Month: July 2015

Do Kids Really Need A Second Language?

How important is it for a child to know a second language?      When Miss 11 was a baby, I remember a well-meaning relative saying to me “Make sure you teach her the Croatian language”. Although I would have loved to teach her a second language, it …

Mummy’s Revenge

“I find it hard to believe your kids behaved that way”. This was the general consensus after we told people we had a fantastic time on our recent trip, but the kids’ behavior was something else entirely. When I called my dad from Split in Croatia and practically …

We Heart Zadar. Part 1.

  Alfred Hitchcock once said that Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, and after our first evening in the Croatian port city of Zadar, I had to agree.   Zadar sunset   We arrived in Zadar on a Friday afternoon, after a four and a …

Weekend Reads. Inspiring Travel. #3

  It’s been another week of reading inspiring travel stories and informative posts, and I’d like to share these with you. And if you enjoy them, please show some love and follow or like the blogs. I’m sure their writers would appreciate it. Find some time this weekend …

10 Tips For Booking An AirBnB Apartment

  If it wasn’t for AirBnB, our family would not have travelled to Europe. As a family of five on a tight budget, booking two rooms in a hotel was not an option. And eating out with young children three times a day is not only expensive but …

Weekend Reads. Inspiring Travel. #2

  There are so many fantastic travel blogs and websites out there. I’ve spent my week discovering and connecting with other travellers and writers, and I’d like to share a few with you. Here are some travel stories (and one that isn’t anything to do with travel) from …

Royal Brunei Airlines: Our Family’s Experience

    Flight Route: Melbourne-Bandar Seri Begawan-Dubai-London London-Dubai-Bandar Seri Begawan-Melbourne To London: Departure time: 12:15pm Melbourne time Arrival time: 6.25am London summer time   To Melbourne: Departure time: 5.45pm London summer time Arrival time: 4.30am Melbourne time Click here for accommodation options for London with families. The beauty …

Weekend Reads. Inspiring Travel.

      We can’t always be travelling to exotic, far away locations, as much as we’d like to. But no one said we can’t dream! Here are some travel stories from other bloggers for inspiration for your next family travel adventure, whether it’s in your own city …

Top Things To Do With Your Kids In Croatia

  Croatia is fast becoming a must-visit place for many world travellers, especially young backpackers looking for some fun in the sun. But Croatia is also a fantastic destination for families with children of any age, packed with enough natural beauty and opportunities for adventure to make any family …