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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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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Some of our favorite travel books

Im a massive nerd. I love computers and gadgets and technology and programing and all that good stuffs. I also love love love to read, especially travel books. As the great W. Somerset Maugham once said "To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a...
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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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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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New Air France interactive Paris map

The lovely guys at Air France were so excited by our Mum's guide to Paris that they asked us to create an Air France interactive map of all the Paris restaurants, shops and attractions that we love. So here it is. Paris has gone through some difficult times over the...
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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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Top family friendly Mexico City sights

We spent just over 3 weeks in Mexico City and we saw so much. Narrowing it down to our absolute top family friendly sights wasn't easy. Mexico City's sites are also hugely divers from toy museums to skyscrapers to Aztec pyramids. It's also worth noting DF...
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Traveling with a 4 – 6 month old baby

I was finally inspired to write this piece after reading my favourite mum and kiddie blog Romy and the Bunnies. which features many busy busy mums who juggle international travel and kids. As you can see I travel a lot too and of course my travel schedule,...
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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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Our Top 3 London days out with kids rain or shine

It was hard to narrow it down to only our top 3 London days out with kids but we did it. If you're wandering why keep reading. The idea of entertaining your kids for an entire day in London always seems daunting so after many epic fail days we finally landed on the...
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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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Our favorite European organic baby products

We wanted to round-up a few of our favorite European natural and organic baby products for you this week. We are product junkies after all. As you may have noticed we spent a substantial amount of time in Europe (almost 10 months!)  and despite traveling lights its...
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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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Holiday travel with toddlers long haul and beyond

Holiday travel with kids is every parents nightmare.  Holiday travel with a toddler might just feel like the worst. Despair not, we have compiled a fantastic guide to help ease the pain. This is my third guide on travel with kids. After almost two years of solo travel...
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My Well Traveled Friend – Confessions of a mum travel blogger

I'm having a mild panic here at My Well Traveled Friend. Being a mum travel blogger is tough. There are very few toddler free hours left these days that aren't consumed by either travel or organizing or sleep. I have fallen so far behind in my posts that it appears I...
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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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Ice skating at Somerset House, London

Activities with kids in big cities like London can be overwhelming but ice skating at Somerset House needn't be one of them. We aim to put the magic back into your day with things to do and how to do them so everyone just have a good time. Here is my number one tip....
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My favorite new destination family friendly El Salvador

Its a bold statement announcing that you have a new favorite destination but after 18 months of travel I feel qualified enough to say that yes El Salvador is my family friendly destination. I basically loved El Salvador and I can't wait to go back. What made El...
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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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TOP rainy day activities for kids in Berlin

I have been meaning to do this list for so long and will be adding to it through our 3rd Berlin winter I promise. If you're like us, with a busy 3-year-old, you need a LOT of rainy day activities for your kids this winter. This will be our 3rd winter in Berlin and I...
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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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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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An interview with an inspiring, traveling, working mama.

Suai Suai Stine & Salinee Suai means beautiful in Thai, double trouble!    This is a first of many interviews with people who I hope will inspire you. They inspire me every day because they are braking the mold, pushing convention and living their lives...
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How to climb a volcano with your kids. The Guatemala edition.

Ever wondered how to climb a volcano with your kids. This is the Guatemala edition. If you are looking at conquering some fears then keep reading. Full disclosure. I'm not fit by any stretch of the imagination. I like to think I am. I like to think that because I no...
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Our newest travel accessories 2015

You know how I love a good travel gadget. Well of course a new year means new travel accessorize and its 2015 so I'm ready to role. I am very ambitiously making the next leg of our world adventure to Central America "carry on only". It's not me you see, its him. Just...
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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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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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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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A MUMS GUIDE TO NYC – MY TOP 5 APPS

I hope our "mums guide to NYC - my top 5 apps" helps you as much as it helped us. I had lived and worked in NYC for almost 5 years before setting off on this great adventure and this latest visit had all new challenges. Here are some of the newest Apps I used every...
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