Tips

My weekly travel tips posts can all be found here. From packing tips to feeding picky eaters, its all here.

6 Cheap Flight Tips - Nomadic Matt has a strange animal on his shoulder that is eating something. He is looking at the animal and smiling. Matt is wearing a turquoise t-shirt adn there are green plants behind him

6 Tips to Help You Find Cheap Flights

I am so excited to be publishing this! One of my blogging heroes, Nomadic Matt, has written a post for ME!!! Not only is Matt a blogging guru, he’s also a travel guru and has even written a couple of books about travelling (check out his bio at the end). I was thrilled when he […] 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…

Family Travel From Home - Mr Wanderlust in workout gear stands on the grass by some ferns in front of a small lake in Bukit Batok Park. There is a tall orange cliff face in the background. Thing 1 is on the left dressed in a bright orange t-shirt and Thing 2 is on the right. Both Things are wearing helmets and are holding scooters. All three of them are wearing black face masks.

Family travel from home

I reached out to the blogging community last week for ideas and inspiration on how to do family travel from home while we’re all on lockdown. I’m not talking about real travel, I’m talking about virtual and metaphorical travel. The reason? We really miss travelling and everything to do with it. I miss planning and […] 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…

Covid-19 / Coronavirus: Snow and bare shrubs in the foreground against a snow capped volcano and a bluebird sky in the background

Coronavirus – safe to travel?

Let’s not start this one with coronavirus. Let’s start with safety in general. Safety when travelling seems to be one of those things that is ever more present in day-to-day conversations. When we moved to the Middle East, people questioned our judgement. “You’ll feel so unsafe,” they said. I countered that with attacks in most […] Read more…

Best travel journals for kids - sunset in Namibia with trees silhouetted against the sky

The best travel journals for kids

I’m often asked for recommendations on the best travel journals for kids. I write constantly when we are travelling. Constantly! My writing is actually a collection of notes on my phone, photos of important things or places to remember, screenshots of maps, and scribbles in an old battered notebook. Some of them are hastily scribbled […] Read more…

Self-drive safari Namibia – 50+ tips and tricks

Have you ever wondered about doing a safari with kids? For years I had and now we’ve done it! We decided against going to one of the more popular countries like Kenya – I think we will save exploring Nairobi for another time. For this trip, we needed something better for small kids and when […] Read more…

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