Staying in Hotels with a Newborn Baby

We’ve stayed in 4 hotels already with our sweet, 6 week old baby. She is a great traveler and loves hotels. Just like adults, she seems to enjoy a change of scenery and especially enjoys all the colorful artwork common in hotel rooms and lobbies. Here are some of the things we’ve learned so far. […]

Flying / Travel with Newborn Baby – What We Learned

We recently took our first flight with our sweet, 6 week old baby. She’s a very easy baby so we’ve been lucky. Here is what we learned from our first experience of flying with a baby. Using Your Car Seat on a Plane, Rental Cars, and Uber I was clueless that it was possible to […]

Coastal highlights of Brittany, France

Coastal highlights of Brittany, France

Once upon a time, Brittany used to be known solely for family summer camping holidays, however nowadays it is a multi-functional holiday destination in its own right, with plentiful accommodation options on offer, plenty to see and do, and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere throughout the region. Brittany is located in the north-west of France, which […]

How to make your visit to Istanbul as cheap as chips.

How to make your visit to Istanbul as cheap as chips.

This post was written by our friend Nicky who currently lives in Turkey. If you read my part 1 on Istanbul then you will know that I have fallen in love with this huge and bustling city. I have to admit, I was a little worried about money before going away, because my experience of […]

Istanbul – take me back!

Istanbul – take me back!

This post written by our friend Nicki who currently lives in Turkey. There are some places in the world that you simply just connect with, places which you arrive in and you instantly feel excited, alive, even at home, and when the time comes for you to leave, you feel sad, almost like you’re leaving […]

Highlights of Madrid

Highlights of Madrid

As far as capital cities go, Madrid is up there as one of the best. Spain’s capital is packed with beautiful architecture, history, and culture, and if you are an architecture fan then the buildings will make you weep. Art fans will love the plentiful galleries around the city, and of course, nightlife is vibrant […]

Romantic Things to Do in Barcelona

Romantic Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most popular short-break destinations. It is a big city, yet a long weekend is the ideal amount of time for a visit. If you add the fact that the weather is usually quite nice all year round and that there are beaches, you have a potentially great destination for a […]

How Much Does the Paris Metro Cost – Ticket Prices 2016

How Much Does the Paris Metro Cost – Ticket Prices 2016

There are five types of Paris Metro tickets available. 1. Single rides. The 2016 price for a single ticket is 1,80 Euro. 2. 10 ride ticket. A 10 ride ticket is 14,10 Euro or 1,41 Euro per ride for adults, 7,05 Euro for a child under 10 yrs for 10 tickets. 3. A daily unlimited […]

Having a Positive Impact When You Travel

Having a Positive Impact When You Travel

We’ve written several times about how Kathryn has done medical volunteering in Cambodia every year for the last 5 years. Usually she goes for around a month. This experience has been a lifelong dream for her. It hasn’t been without it’s challenges – finding an appropriate organization to work with for 1 month periods was […]

December in New York City.

December in New York City.

Central Park. View of the San Remo Towers from the Bow Bridge. Our visit to New York City from 10-15th December coincided with unseasonably warm weather. During the day we got around in a tee shirt and hoodie, and many a time I didn’t even need the later. Day time temps were typically 14-18 degrees […]

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