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.

Adventurous boys

10 Top Tips To Make Travel With Kids Easy (By A Travel Family)

Planning to travel with kids for the first time? Have no fear. It will be different for sure, but different in a good way and our top tips will make it easier!
Jeep tour of Wadi Rum

Why The Jordan Pass Is Guaranteed To Save You Money In Jordan

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If you're planning a trip to Jordan, make sure to buy your Jordan Pass in advance. It will save you time and money, giving you free acess to 40 tourist attractions. Here's all you need to know (plus a calculation of the savings).
Autumn colours at Leeds Castle in Kent.

Visiting Leeds Castle: The Loveliest Castle In The World

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Leeds Castle is one of the most impressive castles in England and is one of the most visited historic buildings in the country. Our guide to visiting Leeds Castle in Kent gives you all the information you need to know to plan your visit.
Mermaid Street in Rye, East Sussex.

The 11 Best Things To Do In Rye, East Sussex

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Rye is one of the most beautiful small towns in England but despite being small, there are lots of lovely things to do in Rye. Whether you have an hour, a day or a weekend in Rye, here are our top recommendations.
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.