Broken In-Flight Entertainment On A Longhaul Flight!

When it comes to flying with kids, you can leave nothing to chance. I learnt this the hard way recently on a 9 hour DAY FLIGHT from Christchurch to Singapore.  We’d had a minor incident on the way down – my seat was broken and despite it being a seemingly packed flight, they found another few seats at the back of the plane.

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Stylish Diaper Bags From Mika Rouge

Sometimes I feel bag manufacturers are missing a trick. Just because we’ve had a baby, doesn’t mean we want to tote around a vinyl bag with a naff print. Thank goodness for brands like Mika Rouge who have realised that having a baby doesn’t mean we should compromise on our style.

Today we meet its founder (and mum of triplets!), Karla Prompers

Tell us a bit about you…

I am a Mexican, born and raised in the North of Mexico.

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Luxury Villa In Nai Harn, Phuket

For the past 5 Christmases, we have decided to meet up with our family in Thailand (we are based in HK and they are in the UK). Rather than stay in a hotel, we opt for a villa as it tends to be cheaper, offers relaxing communal areas and is easy to put napping children to bed while you hang out by the pool.

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Beach Bliss At The Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi Island

If you’re looking for paradise beaches in Phuket you may be disappointed. However, the neighbouring island of Phi Phi (2 hours by ferry from Phuket) will offer up powder sand and turquoise sea.  My sister-in-law recently returned from a 6 night stay at the Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi and shares her tips for a stay at this laid-back resort.

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Review of Thai Airways: Hong Kong to Phuket

For our Christmas trip to Phuket, I chose to fly with Thai Airways as it was half the price of Cathay Pacific.  Thai Airways is part of the Star Alliance, which includes Singapore and United Airlines.  Thai’s Royal Orchid Plus Program is open to any person 2 years of age or older.  Whilst I am a Royal Orchid Plus member, my daughters are enrolled in KrisFlyer (belonging to Singapore Airlines) as we fly Virgin a lot and they don’t meet the minimum age requirement for the Flying Club.

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