Tips to help children deal with the holiday heat
Any parent will know that children and hot, sunny weather aren’t always as good a match as we’d like them to be. Dreams of long happy days playing at the beach can quickly give way to tantrums and demands to go inside, and that’s before you’ve dealt with the warmth at bedtime. To help make your holiday as stress-free as it should be for you and your little ones, the travel experts at Thomas Cook got in touch with Single Mum Travels. Here, they give us their top tips for helping your children deal with the holiday heat.
Being a solo women traveller and a single mother adventurer taking a trip of a lifetime in the Northern Jungles of Peru. I've written about our time at Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and Cusco, now I want to delve into more details about our time in Iquitos, northern Peru. On the way to Iquitos our plane broke down pretty much in the air so we had to take a layover in Pucallpa for 24 hours which was totally fine, we had fun and got to see another part of Peru. When we finally made it to Iquitos where the owner of...
The Amazon at sunset Pacaya
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