Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Tot tips: Driving from Sydney to Brisbane with little kids

As travellers, we believe that you can continue to explore the world as you did before you welcomed a baby. We do choose to adapt our methods to make this happen though. Not just for the needs of our tiny traveller, but also for the peace and sanity of ourselves. 

Car travel is up there as one of our biggest challenges. From a tiny newborn, to a curious baby and an active toddler – our Miss Two has encouraged us to be creative with our trip planning when travelling by car.  Read More »

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Dirt road, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia

Road tripping with a baby

Planes. Trains. Automobiles? Of all the modes of transports we’ve embarked upon with (Now) Miss One, car transport has been – scout’s honour – the most challenging. Our shortest car journey is to the supermarket (yes, when she was a newborn, we’d avoid the one set of red lights on the 2 minute journey) and our longest is four hours (it took 6.5!) to visit Mr Travel Tales’ parents.

Yes, some babies take to travelling in vehicles like new parents take to strong coffee; but in my experience, you just never know what kinda baby you’re going to meet (even if you’ve carried him/her for nine months!). Car travel certainly falls into the challenge category for us. Here is what we’ve learnt. Read More »