Since starting this blog I’ve discovered that Actually people know very little about Qatar, and certainly isn’t on a lot of people’s bucket lists so I thought I would share something I love about Doha – that’s all the great restaurant you can chose from in this town. From High End to Cheap Eats, Doha is full of unusual and interesting restaurants. So here are my favourite restaurants in Doha from A to Z! Continue reading Doha’s Best Restaurants from A-Z
Travel has always been a big part of mine and Wandermust Daddy’s life and we were determined that travel would stop just because we had a baby (You can read more about why we have and why we will continue travelling with our baby here)! Saying that, we knew it would change! So before we had Baby E we made a pre pregnancy and pre parenthood travel bucket list – this is what was on it:
1. Do a holiday which you can’t do with children
For us this was visiting a malaria zone and going gorilla trekking. Our line in the sand for travelling with children is always about health and safety and we won’t travel to malarial zones with Baby E!
Also gorilla trekking is an activity that can’t be done until children are at least fifteen years old. We didn’t want to wait that long to experience this so this was our last ‘big’ holiday before Baby E came along!
We travel a lot and don’t really stress about traveling with our baby but since starting our blog I’ve discovered that a lot of people are apprehensive about travelling with babies especially when it comes to feeding. Well here are our experiences and top tips for weaning while travelling.
Qatar, not on everybody’s bucket list but it is gaining momentum on the tourist front especially through layover/stopover offers with Qatar Airways. I have lived in Qatar for over three years and have discovered that people’s perceptions of the country are limited and many people even expats don’t really head off the beaten track. So here are my hidden and not so hidden gems of Qatar!
Most people when they think of the Middle East think of swanky 5* and luxury hotels where expats can sun themselves all year long. One of my favourite hotel beaches at the Intercon – you can read about our recent staycation here
As part of our new monthly link-up we will be featuring some of our fellow fearless family travellers. We can’t wait to hear all about other families global adventures. This month we are interviewing Jonny and Joelle from Daisy the Bus. Daisy the Bus is one of my favourite family travel blogs not only because they have some amazing adventures internationally but I am also learning lots about life in Luxembourg from them! It is also really great to hear a dad’s perspective on family travel. So without further ado here is our Fearless Family Travel Interview with Daisy the Bus! Continue reading Fearless Family Travel Interview – Daisy The Bus
I love a walking tour but when travelling for business it’s hard to know when you will have the time which is why the free walking tour in Melbourne was so appealing. No need to book just turn up at either 10:30 or 2:30 daily by the Redmond Barry statue outside of the State library of Victoria.
This week I have had my first business trip post parenthood. I’ll admit that it’s a good job that this isn’t a pen and paper post as if it was it might be illegibly stained with tears. It’s true I have never been particularly good at solo travel. I like experiencing things with my loved ones and just having someone to chat to. It’s just the way I am. One of the worst travel experiences I’ve ever had was a ten day business trip to Washington DC over Columbus day weekend on my own. I ended up jumping on a plane to Chicago for one night to see friends just to counter the loneliness. Therefore it came as no surprise that I was dreading this trip. Not only was I travelling alone but I was also leaving behind my ten month old baby for the first time. Not something I relished and I’ll admit there was a love actually scene in the departures area as I said goodbye! As I was sat at the airport waiting to depart I was overcome with the Mummy Guilt and would have done anything I could have to avoid going.
Now as I hit post, I can say that I have been happily reunited with baby and hubby and the good news is I survived! my first solo trip post parenthood! It was never going to be the best trip but my survival strategy definitely worked so if you are a parent having to take a trip or business trip away from your baby these are my tips for how to survive! Continue reading Business Trip or Mummy’s Guilt Trip? How I survived my first post-parenthood business trip
Hello and welcome to the second ever Fearless Family Travel linky! It has been a busy month in the Wandermust Family household. I’ve had my first post parenthood business trip to Australia, so lots of posts on Melbourne about the terrible mummy guilt I felt about leaving Baby E. Speaking of Baby E she has literally just taken her first steps so today marks our first travel with a walking little human! We’ll keep you updated on how that goes. But on top of that I had to comment on a whopping twenty five posts that were linked up on the first ever Fearless Family Travel! I was so chuffed with all the posts added from reasons why families travel, top tips on airline bassinets, caravaning expenses and picking family friendly accomodation to some great reviews! I loved the diversity of the posts last month and can’t wait to read what you have in store for us this month!
It was so difficulty picking my favourite posts from last month as they were all ace but pick I must!
I LOVED the usefulness of Our Globetrotters ultimate roundup of airline bassinets and the honesty of Digital Nomads with Kids expense report on caravaning around Europe. And finally I loved Nell’s, from Pigeon Pair and Me, post on planning travel like a pro.
Please also check out the latest in our #fearlessfamtrav interview series. This month with The Adventures of Daisy the Bus. If you would like to be involved in this series please drop me an email or leave a comment on this page!
But without further ado here’s the second installMentnof he fearless family travel linky
So what is The Fearless Family Travel linky?
#fearlessfamtrav is the place to come and link up all your favourite family travel posts. From days out and holidays, city trips to beach breaks, top tips, accommodation and product reviews. If it’s about family travel then we want to hear about it!
So how can you join
– Link up one post a month– old or new
– Please link back to this page with the #fearlessfamtrav hashtag
– Posts must be about family travel but can be about anything from holidays – beach breaks to city breaks to days trips in your local area, reviews of accommodation or products related to family travel. Basically if there is a family travel connection then this is the place to link it up!
– Please share the linky love and comment on the host post and at least two others! Please add the #fearlessfamtrav hashtag to all comments!
– Tweet me your links @wandermustfam along with the #fearlessfamtrav hashtag and I will retweet to all our followers.
– Please follow me on all my social media channels as I’ll be sharing the posts on there too! I also have a #fearlessfamtrav Pinterest page so message me to be invited!
– The Fearless Family Travel will go live on the 1st of every month and stay live for the whole week ending on 7th.
When choosing a hotel for business rather than pleasure it is all about location, location, location! Which is why when travelling to Melbourne I chose the Grand Hyatt because of its proximity to my conference venue. On top of this however, the Grand Hyatt is also perfectly located for sightseeing being on Collins Street. Collins Street is one of the main streets in Melbourne and being located there meant you had easy access to Melbourne’s awesome museums, theatres, restaurants and coffee and street art laneways. What more could you want!
When we were just a Wandermust Couple, Wandermust Daddy and I loved a city break. I’ve lost count on how many we went on so we were determine to continue when we had children but is it possible to still enjoy a city break with babies?
From our own experience we have found the answer to be undoubtedly yes and as we have looked into it more we have discovered that there are loads of young families out there to inspire you with tales from cities. This round-up features contributes from some of my favourite family travel bloggers telling you about their favourite city breaks they’ve done in Europe with a baby with top tips and advice so you can go to!
PALMA, SPAIN, BY WANDERMUST FAMILY
Here’s what Wandermust Mummy has to say about visiting Palma with a six month old: