Posts Tagged Journeys

It’s true, family travel can be stressful. Form the ‘are we there yet’, to having eyes in the back of your head at busy airports, to driving in a foreign country (whilst the usually mayhem happens in the back of the car).

Here’s some posts to help with the journeys.


Are we there yet? Another trick for those long car journeys

Keeping kids entertained on long car journeys can be difficult. There are lots of things that you can do, but this is one of the easiest.

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BubbleBum – The child’s car booster seat when travelling

Planning on hiring a car abroad with small kids? The BubbleBum is the perfect solution to avoid having to carry around child boaster seats.

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A great travel gadget: HMDX Jam Wireless Speaker

We found the HMDX Jam a surprisingly good gadget for family travels. Great for the garden, the pool, the beach, the campsite, or even long car journeys

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Extra Peace of Mind: Well Designed Travel ID’s for Kids

Every parent’s nightmare is losing or getting separated from your child when on a day out or travelling. Luckily, it is something we have never experienced, but it’s never far from the back of our minds. Here’s a simple but effective solution for a bit of reassurance from iDME.

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Driving on French Autoroutes

Here’s some useful information about driving on French Autoroutes, including route planning and calculating the autoroute tolls.

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Things to remember when driving in Europe

Here’s a guide to driving in Europe: what you need to get, what you need to take, speed limits, and finding fuel.

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Ferries to France

Sea France ferry on route to Calais in France - Photo by David Merrett

Here’s a list of where to catch ferries to France, the operators, approximate crossing times, and the operators. There’s a lot more than just Dover to Calais, with much of the north coast of France accessible.

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Games to occupy your kids on car journeys

Car games for kids

Have you got a long car journey with kids? Tired of the “Are we there yet?” Try these car games for kids. There are some really good ideas.

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