For most families with young children, or even toddlers and babies, a family vacation can easily turn into a stressful nightmare. Between the lack of usual food – especially the one that your kids are used to – and the pressure of crowded locations, it can seem impossible to enjoy your holiday. Screams, tears, sunburns, tiredness, and over excitement, all those can ruin a nice family holiday, but they too often seem impossible to avoid. In truth, while most parents consider that the majority of the holiday preparations lies in finding the best possible price for their favourite location, they can sometimes skip over the most important part of the preps: ensuring that the journey and the vacation can run as smoothly as possible, for you and your home. This kind of preps needs to begin months in advance so that you know that you have nothing to worry about when the time comes to depart for a week, or more, of family time away.
Getting Things Ready For The Holiday
Going on holiday opens a vast administrative task in the background. For those who work, it is about agreeing on the days off at first, and checking the school dates as well – schools being allowed to fine parents for taking their children on vacation during the term, it’s not the type of things you want to ignore. Additionally, if you have a pet and you can’t take them with you, you need to plan well in advance for a cattery or kennel, or asking neighbours and relatives to help. Finally, when you are away, it is essential to keep the house safe, using either vip security services if you are worried about burglary risks. You could also inform your neighbours so that they can keep an eye on the house.
A Family Road Trip
If you have decided to embark on a road trip to your holiday destination, you will need to be looking both after the car and its occupants, which requires careful attention to detail. You will need to get all the necessary equipment to fix little car issues rapidly, such as jumping cables, a torch, and a tool box. But at the same time, you need to consider the well-being of those in the car, which means getting a first-aid kit, plenty of water, USB and solar phone chargers, etc. If you are planning on driving a long distance, a minivan would be a better option than a car, as it offers more room for comfort. Make sure that you’ve packed sufficient snacks, and entertainment supplies for the journey, as kids tend to get bored easily!
A Week Abroad
If you have chosen to fly to your summer holiday destination, you will need to consider taking a travel insurance to make sure that your family is protected from any accident. Additionally, vacations abroad will need not only a travel phrasebook to get around in town, but you will also include in your luggage items that you may not find abroad. This will include your favourite brand of tea and cereals, for example, as the best way to keep everyone happy is to make sure that they have what they like. If you have toddlers and babies, do pack plenty of nappies, as these can be tricky to find abroad. And finally don’t forget the essential suncream, sunglasses, and hat for everyone!
The magical island of Bali is where you find relaxing, exotic cultural treasures and landscapes. Whether you are visiting for the first time or the fiftieth time, you will always want something new to do in Bali. After working every day for months, you are definitely looking for activities that are soothing and relaxing. You want to unwind. This does not mean that the activities should be boring either. There are dozens of fun things to do in Bali. You need to narrow down the list to things that will allow you to get the most out of your stay in Bali and yet give you the chance to unwind.
Visit the temples
There are numerous beautiful temples in Bali. Temples offer a scenic and serene place for you to enjoy the beauty in the land and meditate. Tanah Lot is the most iconic temple on the island. It is built on top of a huge rock and is surrounded by the sea and the waves are constantly rushing to the base. It pays homage to the guardian spirits of the sea. If you are looking for a place to watch the most breathtaking sunset, visit the Uluwatu temple. It is perched on a cliff on the southwest side of Bukit Peninsula. You can also meditate at the Besakih temple. This is the largest temple in Bali and sits at 1000m. Temples allow you to enjoy the cultural and religious richness of the people in Bali.
The affordable spas
There is really no better way to relax than to bask in the sun, rest in the Jacuzzi and enjoy a massage from professionals. The best thing about visiting Bali is that these services are readily available and very affordable. Once you join the Aramanis Villa Resort in Bali, the staff can arrange for you to get spa treatment right from your villa. Once you stretch yourself out under the thatch- roofed villas and let your body and mind relax. Most spas provide you with a beautiful view of the coast, fresh air and a relaxed body. The Tjampuhan spa teaches you the extraordinary healing power of water through its hot/cold water Jacuzzi. The elephant safari park lodge allows you to relax as you watch the elephants roaming freely in the grounds.
Waterborn is one of the most amazing parks to visit in Bali. You have all you need to have fun. If you have been wondering where you can have amazing fun as an adult and feel like a child, this is the place for you. You will find snake themed slides and lazy rivers for both adults and children. You get to enjoy such fun activities with other adults who are like minded. If you are not a park ride type of person, Do not worry, you can let your kids have fun as you run to the spa or get yourself a mani-pedi session that you just cannot miss. However, it is always better to enjoy both the mani-pedi and the water ride sessions.