• Do Toddlers Like Travel?

    September 16, 2018

    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!

    August 26, 2018

    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 Burgundy, most people speak only French…thankfully!

    OK, this means I’m struggling  a little to ...

  • The Nasty Side of Travelling…

    August 20, 2018

    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 judged.

    I’m not talking hundreds of nasty comments…more a gradual trickle of negativity ...


    August 13, 2018

    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 way to get to ...

  • How to Pack More In Your Car!

    August 8, 2018

    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 we decided to spend a year travelling in France we knew that ...