travelling with children

School in Savusavu Fiji for an Australian Boy

School in Savusavu Fiji for an Aussie boy (Son in his school shirt and sandals – first day) Seven-year-old goes to school in Savusavu, Fiji We have to visit the “Head Teacher” at the school in Savusavu to see if my son will be accepted into Khemendra Central Primary School. It is an international school […]

House Sitting on Savusavu Island in Fiji

We are off to House sit on an Island in Fiji House sitting on Savusavu Island in Fiji Now we are real travelers on an amazing single parent travel adventure. In fact, we are slowly becoming luxury travel experts as we have learned so much so far on this family travel. We are off to […]

Fiji – The Land of Festivals

Fiji – The land of Festivals As we set off to explore the Fiji, land of festivals, we are informed there is a huge parade and Hibiscus Festival in Suva, and so our plans are promptly changed. Being on a single parent travel adventure has taught us to be flexible and appropriately make changes if […]

Language Preparation for overseas travel

Language Preparation for overseas travel Learning to communicate with other cultures When traveling, there are so many languages you are exposed to that language preparation prior to travel is important. Buy an electronic language translator or download an app. Do a bit of research on this. Luxury travel experts can help you make the best decision. […]

Going overseas – More things to do before you go

Going overseas – More things to do before you go  -Electricals, email, computers, phones, and much more- Addresses – Things to cancel and addresses to change Electricity Gas Council / Rates Water Insurance Bank accounts not being used that have fees Auto deductions See Phone home and see reference to mobile and the internet. Blogging and websites […]

Making an Agenda

Making an Agenda As soon as you have decided to do your trip, take your child out of school for one day and practice home-schooling. Our first lesson was about making an agenda. Some of the ideas I chose to try out were from my son’s teachers and luxury travel experts who helped me understand […]

Travel thoughts on getting ready to go overseas

Travel thoughts on getting ready to go overseas TRAVEL Travel affords you many memories, vivid flashbacks that dance across your mind like skittish schoolgirls on their way to a big day out someplace. I can’t think of anything that will take away this experience – perhaps only experience itself can – thus my travel thoughts. As […]

Accommodation when traveling

Accommodation when traveling What to consider Accommodation when traveling is probably one of the most critical things you need to have sorted out in your mind before you head off.  If you are traveling with a child, or alone, I would recommend having a good thought about the following. I have popped them in alphabetic […]

Airport Security – practice it first

Airport Security – practice it first…. When all is said and done, your child is your most valuable possession on this trip. Traveling with a child through a busy airport, with all your possessions can be a lot to juggle, even with kids who have traveled before. So is there a way of making family […]

Travel Agents, Airlines, and Tickets

Travel Agents, Airlines, and Tickets Have a GOOD Travel Agent I cannot stress enough the need for you to get a reliable, trustworthy, patient Travel Agent. I would advise you try working with luxury travel experts on this. I have experienced so much benefit from this in my family travel. It has made our single-family […]

A few things to prepare before you go

A few things to prepare before you go I would advise that you work closely with family travel agencies on this if it is your first time as you prepare before you go overseas. For me, luxury travel experts have always made my planning process less stressful as they have a wealth of knowledge regarding […]

Traveling with children – on planes, trains and coaches

Traveling with children: Things to do prior to disembarking 1. Toilet time Where possible go to the ‘loo’ before the seat belt sign flashes its final light up. It is way easier to do this now – without luggage once you have arrived in the terminal. Insist your child tries to go, even if they say […]