One of the main reasons many parents are put off by travelling with young children is the amount of organising and stress associated with all the products and gadgets that are needed to facilitate safe journeys.
So when a revolutionary new product is launched that really takes the hassle out of lugging a booster seat with you when you go abroad, then of course MTM wanted to be one of the first to test it out! (more…)
I had set my heart on packing our bags as a family of four and flying off into the sunset to spend two weeks exploring Borneo in Malaysia this coming May. This was back last summer when I was looking ahead and thinking we were due a ‘big’ trip. I’d sourced the flights, even chosen the hotels to best utilise our chances of seeing orangutans in the wild. (more…)
Every year parents are faced with the challenge of finding a fun-filled, family holiday that isn’t going to completely break the bank. As you know, one of my huge bugbears is that travel companies whack up the prices of their package holidays during school holidays, and this results in families paying ridiculous prices just to get some time away together. (more…)
Now that the Christmas is behind us, and the New Year has been and gone, my thoughts always turn to travel and where we’d like to go in the coming months.
Perhaps it’s the fact the festivities have died down, the weather is still a bit meh, and for once, I actually don’t have anything concrete in the diary – of course, little one’s arrival in a few weeks has a lot to do with that – but I am really hankering after some sunshine.
When I discovered I was pregnant earlier this year with my second child, it was very early days – only around 6 weeks – and I was due to go to France the following week for a road trip around Burgundy – home to fine wines, soft cheeses and deliciously tempting cured meats… (more…)