Destinations

You can find all my posts about where we have been and where we are going in here! I’m gradually back filling the archives with trips that we have taken over the years and spacing that our with more recent trips as and when we take them.

The perfect 2 week Namibia itinerary

Multiple times a year I find myself overwhelmingly envious of people doing full-time or, at least, long-term travel. When we were planning our Namibia self-drive safari, we looked at where we wanted to go and quickly realised that 2 weeks in Namibia would allow us to just scratch the surface. The more research and reading […] Read more…

Things To Do In Houston With Kids - a stone bird table in the Japanese Gardens in Hermann Park. The background and foreground are all green (trees, grass, etc)

Things to do in Houston with kids

Houston was our old stomping ground and the birthplace of Thing 1. Most people don’t think of Houston as a family-friendly destination but we were pleasantly surprised. Houston with kids is great! Houston with kids? Really? Houston was only home to Thing 1 for ten short months but we quickly realised what a great place […] Read more…

Maldives Activities Beach - a white sandy beach is on the left of the image, clear turquoise shallow water is in-between the beach and the water bungalows on stilts on teh right

15 super cool Maldives activities

Of all the things in the world you imagined about your once in a lifetime family trip, you never thought you’d be looking for things to do in the Maldives. Imagine this. The crystal clear waves crash softly against a pristine, powder-soft sandy beach. The breeze gently rustles among the leaves of the tall palm […] Read more…

Joran With Kids - The reddish desolate landscape between Petra and Wadi Rum against a bright blue sky with hazy hills and mountains in the far distance

Jordan with kids – tips and planning

One of the most common questions we get about previous family trips is about taking our kids to Jordan. Jordan might be a bucket list destination for many but the region makes many parents nervous about travelling there with kids. I’ll give you the same answer I give our friends: Travelling to Jordan with kids […] Read more…

5 Things You Need To Know Before A Self Drive Safari In Namibia - photo shows a white sandy track (road!) stretching off into the distance ending at the horizon of a clear blue sky. There are grasses on either side of the track.

5 things to know before a self-drive safari

When we were planning our self-drive safari to Namibia we were specific in what we wanted. we were looking for an unforgettable trip to celebrate a big year (2 big birthdays and a big anniversary). We wanted something that was completely different from the holidays that we had taken in the past. And boy, did […] Read more…

Kerala packing list - Flat lay of piles of packing on the floor

Kerala packing list

It’s a short one today, Wanderlusters. So many people have asked me what they should pack for a trip to Kerala with kids that I decided to write a whole post about it. Kerala, for us, was overwhelming in every possible way – from the things we saw to the rather busy Kerala itinerary we […] Read more…

Things To Do In Jordan - Petra's Treasury stands majestically in the background with some tourists taking pictures of it. Two camels are lying down in the sand in the foreground.

Things to do in Jordan

Jordan was, and remains, one of our most memorable trips. Ever. From ancient ruins and desert camping to surreal floating experiences and beaches on crystal clear water, it has so, so much to offer. We absolutely loved our trip to Jordan and would highly recommend it as a trip for any family. I’ve written extensively […] Read more…

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