Friday’s Seven: 7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Your Next Travel Destination

#1 What’s on my bucket list? If you have a list of dream destinations you want to visit then it’s a good start. Look at the places you’ve jotted down somewhere or pictures of places you’ve saved for inspiration. Now … Continue reading

Friday’s Seven: 7 Hotel & Accommodation Booking Websites You Need to Check Out

Following up on the tips I gave on how to find a good hotel, thought I’d share a list of the best (and favourite) hotel and accommodation booking websites I have come across each with a different edge and all … Continue reading

Friday’s Seven: 7 Travel Mistakes You Should Stop Doing

#1 Waiting till the last minute to prepare your travel documents: You don’t want to discover that your passport is almost expired a few days before your planned trip or scheduled appointment to get your visa. Make sure your travel documents … Continue reading

Friday’s Seven: 7 Things to Do to Kill Time on Long Flights

Dreaded by everyone, long flights are truly of one of the most painful experiences in travel . But being inevitable for many (after all everyone is on one side of the world trying to get to the other) there can … Continue reading

How to Turn your Children into World Explorers

Take the children to football practice, that’s how you can discover they have a passion for this sport.

Get them a musical instrument or a sketch pad and water colours, that’s how you can get them started on music or art.

But with travel how would you do that? How would you kick start a passion that can turn them into world explorers with an ongoing desire to go from one place to other?  While an obvious answer may be to take them on trips around the world,  this is not a convenient option available all the time. Still, there are certainly a few things that parents can do that can pave a way for children towards that passion: (based on personal experience and talks with travel aware parents)  Continue reading