The Best In Family Travel: JW Marriott, Phuket

Lauded by all those who seek family friendly fun in Phuket, the JW Marriott has been on my radar for some time.  For the past few years we’ve spent the CNY break sharing a villa with friends, a large gang of kids entertaining each other.  This year it was just the four of us and all of a sudden, the idea of a luxury resort with a Kids Club sounded like the holiday jackpot.

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How To Identify The Perfect Family Friendly Hotel

This post was written in association with Marriott Gateway…

Nowadays more than ever, hotels are doing their very best to cater for the needs of families. For kids and parents alike, one of the greatest and most memorable parts of an adventure is where they reside for the duration of their holiday. Hotels can be incredibly cost-effective in providing a variety of discounts for families, and can also be a lot of fun when attached to certain package ideas or amenities.

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Tips For Staying Sane On A Family Road Trip

Yep.. that's our speeding ticket

In 9 days we drove over 1400 miles on our New Mexico road trip last summer.  We had several tantrums (directions/not sharing/spilt drinks/speeding ticket (!) but the whole family left on speaking terms.  If you’re planning a road trip with the family, here are my tips on how to keep yourselves sane.

  1. Hire a car that you feel comfortable in and feel comfortable driving.
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A Temple-tastic Family Trip To Siem Reap

Angkor Wat 2

If you want to be wowed by temples, Cambodia houses the big daddy of them all, Angkor Wat.  The gateway town for this temple adventure is Siem Reap, now accessible directly from Hong Kong (hurrah!).  Having visited the temples in my backpacking youth, I am waiting for my youngest (3yo) to reach temple appreciation age.  Luckily Kara was kind enough to share a review of her recent trip.

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Meet The Blogger: Ting Of My Travel Monkey

From the beautiful photos to the awesome tips, My Travel Monkey is a fantastic family travel blog. Let’s meet Ting, mother of the aforementioned Monkey who’s on a mission to get her family to see as much of the world as possible.

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

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