Romance on family holidays? It can be done

Whilst holidaying as a family the constant connectedness and time together can play havoc on your relationship with your spouse.   We love travelling as a family and each of us bring something unique to each and every experience, however as the adults in the family, we owe it to each other to make it special […]

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Italian Airbnb Experience {Part 2}

Our Italian Airbnb Experience {Part 2} In my previous post I shared our Airbnb stays in Rome, which included a trip to San Felice Circeo at the beach. After leaving Rome, we stayed in Venice, Verona, Milan and, last but not least, Lake Como.   As a family we understand you don’t always want to be […]

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Italian Airbnb Experience {Part 1}

Our Italian Airbnb Experience {Part 1} During our recent adventure in Italy we decided that using Airbnb to book accommodation was the best way to go. Read these articles here about why we love Airbnb and how to get the best out of Airbnb to understand why we use Airbnb when travelling. Since our last trip to […]

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Our family travelling mistakes

I believe travelling is like any skill.   You get better with practice.   Our family travelling mistakes have been many however, each time I learn a better way of adapting to being a family that travels.  I hope that by sharing our mistakes it will help you avoid making them too.   Of course you can’t plan […]

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Flying with Kids: Top 5 Tips

One of the most common questions I hear from friends and family would have to be: “How are your kids on the plane?” When I respond with, “They are really good actually,” I’m often met with surprise and raised eyebrows. It’s not that my children are unusually well behaved − though I like to think so − but there […]

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Change your parenting style whilst travelling

Change your parenting style whilst travelling

Holidaying as a family is something we love. The new sights, experiences, and memories created are priceless. However, as a parent I am mindful that at times these experiences can put a strain on my ability to feel in control of the parenting game. By game, I mean ensuring the rules and expectations I have […]

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5 decisions we are so glad we made this trip

5 best decisions we made this trip

  We’ve been on our 2017 adventure for nearly two weeks now.  It’s been a one amazing journey and we have had a great start to our holiday and I give that credit to 5 decisions we made.     Making these judgments early whilst planning this holidays has made the initial start so much more relaxing […]

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What to consider when travelling with extended family

what to consider when travelling with extended family

Travelling as a family is one thing.  Travelling with extended family is a whole other ball game and needs to be considered before leaping in.   There is lots to be thought of before agreeing to go on holiday with extended family, irrespective of whether you get on like a house of fire, are close, have […]

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Why everyone should experience a Mediterranean Summer

why you must experience a Mediterranean holiday

Summer is a wonderful time to travel.  Obviously the weather is ideal, the sun shining makes people happier,  and European cities and town tend to shine in the Mediterranean summer.  It’s no wonder people love to travel to Europe in summer and experience the Mediterranean.   There is certainly  a uniqueness that I haven’t found here […]

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Making museums fun with kids….

making museums fun for kids

Making museums fun with kids is one way to ensure visiting such places whilst on holidays is indeed fun. The fact of the matter is, kids have a limited attention span and even adults can only take in so much history or number of exhibits.  Well, with a little creative thinking and modifying your own expectations […]

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