Author - Abbi

Thinking About Your Next Family Holiday Now

photo credit Family holidays are something that everyone looks forward to throughout the year. It’s a chance for you all to reconnect and enjoy each other’s company and allows everyone to put work and school to the backs of their minds for a week or two.    Even though you’re currently planning the Best Christmas Ever™, it’s not ridiculous to take some time in...

Where Would I Go If I Won The Lottery?

For many of us, entering the lottery gives us a hope, a dream. The world is huge, but comes with limits and restrictions. For example Saudi Arabia only recently permitted female backpackers to get a tourist visa and unless you have a lot of money at your disposal, visas and flights in Africa continue to incur high costs. So if I suddenly win the lottery tomorrow...

Travelling with a newborn baby

Prior to the birth of our baby girl, my husband and I had no hestiation in travelling anywhere. Often I would discover a cheap flight and equally affordable accommodation, and would then figure out the rest as the time approached, or even when we got there. During my pregnancy, we travelled a lot and in preparing to have our baby, we discussed about how we would like...

Organise a safari in South Africa

South Africa is one of the first choices for people who want to go on safaris. The government reports show that in 2017 alone, there were more than 16 million visitors to the country. This is probably one of the few countries that have two oceans on their coastline. So, you can experience both the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic. There are so many beautiful beaches...

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...

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...

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