Love at first sight: Cambodia
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Travel has been my passion for nearly twenty-five years. There have been one or two places I’ve been to that I struggled with (India, I’m talking about you), but I’ve enjoyed most places I’ve been. There is always something to … Read More

Budget Singapore to Melaka bus, via Johor Bahru
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Getting from Singapore to Melaka in Malaysia is surprisingly simple. You can catch a bus from Singapore directly there, or for a third of the price you can cross the border yourself to Larkin Sentral in Johor Bahru, and pay … Read More

The scoop on Scoot
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If you’ve followed our Itchee Feet travel challenge plans, you’ll know we scored a great deal for the six of us flying from Sydney to Singapore on Scoot. So how was it? Better than expected in every way. The plane … Read More

Budget Family holidays… how cheap can you go?
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I can’t wait to take the kids to KL Six people, five grand, four countries… one amazing adventure. Two wines too many and I got us into this mess. I agreed to a challenge, to take my family of six … Read More

Cheap flights from Sydney to Siem Reap for $1333… FOR 6 PEOPLE!
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The Challenge: 6 people, 5 grand and 4 countries. But can we bring this holiday in under $5000? Is that possible for a family of six? We believe so. But it does take some work. Starting with a cheap airfare. I spent … Read More

Itchee Feet & Virgin Australia in-flight
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This is exciting! Itchee Feet is in the VIRGIN AUSTRALIA in-flight lineup and magazine. That’s right, we’re entertaining little travellers on Virgin flights. I’m flying Virgin this weekend, so can’t wait to see our fabulous FEET FAMILY onboard. Anyone else … Read More

Singapore’s Changi Airport: in transit with kids
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In life there is real time, and then there is transit time… those hours you spend in an airport trying to entertain your kids between flights. I was once (actually it’s happened twice) stuck in hell… I mean Frankfurt airport … Read More

Flying with a toddler: Australia to New Zealand
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By Olivia Pigeot Travelling with my toddler usually makes me a little nervous. He has just started walking so it’s not so easy to make him sit still & he’s into absolutely everything! I took Jane’s advice & dosed him … Read More

Flying with kids? Reduce “in plane ear pain”
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Talk to parents about flying with kids and the primary concern is usually whether their child will be affected by the changes in air pressure. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find that while they obviously don’t want their child … Read More

Travel with kids tip of the day–Patience bag!
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Travelling with kids? Sick of hearing “Are we there yet?” Carry a brown paper bag filled with patience. (Yes, okay, it’s empty but the kids don’t know that!) At the start of a trip take some patience out. Patience can be … Read More

Luggage lockers at Shanghai Pudong International Airport
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Travel light during your Shanghai stopovers and use the luggage lockers. Ask for directions to the locker at the info desk. We used the locker in terminal 2, just near the exit to the bus station. Cheap, safe, and the … Read More

Shanghai Pudong Airport for kids
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I love it when I’m travelling and discover a new child-friendly airport. Shanghai Pudong International Airport is incredibly family friendly. If you have small children you can bypass the long queues at immigration and line up at the much shorter, … Read More

Unaccompanied minors
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I’ll be honest, I’m never completely comfortable with the idea of my children flying alone. I’m always pleased to receive that call from them once they’ve landed. But nowadays, with families scattered all over the place, it’s extremely common for … Read More

Keep a surprise for on the plane
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Add a couple of emergency surprises into your own bag. Keep them small, light and imaginative. Try… – A couple of magic tricks. – The Kinder Surprise eggs are great. Not too much junk, but still a treat. – A … Read More