Mummy says….It is no secret that we love travelling and one of the things I love doing most to inspire me, is reading other family travel blogs. As we enter a new year, I thought it would be the perfect time to share some of my favourites with you….
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Laura is a South African expat now living in Wales and has also previously lived in Edinburgh, Cornwall, Amsterdam and Nice. Having grown up with an Expat Parent meant she travelled extensively as a young child and loved learning about new cultures. She is passionate about sustainable travel as well as visiting unique places, before having children she took one of the last Royal Mail Cargo Ships on her own from South African all the way back to the UK stopping off at isolated St Helena island, spending almost a week on the island getting to know the local Saints. She is now loves taking her two boys along for the adventure and together they haken many road trips, explored locally and further afield including Helsinki, Isles of Scilly, Amsterdam and South Of France to name and few and she covers all things family travel, modern parenting and an eco friendly lifestyle
Established in May 2015, Project: Wanderlust is a travel and lifestyle blog focusing on inspiring, yet affordable, travel. Concentrating on family friendly adventures, Project: Wanderlust is packed full of destination guides, road-trip ideas, festival guides and top tips for those who are looking to get the most out of their time away.
Alice is a freelance writer, blogger and family travel expert with a passion for good food and seeing the world. With two children now in education Alice fits her family travels around the school holidays – and is always looking find the best deals for non term-time travel.
Emma started blogging back in 2009 when she first moved abroad with her young family. After two years of exploring Copenhagen and beyond they moved to Munich where A Bavarian Sojourn was born. This blog has a strong focus on family travel, and the youngest member of the family has already chalked up a respectable ten countries in his two short years. As well as family travel, the blog also contains valuable advice on living abroad. It now also contains posts on what it’s like to repatriate, as the family returned to the UK last year (who knows where they will end up next!). Follow their journey as for the first time in over 7 years they get to introduce their children to their own country, as well as carrying on their travel addiction further afield. Popular recent posts include: Hiking the Emerald Trail – Austria; A Morning with Pippi Longstocking at Junibacken Stockholm and An Ex Insider’s Guide to Munich with Kids…
Have Kids, Can Travel
Have Kids, Can Travel is the place Laura (of award-winning parent blog LittleStuff) talks about all the family friendly travel; from wild camping in Wales, a sunshine stop in a villa in Italy or playing with orphaned elephants in the jungle, anything goes. She’s always on the hunt for the best places to stay, ways to travel, and bargains to be had for families finding their perfect holiday. Laura’s the writer of the tribe, while her husband Courtenay is a professional photographer and the four home-educated kids (now aged 19, 16, 15 and 11) are simply up for any adventure.
Charly is an ex-agency Marketing Director with 20 years experience in the marketing industry. She’s worked with numerous travel brands over this time having initially cut her teeth at Virgin. Charly is well travelled, not just in the UK and Europe, but long haul destinations such as New Zealand and the Pacific Islands to the Caribbean, South America and Australia where she lived for two years. Charly launched her first blog (Multi-Award Nominated parent & lifestyle blog PODcast) in 2012, family travel blog POD Travels followed 3 year later. Both are heavily led by photography. With the Doves travels focused on discovery, adventure and exploration, the family particularly relish unusual or off the beaten track destinations. Charly lives in Surrey with her husband and seven year old daughter.
I do hope you like my selection, please do pop over and explore!