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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Planning for our big trip of 2017…

Mediterranean Summer - our Family Travels

The countdown is on We are planning our big trip of 2017.    We’ll be going to Italy, Scotland and Denmark on a nine-week holiday beginning in late April! This time we’ll have nine weeks to enjoy three countries, many cities and countless experiences.   We have changed our minds so many times but I enjoy […]

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Why AirBnb is a great option for families

why airbnb is a great option for families

    Why Airbnb is a great option for families…. It is a wonderful experience to travel as a family!  Each new place we visit creates wonderful memories that are simply priceless.  However, one element of holiday planning that can be tricky to navigate is accommodation options.  Have you considered Airbnb?  I will tell you why […]

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Tips to finding the best accommodation on AirBnb

tips to finding the best accommodation on airbnb

It’s no secret I love to use Airbnb when travelling – you can read here why it works for families!   I love seeing our destination of trips stack up, however, with all the choices now on offer and the media always ready to pounce when someone has a bad experience, I understand it can be […]

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6 tips – Rome for families

6 tips to do in rome for families

Rome is a city I absolutely adore.  As a family we have been a few times.   It can be overwhelming, busy, chaotic and crazy.  If you are planning a trip to Rome, some preparation is key. Here are our top tips for Rome you should know before travelling with your family.   Top 6 tips – […]

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Creating video memories of your holiday

A great way to create a memory of a holiday is with a short video. Nowadays, with phones and gopros taking such amazing footage – paired with easy-to-use movie apps – there is no reason why you can’t make a short clip to capture a moving memory of your holiday. Here are my tips to […]

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Paris….Top 5 things to do with kids

Paris top 5 things to do with kids

If you ask my kids about Paris, they will give you an affirmative thumbs up.  My kids love Paris.  I’m sure Paris is one of their favourite European destinations.  I agree there is something whimsy, romantic and childlike about Paris that perfectly caters to children thus making it a great city to explore. Here is […]

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Welcome to Our Family Travels

Welcome to Our Family Travels This is our travel blog which covers everything related to travelling as a family. We wanted to create a space to document, inspire and share our love of family travel.  As lovers of travel, we hope you will be inspired by what we share on ‘Our Family Travels’.  We hope […]

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