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October 28, 2019

I took on a love of travel with my first ever trip out of the country with a friend when I was 18. Being in a different country was exhilarating and seeing life through the eyes of others opened my eyes to how different life looked for some. Some of the best friends I have made were acquired through travel (including my gorgeous hubby).

So why is travelling such a great experience for kids? Here are 10 reasons taking your kids on a trip will teach them so much.

1. That everyone doesn’t live the same way

As an 18-year-old, it was fascinating for m...

February 26, 2019

It was all planned. We had four days ahead of us kid-free to enjoy seeing the sights of Tasmania and enjoying a fun road trip. And just like most plans go… they didn’t quite start the way we wanted…

We woke up excited and ready to go at 4.30am on the day of our flight. Unfortunately for us, we were supposed to get up at 3.30am. Not sure what we were thinking when we programmed our alarm. Our flight left at 6am and being that we lived an hour and half from the airport (without peak hour traffic) we were never going to make it.

Being people that n...

May 15, 2018

They say life is amazing teacher.  So is travel! So if you are feeling a bit on the dumb side perhaps consider planning a trip LOL.

Here are some life lessons I have learned through my travel experiences....

1. You can't believe everything you read.

This is true for tabloids,  reviews on accommodation or travel deals, and advertisements for just about anything (and maybe even my blog posts....you never know LOL). Remember the tabloids exist for entertainment,  reviews are usually only written by people with a grudge (or people who have been pa...

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Hi, we’re the Englands! If you want to have a laugh and read about the truth of parenting and travelling with kids, then you’ve come to the right place! We also might come up with some travel tips and tricks to help you on your own journey....

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