Top 10 Packing Tips

I’m currently in the process of packing for a week’s trip to Bhutan.  This is a slight deviation from my normal holiday packing routine of sandals, suncream, book, repeat. I actually had to google the weather to see what extremities I may need to prepare for and frantically hunt down last-minute hiking gear. In fact I’d much rather be writing this blog post talking about packing for my trip than actually packing.  

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Potty Training On The Go

Remember that lovely house or apartment you decorated pre-kids? With the white walls, unblemished furniture and minimalist look? Then babies and toddlers come along and your living room turned technicolour and your kitchen surfaces are piled high with sterilisers and bottles. Then potty training happens and your zen bathroom suddenly has a collection of enormous potty trainers, steps and training seats.

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Review Of The Four Seasons Nam Hai Resort, Vietnam

Vietnam’s Danang is a popular spot for the family traveller. Not only do you have a number of resorts on this stretch of coast in Central Vietnam but neighbouring Hoi An is a beautiful cultural hotspot. Jetlag & Mayhem has reviewed a number of properties in the area, from the Victoria in Hoi An, Redbridge Villa (attached to a cookery school) to the luxurious Intercontinental.  

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Jetlag and Kids: 10 Top Tips

Jetlagged kids… we’ve all been through it.  Whether it’s trying to settle a wide awake baby at 2am or sticking your toddler in front of the TV at 5am while you get some much needed sleep.  Either way it’s not fun.  However, don’t let it stop you from planning your trip of a lifetime.  Here are my top tips for dealing with jetlag:

  1. KNOW what you’re in for.  
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A Trip To Butlin’s Skegness

Move over Center Parcs, Butlin’s is where it’s at! Following a successful trip to the UK’s Butlin’s in Bognor Regis last October, my sister took her 3 and 5 year old to Butlin’s Skegness over February half term.

As February half-term approached, we decided to give Butlin’s another try. We had absolutely loved it at Butlin’s Bognor Regis last October, and thought we would visit a different resort this time.

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