Writers: Fiona Rouse

Fiona Rouse

Fiona Rouse has visited more than 30 countries with her family, including a trip to Samoa when her newborn was jut 5 months old. She's now Director of Adventure Together, a self-guided tour booking service for families who want to travel a little further off the beaten track.

Travelling with Grandparents

Travelling with Grandparents - Zambia

When I was a child my parents instilled a love of exploring the world. I never dreamed one day my children would be travelling with their grandparents and experiencing the same love of exploration. Continue reading »

Tora Coastal Walk – a great adventure for the whole family.

Tora Coastal Walkway Wairarapa

With longer days, warmer weather and the school holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to stop hibernating with your family and start enjoying the wonders of the outdoors. What better way than to head away for a few days walking on the Tora Coastal Walk in the Wairarapa. Continue reading »

The Pursuit of Family Holiday Happiness

The Pursuit of Family Holiday Happiness

It’s about this time of year many of us start planning a break away to sunnier shores. With those thoughts come the questions surrounding where to go, what to see, and how to travel with young ones. Continue reading »

6 Classic Kiwi Roadtrip Ideas with Kids

Hobbiton Movie Set at Dusk

As the days get shorter, I begin to wonder how much longer we can sit out on our deck enjoying the sunshine. There’s so much of New Zealand to enjoy before we head into winter. Here’s 6 classic kiwi roadtrip ideas with kids to get you thinking about it too. Continue reading »

The gift of travel this Christmas

Sri Lanka

Christmas is fast approaching, and with it, the stress of coming up with a great, original idea of what to give your offspring for their Christmas present is rising. Have you thought about the gift of travel for Christmas? Continue reading »

Want your kids to learn? Travel with them!

Want-your-kids-to-learn-Travel-with-them-Myanmar

Call us selfish, but my husband and I weren’t ready to stop travelling just because we had started a family. What we’ve discovered along the way is that travelling is a fantastic learning experience. Want your kids to learn? Travel with them! Continue reading »

From Diapers to Devices – What you really need when travelling with toddlers these school holidays

What do you really need when travelling with toddlers

With one hand holding your toddler and the other clutching the map, how many bags do you really want to be lugging around with you as you explore the world? The answer is, as few as possible! Continue reading »

A travel advisor’s 9 top tips to maintain sanity while travelling

travel advisors 9 top tips

Are you planning on travelling overseas with a young family this year? If so, then you want to arm yourself with as much advice as possible before you go. And where better to get that advice than from a travel advisor! Our resident travel advice expert Fiona Rouse has 9 top tips to maintain sanity while travelling. Continue reading »

11 top tips for traveling with a baby – from an intrepid Mum

11 top tips for traveling with a baby

Traveling with the family shouldn’t be a scary or stressful endeavour. And traveling with an infant shouldn’t be any different. Read on for some great tips and destination ideas for traveling with a baby… from a very intrepid Mum. Continue reading »

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