• Italy with a toddler or baby
    Italy,  Travel Tips

    Tips for Renting a Car in Italy

    Before we talk about tips for renting a car in Italy, it is worth mentioning that before we had children we were firmly in the ‘backpacker who uses public transport camp’. It rarely crossed our minds to rent a car and we never did until our second trip to Italy with our baby, when we made a last minute decision to get a car. It has to be said having a car makes travelling with children a LOT easier (especially with babies and toddlers) and it has become our preferred option when travelling in Europe. It gives you greater freedom to travel at the time you choose and that best…

  • Chickenpox on Holiday - what to do
    Travel Tips

    What To Do if Your Child Gets Chickenpox on Holiday

    One of the main things that we always hope for when travelling with babies and toddlers is that they stay safe and healthy the whole time. The thought that they might get sick is probably our biggest worry, especially on long trips to South East Asia.   But, sometimes the unexpected happens when you are away. On a trip to Lanzarote with our eldest daughter, she came down with chickenpox. Fortunately, she was pretty lucky and only suffered from relatively mild chickenpox with just a few spots. Whilst she was maybe not quite her usual self, she was still very bubbly and able to enjoy her holiday. We think that…

  • Travel Gear

    The Best Wireless Headphones for Toddlers and Kids: Safe and Tangle Free Sounds

    Wireless headphones are a bit of a revelation when it comes to getting headphones for your child. Free from the physical connection to the device your child is free to dance to music, jump up and down and stomp around like a dinosaur. All the things that a toddler might like to do when watching their favourite programme or listening to some music. Just without the trip hazards and iPads flying across the room that you would get with wired headphones. Originally we bought our toddler normal wired headphones, but it didn’t take long before the wires had been twisted and chewed to the point that they had stopped working.…

  • Ergobaby 360 Review
    Travel Gear

    Ergobaby 360 Review – The Best 4 Position Baby Carrier for You?

    A good baby carrier makes life with a baby so much easier. Whether you are travelling, shopping or just trying to do jobs around the house they give you the chance to keep your little one close whilst you have your hands free to get on with what you need to. If you have already seen our review of the original Ergobaby Carrier, you will know that we used that to take our daughter to exotic places around the world as well as plenty of walks and shopping trips to places close to home. In this Ergobaby 360 review post, we will give you all the low down on this…

  • Best Baby Carriers For Travel
    Popular Posts,  Travel Gear

    The Best Baby Carriers for Travel 2019

    Baby carriers are an essential piece of kit if you are planning to travel with your little one. They allow you to get on and do things having both your hands-free (think showing passports or tickets, carrying bags, taking photos) and they enable you to carry your child in a way that minimises the strain on your arms, back and shoulders. In this post we will review the best baby carriers for travel, highlighting the features that we have found useful on our travels and helping you to choose the travel baby carrier that suits you and your baby the best. Even if your child is able to walk, you…