How To Beat Jetlag

I recently had some houseguests with me here in Singapore who had just flown up from Perth, Australia. They arrived early evening and I fussed around them, offering up water, telling them they should get some fresh air and to try to stay awake till at least 10pm. I was trying to ward off the perils of jetlag until my friend kindly reminded me there is absolutely zero difference between Perth and Singapore!

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Top 5 Compact, Lightweight Travel Strollers

Strollers have come a long way since the bulbous Blue Cross prams of our youth. Shaking things up on the family travel scene has been the influx of the ‘hand luggage stroller’. That’s right, a stroller so clever it can be folded up neatly and stored in the overhead locker on a plane. Which can save you the arduous task of waiting around for your stroller after a longhaul flight.

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Jetlag & Mayhem’s 2017 Travel Year In Review

Wow, what a year 2017 has been for my travels and I.  Unlike people who nonchalantly book things at last-minute, I usually have a full year of travel planned, to take advantages of public holidays, air miles and cheap deals. However even by my standards 2017 was more jam-packed than ever due to a significant life event.

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Natural Remedies For Traveling

When I was younger I didn’t give too much thought as to what I was putting on my body.  I would slather myself in 100% deet in the Ecuadorian rainforest, knock back a couple of valium to steady the nerves on a dodgy Indonesian airline and drink beer to counteract sea-sickness.  Nowadays I try to welcome the natural world where possible.  

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How To Fly With A Baby

A couple of days ago, my friend Rhiannon showed up on my doorstep, fresh off 2 flights with her 4yo, 2yo and 6 month old in tow.  She was killing time in Singapore before setting off on a 13 hour flight to London. As I was coo’ing over her gorgeous baby, she said she couldn’t understand why so many people thought she was crazy for doing all these flights.

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