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We are what’s called a digital nomad family. This means that our ability to generate a location independent income while homeschooling (some call it worldschooling) our 2 children, leaves us free to travel and explore the world. It’s about freedom, learning, adventures and stimulation, but it’s also about making memories for the kids and for …

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Many travellers encounter mosquitoes or mosquitos (both spellings are correct) as they travel in warm and tropical climates. We have travelled for years, and our home base is full of mosquitos. This is what really works in avoiding mosquitos and their bites. Mosquitoes carry diseases that you really want to avoid. If you thought too …

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I’m never going to be able to eat dried pasta again after our time in Italy. Fresh, home-made pasta, produced with love from the finest ingredients is a totally wonderful eating experience. The pasta is softer, slightly spongy, and soaks up the flavours of the sauce. It’s delicious and very more-ish. A kids cooking class …

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The London Science Museum is one of the very best museums in London and is perfect with kids and interesting for adults. It is a short distance west of Central London and is easy to get to for most visitors to London. Our post covers, admission, tickets, how to get to the Science Museum, plus …

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Legoland Windsor, near London in England is the Legoland for Great Britain. This Legoland Park was Legoland 3 for us, having already visited Legoland Malaysia and Legoland Florida. Both were great fun for the whole family so we couldn’t wait to check out the UK’s version. A review of the UK’s Legoland park, where to …

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We don’t travel light. We travel with 2 large backpacks, 2 small kids’ backpacks and 2 pieces of adult carry-on luggage, both containing laptops. It’s the absolute maximum we can carry, just within weight limits for planes and our bodies. We believe that travelling light with kids is extremely impractical, it’s also not a budget-friendly …

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Cruising with kids, cruising can be a lot of fun for families with kids and also an affordable vacation or transport option. But is cruising safe for kids? The tragic February death of a child in a cruise ship’s pool has probably added more anxiety to the shoulders of the potential cruise parent. I can …

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This morning the boys and I went to Ripley’s Believe It Or Not New York,  just off Times Square in New York City. I’d never been to a museum like it before and I really didn’t know too much about it. We loved it! I thought it would be about Guinness World Record breakers mostly. …

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Chef and I have always enjoyed budget travel. We’ve always wanted to get maximum travel for our dollar and to us, fancy hotels aren’t (usually) part of that. We make exceptions for the odd splurge but usually we travel to see the world and to learn from our experiences. We need somewhere to sleep and …

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Years ago, in Vietnam, when we were on our first RTW, I had a go at driving the moped we’d hired. I got my twisting, pulling and pushing mixed up and mounted the pavement extremely inelegantly, scattering the picnicking Vietnamese family who were quietly enjoying their lunch. I hadn’t been near a moped since because …

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In our first year on the road we weren’t just about family budget travel, we were rocking extreme budget travel. Our budget for Asia on on our first year of full-time family travel was crazy-low, it hovered between $40 and $50 per day. That’s not much for a family of four and it’s certainly a …

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I thought this photo of huge spiders came out pretty well, so I’m making it photo of the week. This was part of  Penang Butterfly Farm, it’s a nice little place, you can wander around among the glorious tropical butterflies, hold giant millipedes ( we had another drama there, Facebook page followers would know all about that …

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