Bali volcano: What you need to know

Last week, the Indonesian authorities announced the highest possible alert warning for a volcano. But what does this mean for the tens of thousands of travellers planning to visit the island? What about those people that are already here? Find out all you need to know about a potential eruption here.

Tips for packing: 7 ways to lighten the load when packing for kids and babies

Packing – the word that strikes fear into the heart of even the most intrepid travelling parents. Me? I love it. Why does it even matter? Simple. Less stuff equals less to worry about. It means that I can spend more time with my kids and less time unpacking at each new destination and packing up when we leave. That’s why I’ve pulled together a list of 7 simple things that you can do to help take the pain out of packing, by ensuring you only take what you really need and no more.