• Planning Tips

    Tips For Preparing To Travel – Decluttering Your Home and Storage

    When people ask what was the hardest, most challenging part of our year-long family trip, I answer without hesitation – preparing to travel and leaving home. A big part of this was the challenge of decluttering our home. The months preceding our departure were an emotional rollercoaster full of doubts and anxiety about our decision to travel but were also filled with a never-ending ‘to do’ list – late night frantic attempts at trip planning, packing, endless vaccinations, paperwork, deadlines at work  – the list was endless! In addition, we decided to rent our house. Moving house three times in…

  • Montenegro

    Kotor, Montenegro

    Two hours by bus from the Montenegro capital of Podgorica, is the small city of Kotor, lying at the end of the mountainous Gulf of Kotor. Wrongly called ‘Europe’s Southern most fjord’, the Bay of Kotor is actually a ‘ria’,…

  • Travel Tips

    How To Travel Safely With Children

    Whether it is a trip to your local park, a familiar family holiday location, shopping or the wilds of Mongolia, keeping your children safe inevitably causes stress, worry and anxiety. With mobile phones, instant messaging and GPS trackers, technology can…

  • Travel Tips

    How Travel With Children – And Survive!

    Travelling with children is enjoyable and rewarding in many ways but it is not easy, stress-free or simple! Don’t believe anyone that tells you it is! Those happy, smiley Instagram family travel photos do not show the tantrums, meltdowns, random…

  • Croatia

    Why You Should Visit Cavtat, Croatia

    Visiting Cavtat in Croatia Cavtat is a pretty coastal town in the southern Konvale region of Croatia. It is lesser known than other resorts in this sunny, popular region and as a result, the peaceful town is a quieter tourist…

  • Montenegro

    One Day In Perast, Montenegro

    One Day in Perast, Montenegro Perast is a small, stylish town perfectly positioned on the edge of the Bay Of Kotor overlooking the narrowest part of the Bay, the Verige Strait, towards Herceg Novi and the Adriatic. It is an…

  • Planning Tips

    Planning Where To Go and When

    Perhaps you have planned a big trip for years – complete with a non negotiable bucket list, a specific place you wish to visit, an event you want to experience – so you know exactly where you want to go…

  • Argentina

    Visiting Iguazu Falls From Argentina and Brazil

    Iguazu Falls is located in an idyllic, tropical forest location straddling the border between Brazil and Argentina. There is no avoiding the fact that a trip to this remote natural wonder, whether visiting from Argentina or Brazil, involves a long…

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    Argentina

    Top Tips For Visiting Iguazu Falls

    Visiting Iguazu Falls is a once in a lifetime experience. It is unmissable and unforgettable. I have compiled some tips to help you get the most out of your visit whether you are visiting from Argentina or Brazil.   Visit…

  • Iceland

    Top Tips For Visiting Iceland On A Budget

    Iceland is a wild, beautiful island of active volcanoes and breathtaking glaciers. It justly deserves the nickname of ‘The Land of Fire and Ice.’ In recent years it has become more affordable to visit this safe, friendly, country so it…