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    The 5 Vaccinations Needed For a Safe and Healthy Trip with Kids (and other health advice)

    If there is ONE thing we recommend ALL Australian families do before heading over for ANY overseas trip with little ones, it is to see the Travel Doctor – TMCV before you leave. You can book appointments over the phone, or on the website.  The other recommendation is to book in early! Some of the vaccinations require courses over 1-6 months, so future planning is crucial. There are three take homes from any visit – described with more deets below: Being given the Little Book of Gold (aka the International Health Guide for Travellers) Assessing the health risks of travelling The vaccination requirements On Thursday, Issy (4), Etta (2) and I…

  • Logistics,  Travel

    Debunking Family Travel Myth #134: Only Rich Families Travel

    I heard the other day a comment from a friend that they “don’t have the resources or money to travel”. I call B.S.  I don’t believe it. “So let’s call it as it is, travel, like any other interest, is a choice.” Only rich families travel.  Oh hang on, you ARE rich.  Most likely, reading this now, your family are probably in the top 1% of all income earners (if you live and work in Australia or other Westernised country).  Did you know that if you earn over $42,000 AUD you are in the top 1% income earners in the world; and in the top %0.19 if you took home…