Christmas Packing Tips

If you’re celebrating the festive season overseas, how do you bring a little bit of the magic with you? I’ve been living in Asia for the past 12 years and we have spent most of our Christmases abroad, meeting up with family.  Now that we’ve got quite a few kids in the mix, we’ve veered towards renting a villa which is much more cost-effective than staying in a luxury hotel.

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Butlin’s Bognor Regis – Midweek break for pre-schoolers

An easy, cheap family friendly break in the UK? Over to Georgina to share the review of her recent trip to good old Butlin’s!

With two kids under 5, our best holidays either involve fabulous childcare or back-to-back entertainment and activities for the kids. If it’s the latter, we just resign ourselves to the fact that while we will be creating incredible memories, we definitely won’t be relaxing ourselves!

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Travel Themed Gifts For The Family

Fretting about what to buy for Christmas, Chanukah or December birthdays? So that we don’t leave it all till last-minute (and allowing my parents plenty of time for the parcels to arrive and shlep it out to HK) I’ve rounded up the best in travel themed gifts. In case my Secret Santa is reading this, I would absolutely love this Louis Vuitton vintage Steamer trunk:

I am not being sponsored by any of these brands.

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TOKYO & KYOTO IN OCTOBER

Today we visit my old hometown (well for 3 years anyway) of Tokyo and the temple-tastic Kyoto.  A huge thanks to Kirti for her review. The stunning photography is testament to her professional skills, please visit her FB Page for more of her amazing photos!

We (my husband, 3.7 yr old daughter and I) visited Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan during the mid term break and it was such a glorious trip.

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Jetlag and Kids: 10 Top Tips

Jetlagged Daisy

Jetlagged kids… we’ve all been through it.  Whether it’s trying to settle a wide awake baby at 2am or sticking your toddler in front of the TV at 5am while you get some much needed sleep.  Either way it’s not fun.  However, don’t let it stop you from planning your trip of a lifetime.  Here are my top tips for dealing with jetlag:

  1. KNOW what you’re in for.  
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