Travel resources for travel with boys
We know that travelling with boys isn’t always easy, so we have put together some amazing resources to help you dream bigger, plan better and enjoy your travels even more. Each week we will add something new to this page. If you would like to receive these blog posts via email, why not sign up to our monthly email newsletter.
As a mother of boys, there are quite a few challenges I’ve been thrown that I never knew I’d have to deal with. Wee on the floor, constantly saying “keep your hands to yourself” (but “stop clutching your crotch”), never ending wrestling, and chafing at the beach. Well the first three I’m still working on, but the red raw chafing boy at the beach is finally all sorted.
Flights, accommodation, food and activities all add up when it comes to going on a family holiday. Port Douglas is a tropical paradise and a brilliant place for families to explore. What puts many off going is the cost, but it can be done on a tight budget. Here are our top tips on how to holiday at Port Douglas with kids on a budget.
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.
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.
Your choice of holiday accommodation can have a huge impact on whether your time away is a complete success or utter disaster. Lumpy beds, noisy neighbours and too many boys in a confined space is a mixture you don’t want to create.
Looking to go on a babymoon or just need to travel during pregnancy? We have brought together five well travelled mums to give you some of their best tips.
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.
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.
The beach is an amazing place to take kids and Australia’s beaches are some of the best in the world. To get the most out of your next visit to the beach, find out how to deal with everything from chafing to bluebottle stings, in our Aussie beach survival guide with kids.
Beating boredom on your next road trip can be hard, but with these brilliant books, you’re sure to fill in some time.
Your Ultimate Free Family Camping Checklist – The holiday season is upon us and that means it’s time to go camping for many families. With so much to think about before you head off, having the ultimate family camping checklist is vital. We’ve put together a free downloadable list of everything you need to make your next camping trip a success.
Where has the year gone??? I’m not sure, but I know that school holidays will be upon us before we know it. As much as I would love to lie on the beach for the whole school holidays or go exploring somewhere new every day, it is never going to happen. So how do you...
Are you taking your family on its first big travel adventure? Take a look at our ultimate tips for first time travellers. Have you forgotten anything?
Fun ideas for one-on-one time with boys As the boys are getting older we are finding they are seeking out more one-on-one time with us. We also know that give it a few more years and they mightn’t want much to do with us (for a while). Life is going past so quickly...
You only get one life to live, so why not do what you love? Sounds easy I know, but for many of us, including me, chasing your BIG dreams can seem too hard sometimes. My dreams had always involved travel, writing and photography. I wanted to inspire people to see how...
Many parents, including me, have boys that aren’t hugely adventurous when it comes to trying new food. So, when you order a meal on your flight and it comes out looking and smelling like it’s from another planet, you need a back-up plan! The same goes for when you...