Travelling is like getting pregnant. Only a lot more fun and you feel thinner. As is the case with an imminent birth, as soon as you announce to the world that you intend to pack a case and hit the road, people will take it upon themselves to give you plenty of tips for travel. (more…)
We have been travelling the world as a family for exactly ten months. Within that time we have visited endless countries and slept in beds, sheds, and in vehicles that I wasn’t sure we would come out of alive. I’m not going to go into the ins and outs of where we’ve been and what we have done, just know that our long-term travel lifestyle has been incredible; I feel as though we have been to the end of the earth on a cloud. If you want to know how to live a life of travel then I could write a book. (more…)
For God’s sake don’t let my teenagers see that I am writing a travel with kids blog about being with them for 24 hours a day. They’d be horrified to hear me referring to them as kids. They are 17 and 14. According to them, they are almost ready to collect their pensions. (more…)
As a family who travels, we are always on the lookout for unique travel necessities and gift ideas for our kids. Last year saw us backpacking around the world with our teenagers, my girl, aged 14 and our son who is 17. We were on a strict budget so it was essential for us to keep our gifts to under $20. I have compiled a list of 25 of my top choice, best travel gifs for kids 2019. (more…)
This guest post was submitted by Heidi Hayes on behalf of Sharon F.
As travellers, we are often asked how we afford to travel. Sharon tells us how she found the money to fund her travels by being an egg donor.
This is her story.
I believe when a teenager graduates high school and immediately begins their college years, it can lead to mental burnout. (more…)
We have been travelling the world with our two teenagers for almost eight months. To us, it was a dream that we had been nurturing since the children were babies. We were not only were we desperate to travel, but we were also adamant that we would share that experience as a family. And so we made it happen. But what is this travel longing? Why do people travel? And why are some families more addicted to travel than others?