Being the daughter of a nurse there were many years in my life when I never questioned vaccinations, be it travel ot childhood immunisations. Certainly when I was a child we were always marched off to the doctors by my Mum when ours were due and had all the routine teenage ones at school. To… Continue reading Travel Vaccinations – do you or don’t you?
...Should they be earned or just given freely despite the level of service? I am sure there is a good discussion to be had as to whether gratuities and tips should be an automatic addition to a bill or should only be given where good service is deserving of such? My personal view however is… Continue reading Gratuities and Tips…
Should I fly business/first class with young children? I have often seen this question asked on social media forums and I know there will be people out there shouting a resounding "No" in fact I know there are people out there who would like to see children banned from flights altogether! However these little humans… Continue reading Should you fly Business Class with children?
Safe Drinking Water - Home or AwayWe all know that water is the most important element we need to survive and hence why having a reliable source of clean, safe water to drink when travelling overseas should be no 1 priority for everyone. Therefore I was delighted to find these incredible filtered water bottles from… Continue reading Safe Water Worldwide
Top Tips for flying for young children! When we fly it is on most occasions meant to be the start of a long awaited 'relaxing' holiday. However add kids to the mix and suddenly the word 'relaxation' goes straight out of the window. Let's face it airports and aircrafts are not fun places for children… Continue reading Flying with kids
It's hard to believe that these tiny little blighters can inflict so much pain and misery, let alone death in some countries, but as we well know they do. As I write this I am sitting in a hotel room in Andalusia, Spain with one ankle swollen up like a balloon and wanting to rip… Continue reading Top Tips for avoiding and treating mosquito bites.
'THE TRAVEL SURVIVAL GUIDE' by Lloyd Figgins. Available on Amazon: The Travel Survival Guide: Get Smart, Stay Safe I recently wrote a blog entitled 'Farewell to Fear' trying to highlight the joys and benefits of travelling outweighing the associated fears and the risks (which several people recently have seemed to delight in ramming down my… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW OF ‘THE TRAVEL SURVIVAL GUIDE
So I am lucky enough to be flying to Barbados with my 5 yr old son, with free return flight in Business Class, or as British Airways prefer to call it Club World. When I say 'free' flights we have still had to pay the taxes so not quite as good as it first seems… Continue reading Surviving a 9 hr flight!!