We've had two wonderful holidays in Dubai. Here are our top tips for a family trip to the bustling, cosmopolitan city! Practical things first (all very important when travelling with little people in tow....and when mindful of a budget!). 1. Use taxis (and or public transport!) Don't worry about organising transfers from the airport to… Continue reading Top tips for a family holiday to Dubai
Why choose an Airbnb? We first stumbled across Airbnb when we travelled to Copenhagen back in 2014. It was the first time we'd tackled a city break with our then 9 month old and we had this sudden realisation that we needed self catering and more than one bedroom. Hotels just weren't going to work.… Continue reading Top tips for choosing the right Airbnb
So unless we're doing a short city break (like Porto, Hamburg or Rotterdam) we tend to hire a car when we go abroad. It gives us the freedom to visit sites off the beaten track and means that we don't have to struggle with public transport and the kitchen sink! That said, whenever I speak with… Continue reading Top 10 tips for hiring a car abroad
I'm often asked how I manage to travel with young children when they are still mainly bottle fed. In many ways it does make it more complex but it is easy enough to sort. Here are my top tips - Travelling 1. Travellers with babies are allowed to take enough expressed breast milk, formula milk,… Continue reading Formula Feeding and Sterilising on holiday
Ok, so whilst we may try and limit screen time at home, when we embark on travelling with our two little ones (particularly the 3 year old) we find it's easier to be fairly relaxed about how much she watches, particularly on flights. Now toddler's taste in TV changes from day to day, so it's important… Continue reading TV on tablets – what does and doesn’t work abroad?!?
1. Plan your journey AND your breaks When you're embarking on a long journey, if you're anything like me, the first thing you'll think about and plan is the journey. How are you going to get from A to B? How long is it going to take? When travelling with children it's equally important to plan… Continue reading Long distance car journeys with children – top survival tips
When returning from Dubai this weekend I was amazed when I saw children scooting through the airport with their cabin sized bag attached. I've since discovered that they had the Flyte Casescooter. I instantly saw the appeal. We had packed our daughters scooter (it was not only fun for her but came in handy when… Continue reading My latest must have gadget for a toddler
My husband and I have always loved travelling. I remember worrying when I found out I was expecting our first child that we'd never be able to travel again. I was determined to continue exploring the world and with a few adjustments this has so far been possible. In fact I would honestly say that… Continue reading My 10 holiday must have’s