I’m Tina Louise, creator of Single Mum Travels, a solo parent travel blog

I’m a British traveller with 20 countries explored so far, a proud mother of two children, Joshua 10 and Rosa 1. I enjoy leaving my base in London to pursue our passion of travelling the world. I set up the travel blog to give others an insight of how I travel the world.

We’ve spent the past 4 months traveling around Southeast Asia from temples in Chiang Mai to stunning beaches in the Gili islands, Indonesia, to world UNESCO sites like Halong Bay in Vietnam. Our latest trip was to Cape Verde in Africa where we got to experience swimming with sharks and seeing a real desert mirage on the island of Sal.

Here at Single Mum Travels we love celebrating what it truly is to be a globetrotting parent with kids in tow. I know it’s not easy to get started on your first trip abroad, I like to share my tips and advice with you on how I made it possible to travel with kids even though I held fears of safety and sanity. So far we’ve enjoyed every country and every life changing experience that’s come with it.

Here you’ll get to discover our authentic photographs and experiences of our travels to wonderful and educating locations around the world. Let the adventures unfold into stories, tips and advice, we share our experiences with you because if we can travel, so can you!

Tina, Josh, Rosa Single Mum Travels
Tiger Cave Temple in Krabi, Thailand


Oman has stunning beaches, golden sand, clear waters, hot weather and sunshine all year round. The beaches of Oman make the perfect holiday for beach lovers and sun seekers. Here are the top 5 beaches in Oman you have to visit.   1) Ras al Hadd - also known as Turtle Beach. Ras Al Hadd beach is located on the eastern tip of Oman, below Muscat and nearby the port town of Sur lays. The beach is home to Ras Al Jinz Turtle Reserve which covers 120 sq km, it is estimated that the protected area hosts 6,000 to 13,000 green turtles annually....

What is a bucket list?

Everyone has heard the term Bucket List, but what is it and how do you create one and check off your bucket list? Here I tell you how to make a bucket list and live it.
See Tips For Planning Worst Case Scenarios When Travelling

See Tips For Planning Worst Case Scenarios When Travelling

See these top tips for planning worst case scenarios when travelling abroad. For solo travellers and single parents looking for the best tips on planning worst case scenarios when travelling. When travelling solo or with kids it's good practice to have a contingency plan just incase things don't go the way they should. Whether in your own country or abroad where you may not speak the local language or know your way around. It's practical to be prepared. It may not be as exciting as the best beaches to visit in Thailand but it is useful as travellers we live in...
Tips to help children deal with the holiday heat

How to Help Kids Deal with 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.
Me at the Mortuary temple of Hatshepsut Luxor Egypt

Single Mum Travels Egypt – 5 Reasons Not to Visit Luxor

Luxor in Egypt, situated on the River Nile is a place you wouldn't want to ever visit, I share my 5 reasons not to visit Luxor in Egypt.. 1. Luxor isn't safe..

How to Pack for Pregnant Travel: 5 Suggestions

There’s no doubt you deserve a well-earned break before your little one arrives. Here are 5 tips for packing while pregnant. There are plenty of extra things to consider, pregnancy has the potential to turn packing into a minefield. Take the stress out of it with our suggestions and you’ll be able to enjoy a relaxing trip. (Remember: Travel is normally prohibited after 36 weeks, sooner if there have been any complications or if you’re expecting more than one baby.)   (Photo by Rui Silvestreon Unsplash)   Prepare your travel documents Pregnancy means you’ll need extra documents as well as your passport and...
Gili Trawangan Indonesia

Gili Trawangan with kids

I took my kids to Gili Trawangan and loved it so much, the beaches were simply pristine, the reef and fish were amazing, not to forget seeing Mount Agung Volcano in Bali from the beach!!!
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