What I learnt motor homing with my family

When we had decided to tour the highlands of Scotland earlier this year, my husbands immediate thought was that we would hire a car and it would all be very civilised with us cruising along those winding roads stopping at luxury Bed and Breakfasts or Motels.   Well, that idea was fleeting… It was not to […]

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6 family travel Instagrammers to follow now!

I love the world of Instagram.  The visual beauty of it, and how it can literally transport me from my couch to the most exotic, dreamy, or inspiring places on the plant with the swipe of my finger. Lately, my connection and appreciation of other family travellers has lead me to want to share with […]

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When holiday mishaps happen

The thought of mishaps happening on family holidays are enough to put people off, however, in my experience mishaps can also be a blessing, a real anchor in how you perceive your holiday.  It can create a lasting memory. Mishaps, mistakes, the unplanned and unforeseen does happen.  It is part of life.  So when you embark […]

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Edinburgh for kids

As a family we are huge fans of the United Kingdom – some of our favourite travel memories are from time we spent through England.  So when planning our most recent trip, we knew the UK would feature and since we had not explored Scotland as a family, it was an easy choice to make.  […]

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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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The verdict on our first island holiday

In 2016, amidst the cold Australian winter we escaped and booked our first Island holiday to Fiji.  It had been on my list for the past five years for but some reason we had never got around to actually making an island holiday a priority, always seeking an alternative for our holiday destination. So with nine […]

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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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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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