Travelling With a Baby Version 2.0

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Late last year I did a post on my tips for travelling with a baby (read about it here) after we had a pretty successful trip up to Port Douglas with our 7 month old son. With that experience under our belts we decided for Easter to take a chance and travel overseas with the little guy, but don’t get too excited, we didn’t cross the globe (I’m not ready to endure a long haul flight with a baby, but hats off to anyone who is) instead we opted for the relatively short five hour flight over to Fiji. For the most part, we had a great trip, but there were a few things that I’d definitely do differently next time, so here is version 2.0 of travelling with a baby. Continue reading

Travelling with a baby

IMG_0068When my husband first floated the idea of taking a trip interstate, I have to admit, I thought he was joking around. I mean really, taking a 7 month old child on a plane and staying away from home for two weeks? Who would do that! Think of all the things we needed to take and what if he had a melt down on the plane? This is supposed to be a holiday, not a nightmare. NO THANKS!

It took a bit of persuasion, but in the end I came around. I was still a bit apprehensive when we booked our flights and accommodation, but I guess you don’t know if you don’t give it a try (said the woman that regreted it the second I pressed ok on the credit card transaction). Continue reading