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Useful things to bring when travelling with kids

It is quite tricky to know what things you should bring when travelling long-term with children and what turns out to be an absolute waste of space. The most useful things that I brought have proven to be: Self inflatable … Continue reading

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What they don’t tell you about travelling with children

Families that love travelling together will tell you about all the positives of doing this. Learning experience, time together, no domestic drudgery etc. etc. However, where there is positives there are consequently negatives. And not necessarily things that you would … Continue reading

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Staying with the cows and chickens in San Ignacio, Belize

Even paradise gets boring after a while and we decided to leave Caye Caulker and travel further into Belize. After taking a golf cart, boat, taxi, 3-hour trip on the chicken bus with breakneck speed and finally another taxi, we … Continue reading

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Things that have surprised us travelling as a family

Certain expectations we had travelling as a family have been proven completely right, others completely wrong. Sharing a room We were very worried about sharing a room – and beds – with the five of us and thought we wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Chetumal, border town.

We have arrived in Chetumal, a border town with Belize. We will be taking the ferry here to Caye Caulker, a small island in Belize. Chetumal is described by most guide books as a town where there isn’t much to … Continue reading

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Connectivity has changed the travel landscape

The last time I did some serious travel was in 1998 and although email and internet was around, you had to book a computer at an internet cafe and connections were slow. It was a bit of a mission. Now, … Continue reading

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Where are the mosquitoes?

It has been a week since we left the UK and we are starting to get our heads around our new way of life. The first few days we were jet lagged and tried to do way too much in … Continue reading

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We need to learn some Spanish. Pronto.

We have arrived in wonderful, sunny, colourful Mexico. We are all knackered and a bit jetlagged after a 20-hour door-to-door trip but everything went very smoothly and the children were very well-behaved so couldn’t have gone better. The apartment we … Continue reading

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