Family Travel Tips

Do Toddlers Like Travel?

Do Toddlers Like Travel?

I just stumbled across this article in The Telegraph online. The title alone is enough to scare any parent who’s even contemplating travelling with their youngster! “The science behind why you should never take your children on foreign holidays”…a pretty bold headline! It almost had […]

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

OK, I’ll admit I was slightly concered about travelling with our toddlers! Taking our three year old home-bod away from his toys, bedroom and extended family was going to be a nightmare…or so I thought! Nobody Understands Your Kids Where we are currently in rural […]

The Nasty Side of Travelling…

The Nasty Side of Travelling…

We’ve been planning our families adventure for around 7 months and only left home less than a month ago. But in that time we’ve been really surprised by the negativity that we’ve received. Thankfully, we’ve had several positive comments too but it still hurts to be […]

THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO FRANCE!

THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO FRANCE!

So, what’s the best way to get to France? Plane, ferry or train? There are a few modes of transport you can choose to cross the Channel. When we’re heading to France, we almost always book Le Shuttle! We think the Eurotunnel is by far the best […]

How to Pack More In Your Car!

How to Pack More In Your Car!

Travelling with kids usually involves stuff…a lot of stuff! Nappies, stroller, toys, travel highchairs…all that paraphernalia that you’d never even heard of a few years back! Suddenly, the people carrier that looked massive in the showroom is now looking more like a Nissan Micra! When […]

20 Tips for Parents of Toddlers!

20 Tips for Parents of Toddlers!

Let’s start by agreeing that being a parent is really hardwork! It can also be really good fun! I was an Early Years teacher from the age of 21 and I worked in Education for 10 years before having my first child…but having Leo made […]

How To Make a Lego Travel Tin

How To Make a Lego Travel Tin

Leo had this cute Lego travel tin for his third birthday…he loves superheroes! It’s also the perfect way to introduce him to small Lego! It’s really handy for playing with at the kitchen table (away from his little brother) and taking away on holiday with […]

Healthy Snacks…on the go!

Healthy Snacks…on the go!

Travelling with kids is in many ways more challenging than when we we were on our own. We can’t just jump in the car for a five hour journey anymore! It takes a little more planning! We find that a few snacks make the journey […]