Your Travel Blog

Latest Posts

WHEN ON ‘GO’ WITH A BABY

daniel-on-merry-go-round Travelling can come with its own challenges and one of the major challenges of going on a journey is along with a small kid or a baby. Where we adults sometime get impatient with some of the discomforts faced during journeys or trips, handling kids and babies in such situation can be hard.

But as they say that prevention is better than the cure, such situations are better prevented than resolved during the trip. To prevent chaos during the trip following preparation and checks should be performed while travelling with small kids or babies.

Weather travelling in bus train or plane and ne should be clear about the tickets and should not Assume it to be no charges or deducted charges.in addition to that if that if upu are traveling overseas you need to have a valid passport and visa for a child as little as 1 day. However it is recommended that the baby should be at least two days old.

The baby/ toddlers traveler checklist includes nappies,wipes, dummies, baby food, formula in case the baby is not breast feed, sterilized bottles, portable bottle warmer sterilizer, spare outfits, favorite toys or rattles etc. A regular kids medicine should be kept handy.

Now if you travelling by plane or train enquire about the availability of kids bassinet or cot. As without these baby seats it will be unsafe for the baby and harder to manage the travel. However if you are travelling by car it’s essential to get the car restraint fitted that follows all safety procedures.

During travel in plane and train it’s wiser to give your baby a move  whenever you can this keep them diverted and happy. Giving cuddles to your baby or kids during the travel assure them that everything is fine and they don’t get paranoid of the journey which is a big change for them.

The next preparation that can be done in this regard is ensuring an availability if vot in your hotel room. You won’t like to take the risk of a tired baby reaching hotel with no bed. On the other hand the travel cot or can work as saviours that can solve this problem. These are readily available in the market and are easily convertible and packed in a small bag.

Its is a must to take the baby pram or push pram along with you as you cannot carry the everywhere. Baby comforter or baby favourite toys are also saviours in the scenario where nothing can calm a baby.

It’s fun to travel with your family and is exciting when it is a first trip with your bundle of joy!

A little hard work and preparation can make your journey memories the sweetest ones!

FAMILY BEACH TRIPS

201307-w-best-all-inclusive-family-resorts-coconut-bayOahu blends cosmopolitan luxury and breathtaking scenery more than any other Hawaiian island. The state’s capital city, Honolulu, showcases the island’s urban appeal. Nearby you’ll find a host of cultural and historical sites, from the austere USS Arizona Memorial to ornate ‘Iolani Palace. In the nearby Waikiki neighborhood, a skyline of high-rises and resort hotels contrasts with sprawling white-sand beaches. For a taste of rural Hawaii, visit the North Shore. Here, you’ll find the most brilliant blue waters and meandering hikes. But those three spots aren’t all Oahu offers. Its high-class restaurants, vibrant cultural events, and wild nightlife further showcase this island as a “Gathering Place” of Hawaiian culture.

Oahu is one of the centers of Hawaii’s arts and culture scene. The island has a large number of music and dance festivals, including the Annual Ukulele Festival. You can also find many expressions of Polynesian and indigenous Hawaiian culture throughout the island. Be sure to check out the Polynesian Cultural Center on the island’s north shore for a deeper look into the island’s native heritage. It’s also important to regard Hawaiians as American citizens instead of “Hawaiians” or “Native Islanders.” While citizens of Oahu cherish their indigenous ancestry, they also take pride in their American heritage. You can also enjoy Chicken Fried Steak Restaurant in there.

Residents of the Hawaiian islands generally have a laid-back attitude. Life is slower there than most U.S. cities, and customer service can be inefficient. It’s easy to lose patience while visiting.

Although you’ll find many familiar American chains in Honolulu and Waikiki, you should try Hawaiian favorites like shave ice with red bean paste or Filipino pork adobo. The island is also home to famed chefs Alan Wong and Roy Yamaguchi, who put Hawaiian cuisine on the American regional food map. Recent visitors recommend trying the Hawaiian fusion cuisine at Roy’s Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Yamaguchi’s chain restaurant that serves up classic European and Asian dishes with a Hawaiian twist.

San Diego, California

sandiegoskyline_gde

San Diego is a vacationer’s paradise, with year-round temperatures in the seventies and near-constant sunshine. One of America’s most family-friendly cities, San Diego is home to LEGOLAND, the New Children’s Museum, and the famous San Diego Zoo. Sunbathers and surfers are guaranteed to find their perfect beach, and foodies find delights in artisanal breweries, local bistros, and gourmet restaurants. From the Broadway excitement of La Jolla Playhouse to the European feel of Little Italy to the nouveau-chic of the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego has something for everyone.

Perfection. That single word describes the weather in San Diego and is a primary reason this city draws millions of visitors each year. Of course, having the stunning beaches of the Pacific Ocean doesn’t hurt, either! You can fly into San Diego International Airport (SAN) and stay at one of its nearby San Diego, CA hotels, drive your own car or ride an Amtrak train or Greyhound bus to San Diego – you will certainly not lack for things to do once you get there.

Driving between your hotel and various areas of the city is not difficult – just remember the ocean is always to the west! Speaking of the ocean, visitors love walking, skating and biking over 70 miles of beautiful beaches. Balboa Park in San Diego California USA The water can be chilly, but spending a day at a San Diego beach can hardly be surpassed.

Need a break from all the major activity? Try Old Town for really authentic Mexican food, great margaritas, and historic buildings. Visit Seaport Village for great shopping and dining, right next to the water. It’s a really beautiful setting. You really should cross the Bay Bridge and visit Coronado Island to see the historic Hotel Del Coronado. The beaches here are outstanding. The Gaslamp Quarter has many fine dining establishments and nightclubs from which to choose. This area also features numerous accommodations from which to choose as it is convenient for business and leisure travellers alike!