Wisdom Archive

Enrich Your Travel… With Reading

Reading up on a place’s history, culture, economy etc is a fun part of preparing to visit a new destination, for me at least. I like to skim through a few wikipedia pages, maybe pick up a ye olde dead-tree guide book, and generally familiarise myself with how a place fits into the world.

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Having A Baby, Australia Versus The World

I, Tanya, wrote this post long ago, back in the days before we were joined by our wonderful daughter, Zoe. Now that we have been through the cycle of pregnancy, birth and have a toddler running around it is about time we published this. First, let’s get one thing straight. I am not pregnant,

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What To Pack? Cheap Ultralight Gear For Everyone

Going on a trip and wondering what to pack? This is not a full travel packing list but here are four ultralight backpacking essentials that should be in everyone’s bag. A Child Sized Headlamp Buy a headlamp meant for children to use as emergency lighting. They are smaller, lighter and cheaper than an adult

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Flying With A Baby

My wife and I travel full-time with our daughter Zoe who is currently just short of a year old. We were traveling full-time pre-baby, paused to actually have our child and got back on the road when she was 5 months old. Since then we have been rapidly gaining experience flying with a young

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Our Barcelona Area Guide

Sadly, we are almost at the end of our three months in Barcelona, Spain. We have thoroughly enjoyed our time by the Mediterranean. During our time here we have stayed in three apartments, each for a month and each in a different area of the city. Moving every month combined with the usual going

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One Pan Wonder Recipe – Creamy Rice Pudding

One Pan Wonder Recipe – Creamy Rice Pudding Sometimes, when you travel, all you want is something sweet, creamy, and a little unhealthy. Creamy Rice Pudding is just what you need on those days and nights! Our recipe for Creamy Rice Pudding can be made as healthy or as unhealthy as you like. For

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Travel Has Certainly Changed With A Baby

I am not going to lie, I stupidly thought that our travelling style wasn’t going to change all that much once we had a baby. Naive I know. I honestly thought that we would still be able live in studio sized rooms that only had a microwave and kettle for a kitchen. I thought

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