A family affair in the Maldives

The Maldives is largely regarded as a honeymooners’ paradise. And while that is still most certainly true, the destination is starting to become an ideal holiday destination for families. With the likes of Club Med offering all-inclusive kids’ clubs, more families are escaping to this sun-kissed destination than ever before.

Perhaps best known for its idyllic white beaches and crystal clear turquoise sea, rhe Republic of the Maldives is situated in the Indian Ocean. This tropical nation is composed of 26 ring-shaped atolls, which are made up of more than 1 000 coral islands – many still uninhabited.

Having contributed the…
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A family affair in the Maldives

How to keep your little one entertained on long-haul flights

Travelling with young kids may bring about all kinds of anxieties for both children and parents. Parents are often worried about the comfort of their little travellers, and that of fellow passengers.

A study by hotel metasearch engine HotelsCombined, which surveyed 1 000 travellers, found that some parents keep their little ones calm through extended screen time, while 36% said they used fast food as a reward, as reported by Yahoo!.

The study also went on to find that 10% of the parents of young travellers aged four and younger said they have used either cough syrup or sleep supplements to sedate their children when…
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How to keep your little one entertained on long-haul flights

“You drive US mad!” say kids

All ready and strapped in for the road trip.

After a gruelling year, parents generally look forward to ending it with a relaxing holiday with the kids and the drive to the destination is supposed to be part of the fun… This delusion generally ends before the car makes it around the first corner from your home and, according to a survey conducted by Ford Europe, most of the pain and aggravation during road trips is caused by the parents, not the kids! “Parents drive kids mad on trips…
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10 years on, I still love our beautiful South Africa

Rob Mailich

In this post that first appeared on the Homecoming Revolution website, Rob Mailich sheds the good news about moving back to South Africa.

The first part of my homecoming story was written five years after returning to our beautiful country and approximately two years after starting my recruitment business. Now another five years have come and gone and I still love South Africa.

I often chat with friends and family in the UK and USA and the conversation about South Africa more often than not turns towards the negative from…
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