WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY TRAVEL BLOG!

Welcome to the Flashpacking Family travel blog. We’ve been a travel family since Ernie – our eldest – was three months old, but only started this family travel blog five years later. We’re playing catch up and have lots of great content coming soon (Jordan, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Canada to name a few). Have a browse around our posts below for some inspiration and be sure to check back regularly to see more great family travel-related content.

Reykjavik

The 12 Best Things To Do In Reykjavik

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Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and the northernmost capital city in the world. It is a fabulous destination either in the summer or the winter and there are plenty of things to do in Reykjavik to keep you entertained for a weekend or longer.
Frog 55 and Frog 62

Review: Why Frog Bikes Are The Best Bikes For Kids

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We have been fans of Frog Bikes for a long time now and believe their superior technology make them the best bikes for kids and helped our youngest son to ride a bike at 3 years old. Our Frog Bike review explains why.
70+ Short Travel Quotes

70+ Short Travel Quotes To Help Fuel Your Wanderlust

Travel quotes - love them or hate them? We're not masively into quotes, but there is something about these short travel quotes that have truly inspired us over the years to travel. We are sure they will inspire you too!
Collect Moments Not Things

7 Inspiring Reasons To Collect Moments Not Things

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We live our life by the mantra 'collect moments not things' and we are much happier for it. Find out why experiences are so much more important than things.
Athabasca Falls in winter

Athabasca Falls: An Absolute Highlight of Jasper National Park

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Whilst the Athabasca Falls aren't the largest falls in Canada, they are certainly impressive, all the more so because they are surrounded by some of the most breath-taking scenery in the world. Here's everything you need to know to plan your visit.
Rosemood Photo Calendars

Rosemood Photo Calendars: The Perfect Gift For Loved Ones

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Looking for the perfect gift for loved ones to help capture moments that they might have missed during 2020? Look no further than a personalised photo calendar by Rosemood Atelier. Their quality is second to none and they will be loved by the recipient.
Royal Tyrrell Museum Canada

The Royal Tyrrell Museum: Best Dinosaur Museum In The World

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The Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, the Dinosaur Capital of the World in the Canadian Badlands is one of the best dinosaur museums in the world. Our guide gives you all the information you need to plan your visit.
Zakopane sign

10 Fun Things To Do In Zakopane In Winter

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If you're looking for a ski resort in Europe that offers more than just skiing, you can't go far wrong with Zakopane, Poland. There are lots of fun things to do in Zakopane in winter besides skiing.
Aerial view of La Croix du Vieux Pont

Why La Croix Du Vieux Pont Is So Popular With Family Campers

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La Croix du Vieux Pont is a 5 star campsite in France for families near Paris and the Champagne region. There are loads of family-friendly activities for all ages and it is the ideal base to explore all the region has to offer.
Osprey daylite kids backpacks

The Best Kids Backpacks For Travel (For Younger Kids)

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Choosing the right travel bags for your kids can be a bit of a minefield with so many options out there. Having tried many different types of kids travel bags ourselves, we have settled on using kids backpacks for our travels. Here are our top recommendations.
Flying with a baby

Flying With A Baby: 15 Tips To Make That First Flight Easier

Flying with a baby for the first time can certainly throw a few curve balls, even for the most seasoned of travelers. For some, that first flight can be a breeze. Others will be put off flying with kids for a long time. If you want to be in the former category and have a successful first flight with your baby, the key is to be prepared.
Bluebells in Pryor's Wood

The 10 Most Beautiful Bluebell Woods in Hertfordshire

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We have picked 10 of the best Hertfordshire bluebell woods for you to visit with a little information on where to find them, what facilities they have there and anything else of interest in the area.