going overseas

Head Lice And Holidays

Head Lice And Holidays “Mum, there is a party in my hair” – no it is head-lice! Yesterday we were meant to go on a single parent travel trip to Beachcomber Island but head lice and holidays suddenly form a new part of our travel adventure. We wanted to experience the fun promised to us […]

Single Parent Travel Loneliness

First thoughts of my loneliness as I travel with my son Tonight we head down to the local Marina – the taxi ride costs $3AU. We first visit ‘Big Foot’, which luxury travel experts and everyone else describe as a foot-shaped island where the bridge connects one of the ‘toes’ to the mainland. It is […]

Fiji And Indigenous Fijians And Fiji Indians

Fiji And Fijians And Fiji Indians Welcome to South Asia – I mean the South Pacific? Our first day in Fiji we come face to face with a lesson on Fiji Indians and their culture as we are getting ourselves stocked up with supplies, so we head on the shuttle bus on a single parent travel […]

The Perfect Start to our World Trip – Fiji Resort Anchorage

Fiji Resort Anchorage We have arrived in Fiji.  Instantly the familiar buzz of this airport hits me, and a trio of men playing guitars and singing in their Bula shirts greets us as we are crooned into customs. Maybe this is what I was told to expect our luxury travel experts. All I can say […]

Teaching Children New Culture and Customs

Teaching Children New Culture and Customs We have been invited to stay in Sydney with one of my long-time friends who is about to start with her cooking course on teaching children new culture. We were teenage penpals in high school – myself in Adelaide, Australia; and her in Osaka, Japan. By then, we all […]

Tips for Feeding a Growing Boy whilst Traveling

Tips for Feeding a Growing Boy whilst Traveling “OK!”, so my friend Jakki says to me “and exactly how are you going to feed this growing son of yours while you are traveling on a tight budget?”  What tips for feeding a growing boy whilst traveling do you have? Very good question Jakki, and worth […]

eBay and How To Make Money

eBay and How To Make Money Making money both before you travel and while you travel without a “real job” (a traditional job) can be very tricky so we are going to highlight the topic of how to make money. Although I have already written about the many ways of doing this, I would like […]

Positive Reasons to Travel Around the World now with your child

POSITIVE Reasons to Travel Around the World NOW with your child We all need positive words and Positive Reasons to Travel.  But, if I had a $ for every negative comment made regarding my proposed trip, I would be filthy rich. I am shocked that one of the toughest obstacles in my life has been […]

Packing List for Clothing and Shoes

Packing List for Clothing and Shoes How to pack We are currently planning a single parent travel to the Tropics and so have collated our own Packing List for Clothing and Shoes that we hope will assist you.  People taking such family travel are encouraged by luxury travel experts to carry along clothes that have […]

Packing List including Bedding and Linen

Packing List including Bedding and Linen 1. Mosquito Net I can’t stand sleeping under one – but if the mozzies are bad you may have to! Mozzies do like children’s blood more. So it might be wise to get even one, more so families like ours that are on a single parent travel with a child. 2. Pillows […]

Packing List – Stationery and Accessories

Packing List – Stationery and Accessories Business Cards We have our blog addresses, our names (first names only is okay) and emails on these cards. I suggest you don’t add your phone number on them as the cards will fall into the hands of so many people as you proceed with your family travel. We used […]

Packing List – First Aid and Toiletries

Packing – First Aid and Toiletries First Aid & Toiletries Suggest you buy most, as you need them. Carry a small pack of both first aid and toiletries on planes. And first aid in your daypack, and leave the big packs in your luggage or accommodation. Anti-bacterial Gel A must-have! You can buy 5 handbag […]