Travel Tips

When planning our trips we devour the relevant Lonely Planet or Rough Guide (whichever is the most up to date – watch for their publication dates!) and scour Tripadvisor for reviews, in conjunction with mini-blogs on Instagram which may be more up to date. We’re always looking for top tips on the destinations we’re planning travel to, particularly relating to travel with kids. Here are some of our top family travel tips from our own travels.

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).
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.
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.
How to say Hello in different languages

How To Say Hello In Different Languages

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If there's one thing that we've learned from travelling, it's that learning to say hello in different languages will help make a great first impression. From experience, a hello in the language of the country you are visiting and a smile will go a very long way.
Money saving tips and tricks for Center Parcs UK

10 Top Center Parcs UK Money Saving Tips and Tricks

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Looking for Center Parcs UK money saving tips? We don't blame you! Center Parcs is expensive, particularly in the school holidays and 'deals' are not that easy to come by so we need to get creative with these 10 top money saving ideas.
vw campervan sleeping

The Ultimate Campervan Essentials Packing List

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Having been campers for most of our lives, we thought that we already had most of the camping essentials that we needed for our new VW campervan adentures. We were wrong! We discovered on our first overnight trip in our campervan that there were a few extras that we needed to pack in. Here's a handy camping essentials list to make sure you don't forget a thing.
Our new VW Campervan

A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a New VW Campervan

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If you're completely new to the world of VW Campervans, this guide to buying a new VW campervan will take you step by step through the process of finding the perfect VW campervan including how to find the right conversion company, what type of bed and roof to look for and anything else you need to consider to make it the perfect campervan for you.
Empty aeroplane

Travel After Coronavirus: What Does The Future of Travel Look Like?

Have you been wondering what travel after Coronavirus will look like? We have. A lot. We firmly believe that travel will bounce back, but the big question is 'will we ever travel in the same way again?'
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Travel First Aid Kit: What Should You Take in Yours?

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First aid kits are not always at the top of your travel packing list, especially if you're going to a destination with an excellent healthcare system in place. But if the country you're travelling to doesn't have great healthcare or you're getting off the beaten track, then it's a good idea to pack your own travel first aid kit. But what should you take? Read on...
Is Morocco safe for families

5 Things you Should Know About Visiting Morocco with Kids

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Is Morocco safe? This is the burning question many people have about Morocco and we can understand why.  It's not far from the UK and is very close to mainland Europe and yet culturally it's worlds apart. Read our 5 things you need to know about travelling to Morocco with kids to help you have a safe and enjoyable trip.
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A Complete Guide to Virtual Travel with Kids to Help you Travel the World from Home

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Travel not possible right now? With the wonders of modern technology, there are so many resources out there that allow you to experience virtual travel with kids. We've been overwhelmed with the quantity and quality of these virtual-travel resources that allow us to visit the world from our home and have listed our favourites.