Ella Francis Sanders and “Lost in Translation”

A weird thing happened to me recently. I was gifted the same book twice. I don't really believe in coincidence so I took a little time to find out about why and whats so special about it and Ella Frances Sanders. This might not seem all that strange to you especially...

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GB Pockit stroller giveaway

If you follow us on Instagram then you may have heard about our fantastic GB Pockit stroller giveaway. Today is the last day to enter so here is a little post with all the details. We wrote about the merits of the GB Pockit last week here and were lucky enough to...

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Secret Croatia Part 3 Lopud

Our 3rd Secret Croatia spot is the beautifully tranquil and unspoiled island of Lopud. The main thing that the Secret Croatian island of Lopud has to offer is extremely family friendly surroundings and beaches. As soon as you step off the boat you feel like time is...

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Why visit Berlin with kids?

If your looking for a reason to visit Berlin but have kids here are my top 5 reasons why Berlin with kids is a great choice. So far Oscar and I have visited quite a few city's London, New York, Paris, Mexico City, Bangkok, Gothenburg and Zagreb. They vary in scale yes...

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MUSTELA kids sun care giveaway

Im so excited to run my first giveaway and to work with Mustela my favorite kids sun care brand. We have put together a fantastic package perfect for your upcoming beach getaways.  The prize contains their Factor 50SPF Very High Protection Face Lotion, Sun Spray and...

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Mustela sunscreen for kids!

Getting to our favorite sunscreen for kids took some time. Ages ago. I really mean that, it's got to be like 4 months ago ( sorry guys) some lovely people at Mustela UK sent us some sunscreen for kids. Well we are professionals over here, Oscar Chang and I, so we took...

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The National Railway Museum York

If the thought of The National Railway Museum in York conjures up images of delays and inflated ticket prices then you're in for a pleasant surprise. This really is a fantastic indoor activity for kids and adults for that matter! When it gets to this time of year, you...

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Summer in Montpellier France

Im trying to be more prompt with my posts (fail!) especially as some of us have left holiday planning to the last minute and I hope I can inspire some alternative choices. A city break is in my eyes a very alternative family summer break option, until Montpellier that...

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Gothenburg Sweden with kids

  Oscar Chang and I decided it was high time to visit our spiritual home Sweden. With names like Oscar and Anna you might be forgiven to think we were in fact Swedish. I have long been fascinated by the Swedish ever since a family came to stay in our village in...

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Its not all grim up North, Saltburn by the Sea

Sometimes it's enough to go to a place once to know you love it and will return. An invitation from an old childhood friend led to my most recent discovery or rather re discovery of the great British seaside experience Saltburn by the sea . For some this might mean...

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The start of a very different adventure

It's 9:30pm and the first time I am able to use two arms to do anything. See times have really changed over here and a new addition to my life in the form of my son Oscar Chang. Born a mere 3 weeks late this curious fella is adding a new dimension to travel as I know...

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A cool guide to Miami

  I always had a preconceived idea of Miami as a city with a shiny exterior and nothing below the surface. I never had the urge to visit and could think of about a thousand places I would rather go first. Well I was wrong. My introduction to Miami came through the...

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365 Days in Paradise

In anticipation of my Koh Phangan Island guide I wanted to post this amazing video that the lovely guys at 365 Days in Paradise made. It really captured the spirit of the island for me and Fabien, Natalie, Capucine and Natalie really capture the spirit of world...

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Its like jumping off a cliff

Its taken 8 months of travel, 6 months of unemployment, 4 amazing friends, 2 new notebooks and 1 indecisive wanderer to finally start my first post. Its amazing how many times you can stop yourself doing something your passionate about and all the creative...

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What to do in Kyoto Japan

What to do in Kyoto Japan? I have dreamed about traveling around Japan since i was a little girl. I once stayed in a Bed and Breakfast in London with my parents circa 1984 and the owner happened to be from Kyoto. She totally fascinated me and instead of exploring...

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Bangkok The Best Bits

If New York never sleeps then in my eyes Bangkok never stops eating. Exploring Bangkok - the best bits is a round-up from a veteran. I have been in and out of Bangkok for the best part of a year now and this is my biggest takeaway. No pun intended. There is so much to...

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San Angustinillo a family friendly beach in Mexico

Our second stop in the round up of  top family friendly beaches in Oaxaca, Mexico is San Angustinillo a pretty one street village right between Mazunte (check out our full post here) and Zipolite. It also has the most child and family friendly beach in this part of...
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Ella Francis Sanders and “Lost in Translation”

A weird thing happened to me recently. I was gifted the same book twice. I don't really believe in coincidence so I took a little time to find out about why and whats so special about it and Ella Frances Sanders. This might not seem all that strange to you especially...
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Beningbrough Hall, Another great Yorkshire day out

Another great Yorkshire day out, this time we visited Beningbrough Hall. Described by the National Trust as an Italian Mansion, on a day in January it felt very much like a deserted Georgian home but in a good way. I've done a really good job of not knocking the great...
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Mexico City a summary

My first impressions of Mexico City were such a mixed bag. So I went back, as I often do and looked through my pictures. Mexico City a summary Turned out I was right. A real mixed bag. DF as it's locally known (Districto Federal) is such a contradiction. It's like...
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PART 3, Top beach spots in Oaxaca, Mexico, ZIPOLITE

Our 3rd and final top beach spot in Oaxaca, Mexico is Zipolite. Its reputation as a nudist party beach may precede it but don't let this put you off. Zipolite really is what you make of it and has something for everyone. THE BEACH, Oaxaca Mexico, Zipolite The beach...
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5 Reasons why I wrote a GB Pockit review

Writing a review for the GB Pockit is actually one of the easiest posts I have ever had to write. Quite honestly if you travel with kids and you're looking for an incredible stroller this is it. Here's why. The main reason I don't do 100's of reviews on here is that I...
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“A few of my favorite things” Our travel essentials for any trip

 NON AFFILIATED & UNSPONSORED I love making lists and for some reason they are always long and once I have written them I never seem to look at them again. Ever. There I said it and its made me feel slightly better. This list is a little different. It replays in...
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Gothenburg Sweden with kids

  Oscar Chang and I decided it was high time to visit our spiritual home Sweden. With names like Oscar and Anna you might be forgiven to think we were in fact Swedish. I have long been fascinated by the Swedish ever since a family came to stay in our village in...
Read More

Mustela sunscreen for kids!

Getting to our favorite sunscreen for kids took some time. Ages ago. I really mean that, it's got to be like 4 months ago ( sorry guys) some lovely people at Mustela UK sent us some sunscreen for kids. Well we are professionals over here, Oscar Chang and I, so we took...
Read More

365 Days in Paradise

In anticipation of my Koh Phangan Island guide I wanted to post this amazing video that the lovely guys at 365 Days in Paradise made. It really captured the spirit of the island for me and Fabien, Natalie, Capucine and Natalie really capture the spirit of world...
Read More

MUSTELA kids sun care giveaway

Im so excited to run my first giveaway and to work with Mustela my favorite kids sun care brand. We have put together a fantastic package perfect for your upcoming beach getaways.  The prize contains their Factor 50SPF Very High Protection Face Lotion, Sun Spray and...
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Best Bangkok Hotel (so far…) Hotel Cabochon

    Hotel Cabochon Like most of my well traveled friends I have stayed in more hotels then I care to remember and this is by far one of THE best Hotels in Bangkok. I have also spent a lot of time visiting Bangkok both traveling through and living there, you can see...
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Montenegro with kids. What to do and where to go?

Visiting Montenegro with kids is a must. Montenegro was one of my top spots of 2015 and its family friendly attitude was one of the main reasons. When I mention Montenegro to most family's they look at me blankly. Maybe it's me but I thought this place was...
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Shop Local Saturday in Easingwold – A traditional Yorkshire village

This traditional Yorkshire village is only  12 miles from York and has been a market town since 1221 so all things considered this is the place to shop local Saturday. Antique home wear and furniture, handcrafted goods and homemade delicacies are everywhere and this...
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My Well Traveled Friend – Leith Clark – About last summer

We love being inspired by other mums at My Well Traveled Friend and hearing their tips and advice on travel with families  and children. We finally decided to run a series of interviews about what they did last summer. Hope you like them and please share some of yours...
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Berlin’s TOP 5 child-friendly museums

Today at My Well Traveled friend we have picked Berlin's top 5 child-friendly museums. What makes a museum child-friendly in the first place and why should you visit? Well, my system is simple, I ask my son. He’s 3.5 now, very opinionated and I take him to a lot of...
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Its like jumping off a cliff

Its taken 8 months of travel, 6 months of unemployment, 4 amazing friends, 2 new notebooks and 1 indecisive wanderer to finally start my first post. Its amazing how many times you can stop yourself doing something your passionate about and all the creative...
Read More

GB Pockit stroller giveaway

If you follow us on Instagram then you may have heard about our fantastic GB Pockit stroller giveaway. Today is the last day to enter so here is a little post with all the details. We wrote about the merits of the GB Pockit last week here and were lucky enough to...
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Traveling with kids 9 -12 months old – Long Haul and beyond

We have had such a positive response from our first travel with kids post http://www.mywelltraveledfriend.com/2014/05/traveling-with-4-6-month-old-baby.html that I decided to share my wisdom (guffaw) again. I just want to be as transparent as possible so I'm not...
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Best Berlin Ice Cream spots

Nothing spells summer like dollops of beautiful, colorful dollops of ice cream. We set out on a mission to uncover some of the best Berlin Ice Cream spots. I wasn't sure how to categorize this post. What would really be the measure of best Berlin ice cream? In the...
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Bangkok The Best Bits

If New York never sleeps then in my eyes Bangkok never stops eating. Exploring Bangkok - the best bits is a round-up from a veteran. I have been in and out of Bangkok for the best part of a year now and this is my biggest takeaway. No pun intended. There is so much to...
Read More

Its not all grim up North, Saltburn by the Sea

Sometimes it's enough to go to a place once to know you love it and will return. An invitation from an old childhood friend led to my most recent discovery or rather re discovery of the great British seaside experience Saltburn by the sea . For some this might mean...
Read More

Top 5 things to do in Ayutthaya Thailand

Top 5 things to do in Ayutthaya Thailand The far east is my current obsession and having spent the last two years traveling and living in Thailand I have so many incredible places to share. Thailand is receiving a lot of negative press at the moment, the current...
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Why visit Berlin with kids?

If your looking for a reason to visit Berlin but have kids here are my top 5 reasons why Berlin with kids is a great choice. So far Oscar and I have visited quite a few city's London, New York, Paris, Mexico City, Bangkok, Gothenburg and Zagreb. They vary in scale yes...
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Food markets of Mexico City

The food markets or Mercado's of Mexico City are as vibrant and colorful as its people. Nothing feels more like total immersion in a culture than shopping with the locals. Supermarkets in other countries are like galleries to me. You can really tell a lot about what's...
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Summer in Montpellier France

Im trying to be more prompt with my posts (fail!) especially as some of us have left holiday planning to the last minute and I hope I can inspire some alternative choices. A city break is in my eyes a very alternative family summer break option, until Montpellier that...
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Koh Phayam Thailand, a car free family friendly island getaway.

Thailand is littered with islands of all shapes and sizes and I have visited quite a number of them. Koh Phayam Thailand a great place to travel with kids, car free and surrounded by clear blue seas. A perfect family travel getaway. Total coincidence brought me here....
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Fun Christmas activities for kids in Yorkshire – Piglets Park

It's not hard to find fun Christmas activities for young kids in Yorkshire. There is so much to do and see it's actually hard to pick the best. We are trying out a few this week and will keep you posted on our progress. We have found The Visit York website a really...
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Zagreb with kids, family travel at its best

Zagreb Croatia is one of the most family friendly city's we have been to. We love it so much we are going again this week. Here are some fun activities in Zagreb with kids. Croatia has long been on the family travel top 10 lists. Its pristine beaches, family friendly...
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GUEST POST Berlin with Kids, Top 10 things to do

We have been moonlighting for one of our favorite sites Globettoting writing about our favorite subject Berlin with kids. Our list of Top 10 things to do is now live. Berlin with Kids, Top 10 things to do Berlin has so far been one of our most child-friendly...
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