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Tin Box Traveller travel dairies January 2019

I’ve done my usual trick of skipping my regular monthly round up in December while Christmas madness took over. Sorry! But I did have the extra excuse of Mr Tin Box being away over the whole festive period. Blogging took a back seat while the girls and I focussed on having as much fun as …

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Tin Box Traveller family travel diaries: November 2018

November was a bit of a funny month. Navy life properly kicked in, gobbling up Mr Tin Box for weeks and then spitting him back out for our benefit. A part from that welcome interlude we’ve been hunkering down and getting on with things knowing that the business of Christmas is just around the corner. …

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11 ways to explain the value of things to your kid (travel edition)

Traveling with your young family can be an incredible experience. However, it can also be draining and intimidating. If you have young children, then you’ll be familiar with the constant echoes of ‘are we there yet?’. So, why do we even bother taking our children on trips? Well, it’s an essential part of their growth …

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Staycation ideas: hot destinations for your UK summer holiday

Where are you holidaying this year? Chances are it’s in the UK. Travel trends are showing that us Brits and moving away from foreign summer jaunts with more of us favouring visits to UK destinations. Staying at home is the new alternative to chasing the sun. I for one am looking forward to a UK …

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5 amazing experiences in Sri Lanka with kids

*Collaborative post* If you’re planning to visit Sri Lanka with kids or want to ensure you’ve lined up the best activities during your stay, then we’ve got some Sri Lanka travel inspiration for you. Here are five amazing experiences you must fit into your Sri Lanka family holiday: Things to do and places to visit …

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Tin Box Traveller family travel diaries: February 2018

For much of February it felt like Spring was on its way with plenty of blue sky intervals and days growing noticeably longer. Then the ‘Beast from the East’ arrived and peppered the UK with snow. Here in the South West we got off pretty lightly but the icy wind was cutting. I’m over Winter …

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Tin Box Traveller family travel diaries: January 2018

Happy 2018 travel fans and welcome back to my monthly round-up. With the new year I thought I’d introduce a slightly different format to spice things up. Each month this year I’m going to be sharing a list of things. They may be family travel experiences we’ve loved, highlights from the past few weeks, holidays we’ve …

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