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How to travel the world with kids

How to travel the world with kids

What are your biggest concerns when you think about traveling as a family to a foreign country?  Do you wonder whether the kids will like the food? Do you worry about entertaining them on flights or on long drives? What if they get sick? Or lost?! Perhaps the idea of being with your kids 24×7…

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The Definitive Guide to Europe by Campervan

The Definitive Guide to Europe by Campervan

Imagine the feeling of waking up each day, grabbing your morning coffee and having breakfast while looking out across the lake/mountain/beach you parked next to the night before. You take a look at the map, plot a course and make your way to the next destination. In your own time, on your own schedule, in…

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How to Travel in a Campervan with Kids and Stay Sane

How to Travel in a Campervan with Kids and Stay Sane

In 2017 we spent five months traveling full time through Europe in a campervan with kids. At the time our two children were 10 and 8 years old. We traveled through 12 countries, covered thousands of kilometers and loved the unique experience of travel by campervan. We learned a lot on that trip – not…

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Family Gap Year: Our Around the World Itinerary

Family Gap Year: Our Around the World Itinerary

Do you dream of taking time out from the everyday? Perhaps you have a desire to see the world? We did too and decided to gift ourselves with the time to disconnect from our regular life, explore new places, challenge ourselves and most importantly, spend more time together. You could call it a family gap…

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Our 10 Best Road Trip Activities For Kids

Our 10 Best Road Trip Activities For Kids

So you’ve planned your vacation, packed your bags and the kids are in the backseat. You finally set off on your family road trip. If your kids are anything like our kids, it isn’t long before you hear “how much longer”, followed by “I’m bored”. To help you plan your next family road trip, we have…

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What It Costs: US West Coast Road Trip Campervan Budget

What It Costs: US West Coast Road Trip Campervan Budget

It takes time to plan the ultimate campervan road trip in USA. There is the itinerary, activities to book and campsites to find. Also essential is a road trip budget. To help you with this critical step, in this post we are going to break down the campervan budget for a 4 week US West…

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Top 5 hiking trails on our Family Gap Year

Top 5 hiking trails on our Family Gap Year

We may be biased, but we think there is something special about hiking. Escaping the crowds, discovering stunning landscapes  and the sense of freedom and adventure it delivers. All these things make hitting the hiking trails one of life’s unique pleasures. Whenever we travel we make sure to get outside and explore different hiking trails….

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Travel essentials – 14 must have travel accessories

Travel essentials – 14 must have travel accessories

We have been travelling for over 20 years, 11 of those years with kids. Backpacking, long term family travel, expat living, short weekend getaways, annual holidays, camping. Each trip has unique needs (and possibly a different packing list). But, there are some travel accessories that become travel essentials. Things we don’t go travelling without. We…

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18 Tips for Hiking With Kids

18 Tips for Hiking With Kids

Have you ever set off hiking with kids only to turn back half way? Do your kids moan at the suggestion of a hike but are happy exploring once they get started? We have experienced this and more many times, but we still persist and explore new trails as much as we can. Why? Hiking…

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The stats: Our 12 months around the world with kids

The stats: Our 12 months around the world with kids

After 12 months travelling around the world with kids we are back in our home town, Melbourne, Australia. It has been a crazy and wonderful adventure. To celebrate our re-entry into Melbourne we have collated some (hopefully) interesting statistics about the trip. The stats: 2017 Number of countries visited: 30 Places we have slept the…

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