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Unicorns Everywhere

Unicorns Everywhere

Whilst we were in Bangkok we paid a visit to The Unicorn Cafe - obviously this was all for Daddy Bee, however, the girls also enjoyed it and have written their own accounts of the whole experience... Hi, it's Molly Bee and Sophie Bee here, when we were in Bangkok we...

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Sweet Dreams On The Rails To Chiang Mai

Sweet Dreams On The Rails To Chiang Mai

As we checkout of our hotel in Bangkok, we are all excited to be heading north to the jungle oasis of Chiang Mai. To add to the varied transport we will be taking on this trip, we have booked the sleeper train. In order to maximise our comfort and the chance to...

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1 night in Bangkok (well 3 actually!)

1 night in Bangkok (well 3 actually!)

Sensory overload. Wow - so many things hitting you at the same time, from every direction. The smells from the spicy street food - wasn't brave enough to try something that had been cooked in the gutter and left in the sun all day - the sweet flowers and the pong from...

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Our first family flight

Our first family flight

In true Banks style, rather than taking our children on a short haul flight, we went big and put them on an 11.5 hour flight through the night to get to our first destination Bangkok. It wasn't plain sailing as little Sophie Bee was diagnosed with tonsilitis the day...

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How do you pack for 3 months away?

How do you pack for 3 months away?

Packing, this has to be one of the most challenging parts of preparing for trip. We've had the whole backpack vs suitcase debate, argued about how many toys the girls need and tried to figure out the liquid requirements for flying (believe me this should be simple but...

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New Zealand Reloaded

New Zealand Reloaded

So back in 2007 we embarked on our first long haul trip together and despite being seated next to a man with his deceased wife (in an urn!), it was an enjoyable 13 hour flight.   After a speedy run around Hong Kong - so hot - we finally reached Auckland. We were told...

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Tas-ing About

Tas-ing About

Tasmania travelling From the heat of Malaysia our journey ventures South to the cooler climes of Tasmania, so we need to change of planning on travel, clothes and accommodation. Having originally planned to hire a camper van to journey around and sleep in, there was...

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We’ve been busy…

We’ve been busy…

Since our last blog in November we have been busy booking flights, accommodation and generally researching the places we are going to. Getting the final itinerary in place was actually the easy part even though it didn't always feel like it at the time. Since then the...

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Two excited Bees

Two excited Bees

Hello this is Molly Bee and Sophie Bee and we are going to tell you about how excited we are about travelling and what we are looking forward to most. This is Molly Bee and I am so excited to finally go travelling. Mummy Bee and Daddy Bee have been talking about going...

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Plans Change…

Plans Change…

In the Banks style, our October trip to Wales had planted a new seed in Sarah's head - the idea of buying a holiday let opportunity. After a quick look on Right Move Sarah fell in love with a property! This combined with health issues for extended family resulted in...

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