Sally-Ann Brown


About Sally-Ann Brown

I am Sally-Ann the author of Toddlers on Tour. I am a wife and mother who has always had a passion for travel. I love sharing my experiences and lessons learned to help you have a better family holiday or day trip. Read "All About Me" under the "Home" tab to discover my story and what lead me to here.


Travel Document Checklist for Family Travel 2

A good three months before you travel with kids you should start checking all your travel documents are in order.  Not checking your travel documentation is current and/or sufficient could not only cost you more money but also stop you from travelling on your family holiday. So which travel documents should you have and what […]

A travel document checklist to help you plan for your next family holiday.

Find all the travel blog links for 2017 to share your travel blog posts.

Where to Find Travel Blog Link Ups – 2017 16

Back in 2013, I detailed all the travel blog link ups around.  However,  four years is a long time in this blogging game.  Travel blog link ups have come and gone as have hosts changed at many of the travel blog link ups.  So I thought it time to write an updated version so you don’t […]


Getting Kids Writing Awesome Adventure Travel Journals 8

We’ve loved our family holidays to Bali.  My son is now eight years old, I have been trying to encourage him to write a travel journal.  Though for him,  after the first day away the thought of sitting down to write for half an hour about what he has seen and experienced is just too […]


travel stories during a Bali family vacation

All the Travel Stories From Our Bali Family Vacation 14

A year between family holidays is a long time.  By the time we depart for this Bali family vacation in the September school holidays we are more than ready for some warm weather, relaxation and fun family times. To get to this years Bali family holiday we fly with Garuda Indonesia again.  We last flew with […]


Introducing a New Travel Tips Blog: Tips 4 Trips 9

My Dad has been saying to me for the past year toddler – you do know that my grandson Lewis is now in middle primary school – you are well past the toddler stage.  My bestie school mum says to me, Sally the thing is – I see toddlers and I don’t want to read […]

new travel trips blog helping your plan your dream holiday.

A packing list for taking carry on hand luggage with kids when flying

Essential Hand Luggage for Kids Who Fly 2

You are on a flight bound for your family holiday.  Silently cursing the carry-on hand luggage or lack thereof. Prior to departing for this family holiday, the entire household was bubbling with excitement.  You packed the family suitcases.  Added the passports and tickets into your handbag and thought, we should be OK for the flight; meals […]


Feeling Like a Challenge 4

Have you been to a great resort, eaten the most mouth-watering dish, or found the best travel luggage? Do you want to shout your discovery from the rooftops? Well, let me help you out. This week I’m launching a new monthly Instagram Challenge. How the #mytraveltips4trip Instagram Challenge will work 1.  New themes each month […]

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Trave tips on choosing a travel stroller

How to Choose a Travel Stroller 6

It is the end of our family holiday to Penang with a toddler.  As I pack up our hotel room I glance over at the pram sitting patiently in the corner – where it has been all holiday – waiting to be used.  I wondered, “Do we still need to bring a pram on holiday?” […]


Frankenstein’s Laboratory Bali – Are You Afraid? 16

I am a little disappointed as we are guided to a polished wooden table that is located near the waiter station behind a support column – ensuring I have an obstructed view of the Frankenstein’s Laboratory stage. We have arrived on time at 4:30pm for the family session, having been enticed by the Frankenstein’s Laboratory website statement, […]

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Taking a car seat on a plane

The Pros and Cons of Flying with a Car Seat 4

It’s a hot topic on the family travel forums.  Should I take a car seat on a flight when flying with a child? There are no rules and regulations as to whether you have to use a car seat for your baby, toddler or child on a flight.  It all just comes down to, what […]