Travel tips

Flying with a baby in the wave of a pandemic

Over the past decade I have travelled very frequently, taking some 30 flights per year at my peak. Flying has always felt like the norm to me. Like getting a bus. Then I had a baby, and things slowed down a bit. However, we did manage to take our first flight with her in March 2020. Then there was a pandemic and no one was flying for a while. As I started my...

The first flight with our baby

Just like with our first experience of travelling with our newborn, our first experience of air travel with our baby gave us mixed feelings. Excitement at the fact that she would be going on her first flight, but nerves at how it would go. Normally I love air travel and airports (even those early morning flights). I love getting there and sitting in departures...

Getting The Most Out Of A Road Trip

Having a road trip is one of the best ways that you can possibly get around while travelling. If you are keen to see more of your home country, then this is one way that you can do that relatively easily and inexpensively. And if you are exploring another country, then you can likewise hope to see much more of that place much more readily if you take a road trip. Of...

Nine Nifty Ways To Save On Your 2020 Break

Travelling is one of the most expensive things in which you can indulge. If you’re a fan of luxury travel, then you know it’s going to be more expensive than usual. However, it doesn’t have to be! A holiday is a luxury, but it doesn’t have to come with the luxury price tag if you don’t want it to. With a little forward thinking and some simple tips...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Warning Signs to Look For When Booking a Hotel

There are many people out there who prefer to book a tour package these days because of a distasteful experience with planning their trip on their own. One of the critical components of how your vacation would be is how your hotel turns out to be. Many a times, the hotel you see online while booking presents an entirely different picture of what it may be in real...

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