My Approach to Finding Flight Deals Online

I wish there were a magical one-stop-shop for finding the cheapest flights online. In all honesty I believe that finding the best flight deal involves lots of web surfing, and what ...

How Young Can a Baby be to Fly?

Baby Passport

I got into a discussion recently about the age at which a young baby can fly and it got me wondering if there are any set rules governing this. The ...

The Great Car Seat Dilemma (Part II: Organising at Your Destination)

Concord car seat

I recently wrote about the great car seat dilemma that parents of young kids face when they travel internationally: should I take the baby/toddler car seat with me, or organise ...

The Great Car Seat Dilemma (Part I: Taking the Seat with You)

Concord car seat

Every parent knows that the safest way to carry young kids in a car is in a car seat. I think one of the biggest dilemmas I have when we ...

How to Cope on an Overnight Flight

I recently had a small ordeal on a flight with my 14 month old. It was an overnight 13.5 hour flight from Melbourne to Dubai, and I incorrectly made the ...

My Hand Luggage Check-list for a Baby/Toddler

I like to travel light, so here is a list of my absolute necessities for a baby on-board a flight. My list mightn’t look light, but, when it’s all packed it should ...

Entertaining a Baby or Toddler on Board a Flight

If you’ve spent any given time with a small child, you’ll quickly agree that they’re active and curious little things – which is great when you’re on solid ground, but ...

International Flights: Liquid Rules and Babies

We live an age of heightened security at airports, with strict rules on what can and can’t be carried in hand luggage. For a new mum planning an international trip ...

Flying With Kids? Take a Spare Change of Clothes for Yourself

On a long flight take a spare change of clothes for yourself. When I’m packing for a flight, often the person I forget about is myself. However, I have learned ...

Prams and Aeroplanes

One of my biggest burning questions when I first started to travel with my daughter was “Can I take my pram on board an aeroplane rather than check-it as luggage?” ...