House swapping and home exchange is popping up on everyone’s radar at the moment. With cheap flights becoming more common there has never been a better time to explore the world.

But where do you stay when you jet set into your next destination? Hotels are expensive and impersonal. Home exchange is an opportunity to save money, have more space and comfort and have a full experience.

Visit Dubai in 5 days, city landscape from above.

Whether you are looking for a standalone destination with year-round sun or a stopover between Europe, Australia, Asia or Africa a visit to Dubai, is a great choice. In the following post I’ll detail what you can see and do in Dubai whether you have a 24-hour stopover…

safari camp sri lanka

What better way to spend New Year’s Eve than glamping in Sri Lanka! Staying in a luxury safari camp has been on my travel wish list since we went to South Africa a few years ago, but with small children and an age limit of 12 at most…

Newborn on a flight

You have a newborn! Congratulations! Welcome to the rollercoaster that is parenthood. Maybe you are still pregnant, and you are dreaming about your first trip with baby. Now you are wondering: What age can I take a baby on a plane? Is it safe to take a newborn…

Playa Flamingo beach in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote. One of the best things to do in Playa Blanca is walk the promenade and visit the beaches that line the walk way.

The Canary Islands are the perfect destination for a family holiday. Whether you are travelling with kids or alone there are plenty of things to do in Lanzarote near Playa Blanca and around the compact Island.  And Playa Blancahas regular Ferries to Fuerteventura meaning you have another one…

Hama-rikyu Gardens a perfect spot to relax with children and toddlers when visiting Tokyo.

Are you planning a Tokyo family trip? Check out this blog post to make the most of your time in Tokyo with kids beyond Disney theme parks. Tokyo is the perfect city to visit with kids, clean, safe and easy to get around. A local love of cartoons…

Roppongi Hills Craft Sake week

SAKE TASTING JAPAN: ROPPONGI HILLS CRAFT SAKE WEEK IN TOKYO Want to go to one of the best Sake Tasting events in Japan? Head to the Roppongi Hills Craft Sake week in Tokyo. The Sake festival runs for a week each April. Right in Cherry Blossom season the…

Cheaper than most other destinations in Germany. Dresden is known as the "Florence on the Elbe" because of its beautiful architecture. This compact and easy to navigate city is very family orientated and makes for the perfect child-friendly city break. Check out the top things to do in Dresden with kids.

Sitting on the River Elbe in the East of Germany between Berlin and Prague. Dresden makes a great place to visit as part of a multi-destination itinerary or as a stand-alone trip. At first glance, a city rich in history and museums brimming with ancient artefacts might…

Bryggen old wooden houses in Bergen Norway

Bergen is a picturesque coastal town in Norway. The central wharf area of Bergen is the inspiration for Frozen’s city of Arrandel.  With it’s compact and walkable city centre and  public transport Bergen is easy to explore. The mountains surrounding Bergen are home to Norway’s best family friendly…

Dresden Ice Sculpture Exhibition Eiswelt Dresden

DRESDEN ICE SCULPTURE EXHIBITION. The Dresden ice sculpture exhibition, Eiswelt Dresden, runs until the 25th of February 2018. This a a review of our families visit to the exhibition and information to help you plan your visit.

Wroclaw is a beautiful city in the west of Poland. It is a great alternative to crowded Prague. The Wroclaw Christmas Market is brimming full of regional and international specialties, food, beverages and handcrafted decorations.

How to visit the Blue Lagoon in Iceland with a baby. Check out the tips in this post to make the most of your time at the Blue Lagoon.

The Blue Lagoon is one of the most iconic landmarks in Iceland and it might also be one of the most controversial among visitors. Everyone has an opinion on whether visiting the thermal pool is worthwhile. Is the Blue Lagoon over-rated? too expensive? or a unique steaming wonderland?…