Category Archives : Our Travels

We (my partner and I) currently have a 5 year old boy who we have taken travelling since the age of 20 months. We are your average family that works, has a mortgage and takes annual leave. That is we travel for a week or 2 at a time a couple of times a year.

Below are posts of our travels with our son. I hope that they will inspire you to travel with your children

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Wat Arun Temple, Bangkok

Travelling with Kids to Bangkok – May 2012 1

This was our second stop after having spent 6 days in Pattaya.   View Larger MapI have to admit I really didn’t like Bangkok.  It wasn’t that it was busy, which it was, but everything seemed to flow so well it didn’t feel claustrophobic.  I think maybe my expectations had been built too high by friends […]


Travelling with Kids to Pattaya – May 2012 6

Lewis had just turned 4 when we headed for our first family trip to Thailand.  We had decided to venture to Pattaya with child. I know it’s not a typical family destination, but stay with me.   View Larger MapWe were in the packed car by 5am heading for the airport.  After check-in we made […]

Grand Centara Mirage Pattaya

The Shangri-La Golden Sands Penang

Travelling with Kids to Penang – November 2011 1

We went to Penang when Lewis was 3 1/2 years. View Larger MapFor once we booked early!  It was just by chance that I found a great deal.  My sister had mentioned one of her favourite family holiday destinations was Penang and so I started doing some research.  I typed in some random dates into Webjet to […]


Travelling with Kids to Singapore – April 2011 2

The next holiday was to Singapore with our son it was just before his 3rd birthday. View Larger Map Again it was short notice to arrange this holiday.  I really have to get Steve to be a bit more organised so I can pre-book earlier to get a better deal. Originally we were supposed to […]

The Merlion Lion on Sentosa Island

Travelling with a Toddler to Sydney – January 2010

Our first trip with our then 20 months old was to Sydney for a friends wedding. View Larger Map Pre-departure For all that I knew about how to travel with babies and toddlers, I must admit I was still quite anxious about taking my son Lewis on his first flight, and on our first holiday […]

a family holiday to Sydney Harbour Bridge