If you had told me five years ago I would love nothing more than travelling with a kid in tow, I’d have told you that you were crazy. Fast forward those five years, now with a little boy in the equation, and that’s exactly what I love. In this post I want to share with you the reasons why travelling with young kids is awesome, all the reasons we love about travelling with our son.
Hey, guess what? Alex at the ripe old age of 5 has done over 60,000 nautical miles by plane so far. How do I know? By totalling up the miles recorded in his flight logbook. And since we’ve accompanied him during those flights, either both parents together or mum on her own, it’s safe to say we know a thing or two about flying with a baby and traveling with toddlers. With our experience comes a certain level of knowledge and to help you with your forthcoming flights, I’m going to share with you some awesome tips for flying with babies and toddlers.Continue reading “Awesome Tips for Flying with Babies and Toddlers”
One of the big reasons why many families put off embarking on long-haul flights with kids, aside from the costs and length of the plane journey, is those two horrible little words; jet lag. The fear of the unknown. Will your kids be suffering the effects for days or will they take it in their stride? Jet lag with kids can often be a big fear factor when it comes to family holidays abroad but in this post myself and some of my fellow travel bloggers are going to share with you our top tips on how to survive jet lag with kids in the hope you’ll finally book that ultimate family holiday.
As soon as we booked our trip of a lifetime to visit Santa in his home in Finland, the next thing on my mind was what we should pack for our family trip to Lapland. For a start, we live in Portugal and we’re no longer used to cold temperatures. Nor do we have any proper winter clothing. So, I’ve been doing some research to find out the best clothes to pack for Lapland with kids and what we should be bringing in our suitcases.
When flying with young kids, parents often stress themselves out over what they should pack in their hand luggage for them. For us, it’s no longer a source of worry or stress. Having flown with BattleKid so many times, we’ve got our hand luggage for him down to a T. So, to help out other families, here is a list of awesome hand luggage essentials for young kids that we don’t leave home without.