travel blogger Erin asked the question on her Facebook page, “How many countries have you been to?” Erin ...
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UK With Kids

Have you ever considered taking your kids to the UK for a vacation or holiday? We think it’s a great ...
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Great Reasons To Be In The UK in Winter

Regular readers will know that we touched down in the UK yesterday after 6 months in steamy Asia and 6 ...
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Monkey Attack! Sri Lanka Photo Post

Monkeys are everywhere here in Sri Lanka. I’m sitting outside our room watching them right now. You may not see ...
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Getting to Legoland Malaysia From Malacca

This post is about how to get to Legoland Malaysia from Malacca, the bus journey, where to stay near Legoland ...
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From Flash to Trash. Will Kids Enjoy Budget Travel and Cheap Hotels?

Chef and I have always enjoyed budget travel. We’ve always wanted to get maximum travel for our dollar and to ...
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Staying on Haad Salad, Ko Phangan. Dangers and Annoyances.

We have absolutely loved staying on Haad Salad, Ko Phangan for the last 6 weeks. It’s a beautiful beach paradise ...
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How do you Start an Adventure?

How do you start an adventure? I started mine with my first ever blog post on my free wordpress.com site. ...
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Anxiety, Palpitations, Perimenopause and MSG.

If you read my last post about Chef’s hospitalisation, you’ll know that I wasn’t feeling too good. I’d even asked ...
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Medical Dramas on Ko Phangan and Surgery on Ko Samui

This morning, 4 months into our trip, my husband is having emergency hernia repair surgery on Ko Samui. I’ve always said ...
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Our Four Month Anniversary, Disasters and a Lesson in Unplanned Travel.

Four months ago this week I wrote about the things I’d miss as we left Port Douglas to explore the world. ...
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Travel Makes You Thinner!

Travel makes you wise, we all know that, and wisdom makes you sexier and cooler, but on a totally shallow ...
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Taking a Doctor Who Toy Through Customs. Best Don’t!

Did I tell you about the time we accidentally took a Doctor Who toy through customs? It was back in ...
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Family Budget Travel. Top Tips to Cut Travel Costs.

In our first year on the road we weren’t just about family budget travel, we were rocking extreme budget travel. ...
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Bangkok to Ko Samui (and a Scam to Avoid.)

You have plenty of options for getting from Bangkok to Koh Samui in the far southwest of Thailand. Modern Thailand ...
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Life is Never Easy. Real Life Family Travel.

I could tell you how we got from Laos to Bangkok easily on the fabulous sleeper train and how we’re ...
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COPE Visitor Centre Vientiane Laos. Essential Visit.

COPE Vientiane is a non-profit organisation in Laos which provides prosthetic limbs, mobility assistance and rehabilitation for Lao people who ...
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Travel Medical Kit & Health on The Road

We’ve been travelling full-time for over 4 years now and, yes, we’ve all had minor health problems, the travel medical ...
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Travel Vaccinations in Kuala Lumpur

This is for anyone out there, like me, who is stressing about travel vaccinations. The crazy cost of them in ...
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Vang Vieng, Laos with Kids

Beautiful Vang Vieng, Laos is known for tubing and a crazy backpacker party scene. Not many people would associate it ...
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Ock Pop Tok and Getting my Luang Prabang Mojo Back

We’ve been in Luang Prabang, Laos, for almost a week now. It’s been a strange few days and we weren’t ...
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Vang Vieng, Laos. Tubing, Kayaking & Caving

We’ve been in Vang Vieng, Laos for 5 nights now and we’re loving it. It’s raining, a lot, but it ...
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Travel Blogs vs Lonely Planet

Travel bloggers will hate me for posting this, but I’m known for my honesty, maybe for being rather pedantic at ...
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Dusit Zoo – Bangkok Zoo

I’ve mentioned Dusit zoo before as a great place to take children in Bangkok, we went for a return visit ...
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We Love Bangkok!

It’s great to be in Bangkok again! I fell in love with Bangkok as a solo traveller back in 1999 ...
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Staying in a Hostel With Kids

Can you stay in a hostel with kids? Yes, you can, many hostels today have private family rooms but a ...
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So What’s it Really Like,Travelling With Kids?

Scary, isn’t it? The idea of spending so much time alone with your kids in a strange country. Truth is, ...
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This is The Beginning. Port Douglas to Kuala Lumpur

This post is from our first day of travel, our first day as a nomadic family, not quite digital nomads ...
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Port Douglas: Leaving it Behind.

This is my last week in Port Douglas, Queensland. Regular readers will know we are British expats and have been living in ...
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Planning Family Travel: One Week To Go!

We are a family planning to set out on a travel adventure. Our aim is to travel indefinitely or for ...
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Travelling Without Dad.

The boys and I are starting our family adventure in Malaysia early with a bit of single parent travel, we’re ...
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Planning Family Travel: Three Months To Go

We are a family planning to travel the world. We are three months from our departure date. The first post ...
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Am I Making This Look Too Easy?

In 2012 we decided to save, sell almost everything and set off to travel the world. This post is from ...
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The Travel Vaccinations Drama.

I went to see my GP to talk travel vaccinations yesterday. I wish I hadn’t! I came away with a ...
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Scared to Travel the World?

Am I scared to leave home and travel the world indefinitely, with no fixed plans? Not really. I can’t wait ...
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