Singapore With Kids!

Wow, does Singapore have a lot to offer the family traveller. Perhaps that’s why so many of my friends are moving there this summer (grrrr..)  We recently spent a long weekend there and here are some tips on what to do and where to eat. It is by no means a comprehensive guide as I feel we barely scratched the surface.

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A Trip to Gulliver’s World, UK With Pre-Schoolers

Gulliver's World

Today it’s over to my sister Georgina to tell you about her recent trip to the UK’s Gulliver’s Land Theme Park.

I’ve been meaning to go to Gulliver’s World for a while.  Just up the M1 (junction 14) in Milton Keynes, not too pricey, and lots for little ones to do.  As my daughter starts school in September, we decided to head there for the day while we can still do fun things on weekdays during term-time.  

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Best Travel Headphones For Kids

It has taken me a while to get round to purchasing kids headphones.  For the last few years I’ve either loaned them mine, stolen the Cathay kids plastic ones or forced them to play things on mute.

Despite this I’ve realised that kids headphones should be a travel essential for the following reasons:

  1. You can limit the volume so you don’t have to panic they are decimating their ear drums.  
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How To Exit A Hotel Room With All Your Belongings Intact!

Kids on bed with ipad

We are midway through our Louisiana road trip and staying in a new place each night. It took a while for us to get in our packing groove, having left a few T-shirts in the wardrobe of our first hotel and a chargers in sockets.  There is an art to departing a hotel room with everything intact, here are my tips!

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Toys On A Plane: The Under 5 Roundup

I was once on a flight and spotted some friends a few rows behind.  Whilst my rugrats (at the time 5 mths and nearly 3) were crying/jumping around/demanding constant attention, her two (4 and 7) were blissfully chilling out, watching an ipad and reading.

Moral of the story.  Young babies are easy (they sleep).  Kids between 0-4 are a tough crowd but as they get older, it gets easier.

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