• Tips For Renting a Car in Italy
    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
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    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…

  • Thailand with a Baby and toddler
    Thailand,  Travel Inspiration,  Travel Tips

    Thailand with a Baby and Toddler – Complete Guide to Travel in Thailand with Young Kids

    Thailand has become a hugely popular tourist destination thanks to its tropical climate, amazing beaches, great food, fascinating culture and stunning scenery. Thailand has it all, from thick green jungle to warm crystal blue waters and it welcomes visitors from all walks of life and from around the world. Famous for having some of the most glorious beaches in the world, Thailand is an obvious place to consider for a family holiday, vacation or for extended travel with a baby. We used our Shared Parental Leave (a combination of maternity/paternity leave that is now available to parents in the UK) to travel in Thailand and South East Asia with a…

  • Flying with a Toddler Checklist
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    Flying with a Toddler Checklist. Your Ultimate Guide to Hassle Free Flying

    So, your baby is a little older now and ready for another flying adventure, or maybe it is their first ever flight? Either way, it is bound to be an exciting and memorable experience for them. We hope that our flying with a toddler checklist will help make it a smoother experience for you. This guide has been written based upon our experience of over 50 flights with babies and toddlers both long haul and short haul. We hope that we can offer some valuable insights to anyone who is preparing to take a young child on a flight. The thought of taking a toddler on a flight can be…

  • Flying with a Baby Checklist
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    Flying With A Baby Checklist. All You Need to Know Before Flying with Your Baby

    We know that the thought of flying with a baby for the first time can be pretty unnerving. Your mind is flooded with thousands of concerns like; will she cry the whole way? Will it hurt her ears? Will she get travel sick? Will everyone stare at us? Every parent shares these concerns on their first flight with a baby and most likely every flight that they take with their baby. We hope that our flying with a baby checklist will help to allay some of these fears and help you to feel better prepared for your upcoming flights. With careful planning and preparation, you should be able to make…

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    Camping With Toddlers Checklist – Complete Guide to Camping with Young Kids

    Camping with a young family is a wonderful experience and we definitely recommend that you get outdoors and give it a try. But there is no denying that it can be a challenging experience. This post is full of practical camping tips that will make your trip go smoothly, and we hope that our camping with toddlers checklist will help you to be better prepared for your time sleeping under the stars so that you can enjoy the experience to the full. Tent Camping with Toddlers How to Prepare for Your First Camping Trip When you go camping with a baby or toddler for the first time, you are taking…