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5 Things to do With Kids in Tokyo

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December 4, 2019

Japan is fantastic place to visit with kids as is safe, clean and packed full of all the mod cons.

Its capital, Tokyo, is a fantastic city to explore with the kids as it has a brilliant pop culture and plenty of things to occupy even the fussiest of small…


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The Ultimate Travel Gear When Travelling With Kids

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November 8, 2019

With all the pressure that comes with traveling, it has never been a walk in the park. The situation can even get complicated when kids are involved. The choice of travel gear for your children will determine whether the trip will be fun or not. However, do not let…

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5 Unusual Cruise Destinations to add to your Bucket List

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September 14, 2019

We fell in love with cruising back in 2016 when we did a Mediterranean Cruise with Carnival Cruise Line.

It has left us wanting to do another cruise, sooner rather than later, and whilst doing our research I have found that there are some really unusual cruise destinations now on…

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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.
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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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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