Top Gift Guide: 15 Train Gifts for your children

Does your child love trains? Are you surrounded by the world of Thomas and friends? Or are you a train lover who wants to share this interest with your kids? As a mother and a teacher (of 25 years) I know just how important trains can be to children. Encouraging imaginative play and an early […]

Things to do in Cape Town South Africa – an insider guide

View of Cape Town and Table Mountain in South Africa

This post was updated in December 2018   I think Cape Town is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and it is somewhere I always visit when I travel to South Africa.  One of South Africa’s 3 capital cities, Cape Town is overlooked by Table Mountain and sits close to the southwestern […]

My top 10 best atlas books (and the most unusual)

best atlas books

Do you love atlases and maps? I adore looking through maps and at atlases – the more unusual the better! Not only is it a fantastic way to learn about our world but they are great to share with children to teach them about other people and places. I have included books for both adults […]

10 advantages of train travel around the world

I love train travel and would happily always go on holiday via train. As someone who doesn’t enjoy flying If I can get to a destination via train I will! Whilst road tripping can be fun my first choice would always be to travel by train. Over the years we have travelled extensively through Europe […]

Top 15 Children’s Travel Books

Top 15 Children's Travel Books featured by top international travel blogger, Tracy's Travels in Time

As a teacher I am always on the look out for great children’s travel books. As someone who was inspired to travel as a child I believe that the more we read to children about other people and places the higher chance we have of producing well rounded adults who respect the planet and all […]