Simple Tips for Dealing with Jet Lag and Kids

Jetlag & Kids

My children, who are currently aged 6 and 4, are fairly well-seasoned flyers for their ages with our eldest having visited 19 countries in her 6 years. They are also ...

Toddler Travelogue: Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui Elephant Ride

At the start of the year one of my best friends from Australia sent me a text somewhat along the lines of “let’s meet somewhere tropical and let’s make it ...

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 ...

Tips for Dealing With a Baby’s and Toddler’s Ears While Flying

Toddler Ear 3

Most of us have been in a position during a take-off or landing when we’ve heard a child crying from somewhere on the plane (or even our lap!) This crying is ...

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 ...

Documents to Carry When Travelling Solo With Your Kids

I have travelled alone internationally on a number of occasions with my small person and each time I do so I always carry parental permission from my husband. In accordance with ...

Navigating Airport Security with Kids

Navigating airport security with kids

Navigating airport security with kids can cause ‘AAAAARGH’ moments in your life.  However, with a little planning and foresight you can avoid these moments. I’ve put together a list of helpful tips and ...

Does My Baby Need a Passport?

Does my baby need a passport

The simple answer to this is – YES. You may be surprised to discover that your baby is unable to fly internationally on your passport or simply with a birth ...

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