Family Travel

We’ve travelled with our four kids since they were born across Europe, the USA and South Africa. Living in Ireland we’ve been to France, Spain, Portugal (incl. Madeira) and Italy as well as returned to South Africa to visit family. We’ve been on planes, trains, boats and automobiles, we’ve been road-tripping, there isn’t a mode of transport we’re not willing to try! Here I share some of our experiences whether house swapping, camping or self catering.

family picnic in the park outside chateau Fontainbleau

‘Pickynickers’ – Tips for picnicking with kids

‘Pickynickers’ – Tips for picnicking with kids How to make the best out of picnicking with your (sometimes?) picky kids. Picnics for the Famous Five were always glorious and filled with the tastiest sounding delights. My Less-Famous Four have not taken to plum cake though and ginger pop is hard to… Read More »‘Pickynickers’ – Tips for picnicking with kids

kids sitting on suitcases

Tips for Making Travelling with Kids Easier

Tips for Making Travelling with Kids Easier When anticipating travelling with your kids are you cool calm and collected or panicked, stressed and thinking the idea of staying at home might just be a whole lot easier? We have travelled with our four kids since they were born, for the… Read More »Tips for Making Travelling with Kids Easier

A Visit to Mount Congreve, co. Waterford

A Visit to Mount Congreve, co. Waterford Mount Congreve, just 20 minutes from Waterford City, is an ideal place for a day trip with kids of all ages, just bring a picnic (or visit the café instead), some comfy walking shoes and your camera – as it’s so beautiful! The… Read More »A Visit to Mount Congreve, co. Waterford