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3 tips for enjoying long haul flights with children

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July 5, 2019

Everyone gets a bit terrified when planning a long journey with children. The benefit of a car journey is that you can stop every now and then to get some fresh air and a little personal space. Travelling by aeroplane, however, is a different matter entirely. 

We’ve all seen it…

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How to plan for a gap year trip

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June 27, 2019

Your once little ones have now reached the terrifying age of 18 and are officially no longer children. Suddenly the doors of life burst open and things that were once illegal are now part of their everyday lives; being able to vote, get married, apply for a mortgage, get…

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5 Travel Essentials for a Sunshine Holiday

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June 21, 2019

You have booked a sunshine holiday and now the planning us begun, but what essentials do you need to take with you.

If you are travelling by plane, beware of weight restrictions on your suitcase and whilst it is tempting to take a different outfit and shoes for every day…

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What to do if someone dies on holiday

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May 1, 2019

It doesn’t bear thinking about really, you have booked and planned your holiday and are enjoying the fruits of all your hard work, but what happens if your travelling partner dies when you are away on holiday?

If you are overseas with the person when they die, the best advice…

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Climbing Mount Snowdon with Kids

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April 17, 2019

Back in September last year I wrote my 50 places to visit before I hit the big 5-0, with number 4 on the list being climbing Mount Snowdon, which stands at 1,085 m (3,560 ft), making it the highest mountain in Wales, and the highest point in the British…

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How to Travel with Kids

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October 25, 2018

Taking a family vacation is a great way to bond with your children, help them discover new cultures, and create beautiful memories together. Those memories shouldn’t have to include cranky, sleep-deprived kids on the verge of a full-blown temper tantrum in a foreign country, though.
Follow these tips on traveling…

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Sri Lanka – the perfect destination for a family holiday

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September 10, 2018

One of my earliest travel memories was visiting Sri Lanka as a child.
I am not sure exactly how old I was, but I remember the locals used to love patting me on the head, possibly because of my long blonde hair.
I also remember hairy taxi rides, staying in a…

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Top tips for staying safe on your beach holiday

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July 6, 2018

When you’re looking forward to soaking up the sun’s rays and swimming in the sea on your summer holiday, injuries and accidents are often the furthest things from your thoughts. However, it is worth bearing in mind that many British holidaymakers are injured at the beach every year.
The sea,…

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How to travel with confidence

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March 26, 2018

Whenever I book holidays for my family, I like to be prepared and plan ahead much as I can. Because we travel with kids, I am always keen to make sure our trips are budget-friendly and hassle-free.
Here, I share with you some of the best tips I have learned…

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Which location is top of your destination list if you won the lottery?

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January 20, 2018

Winning big on the lottery is probably something everyone dreams about at some point in their lives.
Like many people we dream about buying a bigger house, getting a new car and taking the kids on a really big adventure.
But what would that adventure involve?
Travelling is a real passion of…

KARA GUPPY
Bournemouth

Are we nearly there yet? is a new online blog run by me, Kara Guppy, and is named as such thanks to my daughter Eliza who always asks that very question when we are less than 5 minutes up the road heading off on our adventures. You may know me from my other family blog chelseamamma.co.uk