• BLOG,  TRAVEL TIPS

    6 WAYS TO FINANCE WORLD TRAVEL

    We spent my maternity leave travelling the world, embarking on our first adventure when George was 12 weeks old. Unlike other travelling families, we had not planned for this at all. Our first adventure to Singapore and Vietnam was to attend a friends wedding and for Grandma Sue, who lives in New Zealand, to meet her first Grandson (we are…

  • AUSTRIA,  BLOG,  EUROPE,  THINGS TO DO IN

    THINGS TO DO IN SALZBURG WITH KIDS

    gemma and george on a bridge in salzburg

    We travelled to Salzburg with a 7 month old baby George in June, as part of our month long European Road trip. The inspiration behind the Sound of Music, the Austrian City is a medieval masterpiece. Turrets, wide courtyards and splendid views of the Alps, there is nothing to dislike (maybe the prices!) The home of legendary composer Mozart, you…

  • BLOG,  HOW TO,  TRAVEL TIPS

    HOW TO ROAD TRIP WITH A BABY

    Since embarking upon our travel adventure whilst on maternity leave, we have driven from Texas to New York; Seattle to California and all across Europe. From a car, to an RV to a converted camper van - we've done it all. Here are some helpful tips and information you need to know before you embark upon your journey.

  • BLOG,  MOTHERHOOD

    MY GREATEST LOVE OF ALL

    gemma and her gran

    Every now and then I find myself thinking, “I wish my Gran could see this.” Or, “I wonder what Gran would make of this.” Eight years later, it’s a testament to her legacy that she is still very much present in my mind. I was raised by my Mum and my Gran. Unfortunately my Grandfather passed early, when my Mum…

  • BLOG,  MOTHERHOOD

    I CAN’T PROTECT HIM FOREVER

    When he fell and bust his lip I’m not sure who cried more, me or George. As I picked him up and comforted him, I was really angry with myself. “How could I let this happen?” and for the entire walk home, I was screaming obscenities at myself, in my mind. I made a silent promise that I would do…

  • BLOG,  MOTHERHOOD

    TEETHING, TEMPERATURES & TEARS

    Teething is cruel. I find it really distressing and it often leaves me feeling helpless. An invisible tyrant who creeps up on you and your child, destroying your seemingly natural routine, which in truth, you worked really hard to establish. Sleepless nights. Tears. Tantrums. And plenty of tears from everyone (including the neighbours).

  • BLOG,  REVIEWS

    TOMMEE TIPPEE TRAVEL BOTTLE WARMER REVIEW

    With an exceptionally cheap price tag, you might be tempted to believe this is a 'one time use' product but, you'd be wrong. n a matter of minutes, you can feed your baby literally, anywhere in the world. For the price, the Tommee Tippee Travel Flask is great value for money.

  • BLOG,  REVIEWS

    SKY BABY TRAVEL MATTRESS REVIEW

    If you're on a budget, you'll be naturally seeking out cheap flights. Which means, you may have to give up a level of comfort that you get when you pay more money. Using a Skybaby Travel Mattress ensures that your baby will always have a high standard of comfort.

  • BLOG,  REVIEWS

    ERGOBABY OMNI 360 CARRIER REVIEW

    A baby carrier has become a staple accessory for parents and that's no exception when it comes to travelling. Handy for flights and destinations that don't lend themselves to prams, a baby carrier opens up a lot of 'travel' windows. With lot's of different makes and models on the market, it can be confusing and stressful to chose the right…

  • BLOG,  THAILAND,  THINGS TO DO IN

    THINGS TO DO IN BANGKOK WITH KIDS

    Friendly and welcoming, Bangkok is a fantastic destination to travel to with a baby and/or children. I’d describe it as a head on collision of tradition and modernism. You’re cruising down a river and on either side, you’ve got boats full to the brim with fresh tropical fruits and ready-to-drink coconuts awaiting you. Turn the corner and there is a…

  • BLOG,  MOTHERHOOD

    WILL YOU MARRY ME?

    On Sunday the 8th of March, my partner of five years, got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. It felt like the icing on the cake, for what has been, an incredible year. nd just like that, I was walking around like I had just won the lottery. A cool confidence had overcome me, I felt…

  • BLOG

    WHAT WILL TRAVEL LOOK LIKE AFTER COVID19?

    I love to travel and as a family, it is a big part of our lifestyle. Since George entered this world in November 2018, together we have travelled extensively around the world and, have an ever growing travel bucket list. Like many others, our travel plans were cancelled due to Covid_19 and we are left with uncertainty. It’s incredibly sad…

  • BLOG,  DUBAI,  THINGS TO DO IN,  UAE

    THINGS TO DO IN DUBAI WITH KIDS

    Dubai is very different from anywhere else in the world. A classy display of wealth, culture and determination to raise a City, literally from the sand. With a skyline to rival Singapore and Vegas combined, the architecture is futuristic. Activities on the sand, in the water or 828m above sea level, there is something for everyone of all ages and…

  • BLOG,  FRANCE

    VERSAILLES PALACE WITH KIDS | VERSAILLES, FRANCE

    woman holding a baby in front of Versailles palace

    An overwhelming display of wealth and power, Versailles Palace is an incredible achievement and deserves to rub shoulders with other great World Heritage sites. With over 2,300 rooms spread over 63,154 m2, allow an entire day to bask in the opulence of French Royalty. Here's everything you need to know for a stress-free trip!

  • BLOG,  REVIEWS

    BABY JOGGER CITY MINI REVIEW

    Throughout our travels we went through a couple of different styles and brands of prams, before settling for the Baby Jogger City Mini. Recommended to us by a friend, we have yet to find something we dislike about the lightweight buggy. Easy to clean and wipe down, the three wheels allow for easier movement when pushing around.