Author - Abbi

6 pre-travel tips you need to remember 

It’s one of the best feelings in the world when you’ve clicked confirm and booked your flights for a holiday. What follows are days of excitement as you think about all of the incredible things you’ll get up to whilst abroad, but then it dawns on you that it’s time to start prepping for your trip – only you don’t know where to begin. Fear not – we’ve put together...

Why You Should Choose Experiences Over Gifts Every Year

If you are trying to find the perfect gift for someone you love for the upcoming holiday season, then why not consider adopting a whole new philosophy when it comes to gift giving? Many people are now realising that the experiences we have are worth much more than the things we own, and that because of this, giving gifts that can allow the recipient to have a new and...

Moving Abroad: Tips On Managing The Emotional Toll

  (Image Credit) Moving abroad is akin to going on an emotional rollercoaster. You will be excited, as the opportunity to start life in a new country will be one filled with new opportunities. Going beyond your usual feelings of travel anxiety, you might start to panic about the prospect of life on foreign shores. And you will be more than a little sad, especially if...

Exclusively expressing: My breastfeeding journey

Throughout my pregnancy I hadn’t given much consideration as to how I would feed my baby. I knew what the options were: breastfeeding and bottle feeding with formula.  I assumed that I would naturally breastfeed. I assumed because you know, “breast is best”.  It’s what ‘they’ say. They say it in the antenatal classes, your midwife...

Staying In Touch A Little Differently On Your Travels

Image credit The second you decide you’re going travelling, everyone tells you that you must keep in touch, send pictures, and Skype as often as possible. Staying in touch helps everyone at home know you’re safe, and they get a little glimpse into what you’ve been getting up to.  Anyone who’s travelled understands how easy it is to get swept up in the excitement of...

The dreaded travel anxiety and how to beat it

Bravery is not the absence of fear, but the ability to take action anyway. A phrase which certainly applies to travelling all over the world. In fact, it is totally natural to have some anxiety or apprehension about visiting places that we have never been to before. However, the good news is that some strategies can help us to manage our worries. Something that can...

What really matters at Christmas time?

lmage Credit If you’re familiar with my content, you would know that squeezing the best out of life and always trying to take the thoughtful option is something I pride myself on. This is an attitude that is far and above worth subscribing to, no matter how you live your life. Cutting to the heart of what really matters and building our lives around that can be one...

Staying Healthy And Happy Whilst On Your Travels

Health is something we need to reinforce whilst we’re on holiday. Sure, you’ve taken yourself off to a tropical beach to enjoy the sun, the sea, and the sand, but that doesn’t mean you’re now suddenly immune to sunburn and any skin issues arising from too much exposure! You’re going to have to make a liberal use of sunblock, and keep an eye on those moles on the...

Time To Book Your Stress-Free Christmas Trip With The Family

A lot of families travel to be together around Christmas time. If your relatives live far away, you might need to plan your trip carefully to avoid the traditional holiday stress. Indeed, with a lot of vehicles on the road, it’s fair to say that the journey is going to be challenging. However, if you’re going to make the most of your time with your family, you need...

Five things to do before the birth of your baby

Pregnancy is the most important part of a woman’s life, which is why it is important to live every moment of it. If you are about to become a parent for the first time, there are few things you need to do to prepare for your little munchkin pops out. A lot of people overlook important tasks to be done before baby delivery and get in trouble at the last minute. Before...

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