How Do I Keep My Kids Entertained On The Plane?

And off they go...!

First off, let’s all put our hands together and applaud the iPad, iPhone and in flight entertainment system.  But there was a time when we all travelled without these items and our parents managed to keep us entertained with old school items like ‘our imagination’, ‘a book’ and ‘Travel Connect 4′.

Despite the wonders of technology, you cannot be reliant on them e.g.

Read more

Koh Samui Hotel Review: The Akaryn


One of the reasons I started Jetlag & Mayhem was because I loved quizzing my friends on their trips and gaining inspiration on where to go next.  I love it when you find a hidden gem – a fantastic hotel room that is reasonably priced. Today I reveal the Akaryn in Koh Samui which got the huge thumbs up from Ben and Tara.

Read more

5 Reasons To Travel With A 5 Year Old!

My five-year old and I recently took a trip to Chengdu in China’s Sichuan Province.  I’ve realised that despite the odd tantrum she is a super travel companion.  Here’s why it can be fun to travel with a 5-year-old:

  1. Travel has become more meaningful to her. She enjoys looking at globes and maps and working out where we are going to.
Read more


Cool Kidz

This week, meet Inga from CoolkidzCooltrips, a fab travel blog which has a little bit of everything, including some great posts on their current home Slovenia.

How long have you been writing your blog and what prompted you to start?

I started in August 2012 but I was thinking about doing it for a bit longer. I just had my second daughter and felt that this time around I knew all about handling a baby, nursing and diaper changing.

Read more

Laos With Kids

I visited Laos as a backpacker in my 20s and spent most of my time either tubing down a river in Vang Vieng or drinking beer in the cafes of Luang Prabang.  It’s still on the bucket list for our family but Bhupi recently visited with her husband and boys aged 3 and 5…

Bhupi’s Itinerary

  • Vientiane 5 nights
  • Luang Prabang 4 nights
  • The hills 30-40 minute drive southwest of Luang Prabang 4 nights.
Read more

Older posts «