Postcard from England: From London to Leeds with love

Postcard from England: From London to Leeds with love

England Catching the ferry from Calais to the White Cliffs of Dover saw the start of the next part of our trip in England, where we got to experience many fantastic sites. I often felt like we were in the movie “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” whizzing down tiny...

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Reliving childhood memories in Germany

Reliving childhood memories in Germany

Family time in Germany It was so special to be back in Munich to see my family in the summer time. My sister and I were fortunate growing up with a German Papa, which meant we got to experience so much of European summers. It is one of those things you don’t really...

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Exploring the American South: our final USA adventure

Exploring the American South: our final USA adventure

Adventures in the American South It is hard to believe that six months have flown by and our time in the USA has come to an end. We sit at JFK Airport in New York waiting for our connecting flight to Munich and reflect on our amazing adventures here and how much we...

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The Pride of Anzac Day

The Pride of Anzac Day

In the dark before dawn, people all over Australia are quietly making their way to the centre of town, to be a part of one of Australia’s most important national occasions; Anzac Day. Today, 25 April is the day we remember as a nation those who fought and died for our...

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Extraordinary Egypt: Amazing things to do with boys

Extraordinary Egypt: Amazing things to do with boys

Family Travel in Egypt We have just returned from an amazing two weeks in Egypt. A true eye opener for all of us and very worthwhile. Byron summed it up one day …. “Mummy, I know why you are taking us to all these places. We are so lucky we have what we have, aren’t...

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Conversations from Washington DC and Gettysburg

Conversations from Washington DC and Gettysburg

Washington DC  We went up to Washington DC last long weekend and thoroughly enjoyed the sights. We visited the Mint, which the boys found fascinating, and had a tour of the Capitol Building. We learnt a lot about the immense pride the Americans have for their country...

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Conversations from Charlotte, North Carolina

Conversations from Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina We made it safely to Charlotte, North Carolina and have spent the last few weeks settling into our little two bedroom flat, investigating our neighbourhood and meeting new people. We have been so fortunate that the boys are enrolled in...

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6 lifesaving items to take when flying with boys

6 lifesaving items to take when flying with boys

Flying with boysThere is nothing better than the feeling you get as the plane’s wheels leave the ground and you take off to a new destination. However, when the plane levels out and everyone in the family realises you’re trapped in a huge piece of metal for a while,...

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Christmas in New York City with kids

Christmas in New York City with kids

Conversations from New York City What an amazing city of contrasts. Rich and poor; grunge, grot and exceeding beauty. Driving into the north of the city from Boston, I was amazed by the majestic homes you could see from the highway, with dry stone fences everywhere...

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Conversations from Niagara Falls and Boston

Conversations from Niagara Falls and Boston

Written by Anita Sedlak Niagara Falls Our journey continues to Niagara Falls in Canada. We drove through Detroit and were utterly amazed at the devastation the closure of large manufacturing companies can have on a city. Entire streets abandoned, high-rise buildings...

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Fun free day out at Brisbane’s South Bank

Fun free day out at Brisbane’s South Bank

Day and night, there is always something amazing happening at Brisbane’s South Bank. On the Brisbane River sits an awe-inspiring place for people of all ages to gather, eat, swim, play and immerse themselves in some of the finest cultural offerings from around...

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Conversations from Mechanicsville and Chicago

Conversations from Mechanicsville and Chicago

A big week of family catch ups, new adventures and bewilderment ...... We caught up with Orren's American family in Mechanicsville, Iowa and felt overwhelmed by the kindness and generosity of people I have never met before. It was amazing to have four generations of...

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Conversations from Aspen

Conversations from Aspen

 Aspen in Winter We have enjoyed a relaxing few days of snow, blue skies, cafes and wandering in Aspen, the winter playground of many well-to-do Americans. It is a far cry from home in Toowoomba. The boys loved playing in the snow but soon came to the realisation that...

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4 ingredient Aussie damper

4 ingredient Aussie damper

Are you going camping soon or looking for something super easy and filling for you and the boys to cook at home? Damper is an iconic Australian recipe from the old days of drovers, swagmen and stockmen. It was traditionally cooked in an iron pot on hot coals. Some of...

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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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