Everything for the junior jetsetter

Author: yukismith

Wild Wadi Waterpark Dubai

Wild Wadi Waterpark Dubai

The first stop on our big adventure last year was Dubai. To break up the long journey to London, we decided to stay for a night in the United Arab Emirates. We stayed at the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, which was only 10 minutes from the […]

Tips for Travelling to Beirut, Lebanon with Kids

Tips for Travelling to Beirut, Lebanon with Kids

Thank you to Dora for sharing this fantastic information about travelling to Beirut with kids! My Advice for Families Travelling to Beirut with Kids We are just heading back to the UK from our 4-week family holiday in Beirut, Lebanon. I wanted to share a […]

In-Flight Sleeping Devices

In-Flight Sleeping Devices

For many parents, flying long-haul with young children can be harrowing. Recently there has been a huge rise in popularity of sleeping devices like inflatable pillows, leg hammocks and cases that convert to beds. Unfortunately Qantas and Jet Star have recently updated theirDangerous Goods and […]

Ten Simple Play Ideas when Travelling with Young Children

Ten Simple Play Ideas when Travelling with Young Children

Family holidays are where memories are made and sometimes where patience is lost due to the feeling of overwhelm on how best to entertain the little ones whilst travelling. Whether it be in a car, bus, train or plane these easy play ideas will provide you with the inspiration […]

Sea World theme park and resort on the Gold Coast, QLD

Sea World theme park and resort on the Gold Coast, QLD

Over the Easter long weekend, my husband and I took our boys to Sea World on the Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia). The last time I had been was well over 20 years ago, so I was interested to see how it had changed. The boys absolutely […]

Gel Crayons – Magic Waxi by Lunables

Gel Crayons – Magic Waxi by Lunables

Lunables – Who are They and How did They Start? I found out about Lunables through a post on Facebook. The small business sells solid gel crayons called Magic Waxi. The business started after an occupational therapist discovered gel crayons while on holidays. She brought them home […]

Daily Chico – the Best Soft-Serve Ice Cream in Tokyo

Daily Chico – the Best Soft-Serve Ice Cream in Tokyo

Daily Chico Daily Chico has got to be the best soft-serve ice cream experience in Tokyo! I am a big fan of Adam Liaw, cook, writer and television presenter and winner of MasterChef Australia Season 2. He lived in Japan and is married to a Japanese woman, […]

Favourite Five – The Nullarbor, Australia

Favourite Five – The Nullarbor, Australia

Thank you to Kaylah, an interior designer and owner of Little Finch Designs who has shared her favourite five for the Nullarbor. Please check out her blog. My Favourite Five stops along the Nullarbor The Nullarbor Plain, the epitome of the Australian outback; where there are real […]

Anxiety in Children and Travel

Anxiety in Children and Travel

Minimising Anxiety while Travelling “I’m going on a holiday!” A statement that usually evokes feelings of excitement, happiness and great anticipation. A statement that leaves you dreaming of sandy beaches, visiting landmarks, eating gourmet food and, of course, relaxing. But for some children (and adults […]

Favourite Five – London, England

Favourite Five – London, England

Thank you to my school friend who wrote this for The Junior Jet Set! When I moved to London  everyone said that we would need move back to Australia to have kids.  As I have got to know London I can’t imagine a city more exciting, cosmopolitan and vibrant. […]