Are we there yet? Road tripping to Port Douglas

Are we there yet? Road tripping to Port Douglas

Fancy taking three boys under nine on a 3700 km road trip over two weeks? Our guest writer Trinh did just that on a Gold Coast to Port Douglas road trip and has shared with us exactly how they did it.  Family road trip Gold Coast to Port Douglas I love...

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10 Top Tips for Flying with Toddlers

10 Top Tips for Flying with Toddlers

The thought of taking a toddler onto a plane for a 2-hour flight, let alone 20 hours, is enough to make you reconsider your need to travel. But don’t do that! To help you get there with minimal meltdowns, we have brought together some brilliant frequent flyer mums from around the world, who work hard to make it easier for families to fly and travel. Here are their top tips.

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7 ways to save for your next family holiday

7 ways to save for your next family holiday

You’ve been dreaming of a holiday. A trip to Paris, a week at the beach, or maybe a weekend in the mountains. But how are you going to make your dream holiday a reality?
The good news is, by changing a few small things in your every day life, you’ll be amazed at how much you could save.

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Insider Guide to Nottingham England with kids

Insider Guide to Nottingham England with kids

Discover the stories behind the legend of Robin Hood, see Batman’s haven with your own eyes, and explore the culture and plethora of outdoor activities in the beautiful Nottingham, England. With so much on offer, we garnered the help of Nottingham local and family travel blogger Alex from My Life Long Holiday, who together with her 12 year old son is showing us what to do, where to eat and drink, and what surprises are in store for those visiting Nottingham with kids.

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Blue Mountains family getaway

Blue Mountains family getaway

Looking to escape the city for a weekend? Visiting the Blue Mountains might be exactly what you need to wind down, whilst also keeping the kids entertained. Grab a bite to eat in Katoomba, explore Blackheath or even get off the beaten track. There is something for everyone in the mountains, and with its close proximity to Sydney, you won’t spend your weekend in traffic.

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Ultimate Family Guide to Dreamworld – Review

Ultimate Family Guide to Dreamworld – Review

Dreamworld on the Gold Coast, Australia is a place of contrasts. There are adrenaline-fuelled rides perfect for most teenage boys, and at the other end of the scale are toddler-taming activities thanks to Captain Feathersword and friends. There are agile tigers to watch, koalas to cuddle, crocodiles and kangaroos to feed.
We set out to discover what Dreamworld has to offer families of boys and how you can make the most of your day. We found the best activities for each age group, what the whole family will love, and our top five tips to ensure a great day.

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How to Survive Flying Solo with Boys

How to Survive Flying Solo with Boys

Flying with kids fills most parents with dread. We know how hard it is to get them into the car some days to go to the grocery store, let alone across time zones with only one adult in what resembles a flying Matchbox car. Never fear, we have brought together the expertise of six frequent flyer mums to tell you their best tips to flying solo with kids.

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How to make it easier flying with a baby?

How to make it easier flying with a baby?

For most new parents, the thought of flying long-haul with their baby is terrifying or at the very least exhausting just to think about it. To allay your fears and give you some strategies to make it easier for you, we’ve brought together seven frequent flyer mums who have some great tips and tricks they have learnt along the way.

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Epic family surf lessons Rainbow Beach

Epic family surf lessons Rainbow Beach

How hard can it be? Standing on a board on top of the water with poise, balance and style, while being whisked towards the beach on a slow moving wave. The boys made surfing look so easy but how did the whole family go in our Rainbow Beach surf lessons.

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Top 5 things to do in Brussels with boys

Top 5 things to do in Brussels with boys

The Belgian capital Brussels is so much more than the administrative capital of the European Union. It’s a family-friendly city celebrating waffles, a statue of a boy peeing in a fountain (listen to your boys laughing), beautiful architecture and gardens, mini buildings and really big dinosaurs. Christine Leger from Tapped out Travellers fill us in on the top things to do in Brussels with boys.

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Getting the most out of your visit to the Colosseum with kids

Getting the most out of your visit to the Colosseum with kids

Rome Colosseum tour for kids review – Tapsy Tours
With stories of emperors and gladiators, ferocious animals and mock sea battles, there is no wonder the Colosseum in Rome, Italy is a top destination for families. However it isn’t as simple as strolling on in and seeing all the action. The thing is, the most action you’ll see is the long line of visitors waiting to go in. This is where the supreme story telling skills of someone in the know will bring this incredible piece of architecture to life and keep your family occupied for hours.

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Nicci Founder and Editor Travel with Boys

HI, I’M NICCI

I’m the Founder and Editor of Travel with Boys and Trip Chiefs, owner of On the Map Communication, and mother to two energetic boys. In between the dirty clothes, endless cooking, and breaking up wrestling matches, I write about amazing places to discover and how to keep sane doing it.

I want to help you overcome your challenges to travel, ease your fears and show you how worthwhile travel with boys really can be.

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