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My Travelling Circus (yes, the British spelling!) Family Travel Blog

6 Ways to Create Global Children

For better or worse (especially in this political climate) the citizens of the world have formed opinions on US citizens.  Our message to our children is simple. They are ambassadors for the United States. They must behave in a way that makes your country proud…

Should You Buy Travel Insurance for Family Trips?

When should you purchase travel insurance and when do you not really need it…

Visit Machu Picchu: It will change your life

It was finally the day we were going to visit Machu Picchu! We woke at 5.30am, caught the train and rode the 4hr journey to Aguas Caliente. The boys were crabby and not super excited to be woken early, but the sun and excitement soon began to kick in – we were traveling to legendary Machu Picchu with our kids! We boarded the &hellip…

Visit Nepal with Kids: 3 Great Places to See

Discover the wonders of Nepal with kids. From the stunning Himalayan views to the warm Nepalese hospitality, this family-friendly adventure will create memories to last a lifetime…

5 Reasons to Travel to Developing Countries with Kids

Our traveling circus is hitting the road again, and this time we’re headed to Nepal, Bhutan and India. I’m often asked why we travel to developing countries with kids, and I always think that’s an interesting question. I mean doesn’t everyone want to visit everywhere in the world in no particular order?!? Turns out that no they don’t…

Paris with Kids – Mom, what does Champagne taste like?

So my kids wanted to go to Paris. Not to sound spoiled, but I’ve been there many times (being a Brit), and didn’t feel the need to visit. Non-the-less, we decided visit Paris with kids during our annual trip to the UK.  After settling into our hotel a couple of blocks from the Arc du Triomphe, we were ready to…

There’s More to the UK than London!

Our plan was to visit the UK to spend time with family, then head to Jordan. Petra has been on our bucket list for a while, and after much research, we were ready to visit. Alas, it wasn’t meant to be. A terrorist attack prompted the US Embassy to warn US citizens against traveling to Jordan, and reluctantly we postponed the trip.
We were…