The anticipation of flying (long-haul especially) with a baby can be daunting! Before my recent trip from Australia to the UK i was full of questions and considerations and was pretty terrified i was going to be scowled at by the passengers and remembered as THAT mum with THAT baby. Let's face it, we've all … Continue reading Flying long-haul with a baby – Your questions answered.
Parents are full of advice for first time mum’s and feel it’s their duty to try and prepare you for what lies ahead. People quite often joked that my life as I knew it was over. Whilst my rational mind knew that wasn’t the case and things would just be different, it was the first few … Continue reading The life with a newborn I wasn’t prepared for….
As someone who constantly rambles about their travel adventures and would quite happily recite their travel stories to just about anyone who will listen, i know it's important to have another outlet to document these incredible memories so as to not annoy the hell out of all your family and friends! Here are some creative … Continue reading 5 Creative Ideas to Document Your Travels
Back in January i wrote a post titled' A Travel Inspired Nursery: A Personal Touch' all about my vision for my baby boy's nursery and i promised to update when it was finished. I had hoped to bring a "baby-boy-friendly, subtle feeling of adventure to the room". I had chosen the obvious colour palette of white … Continue reading A Travel Inspired Nursery: Update!
The internet is full of blogs and advice on "10 ways to bond with your bump" and "tips for expectant mothers to love your bump". These tips involve everything from singing and talking to your bump, massaging your bump, playing music to your bump an so on. I've read forum after forum of expectant mother's … Continue reading ‘The Bump’ and Detachment
Being a first time mum to be, everything about the world of pregnancy is new to me! However, I have found myself making some observations about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs that i thought i'd share. Older first-time mum’s Back in the UK in my home town in Oxfordshire I would say 60-70% of my friends … Continue reading 5 things about pregnancy in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.
There appears to be hope out there for those that want the work/life balance and the chance to make a living out of travel. I have read many blogs with titles such as ‘The Top 10 Travel Jobs’ that include everything from travel blogger/photographer to tour operator or TEFL teacher, that claim to be the … Continue reading Travel jobs to ‘kill’ the travel bug.