My husband and I have been discussing our future travel plans a lot at the moment. Throughout our almost ten years of marriage, we have spent most of it having babies! Now the three kids are getting that little bit older (and there’s certainly no plan for baby number 4!) we can now focus on seeing new places!
Before we had children we travelled a little, we went to Venice, New York and got married in Salzburg, but since then our travelling has been limited to the UK. We can’t wait for this to change! People often say you should travel before having children, but we’re looking forward to taking the children with us! I want to see all the sites through their eyes, as well as my own.
Here’s some of the places on our (very long!) travel bucket list, some perhaps a bit more unusual than others!
Copenhagen, and Denmark in general, is known for being child friendly and Denmark’s capital is high on our list of cities to visit with the kids. One of the main reasons we’d love to visit Copenhagen is for the famous Trivoli Gardens. Hans Christian Anderson and Walt Disney were both visitors, so if it’s good enough for them…!
The capital of Iceland may not be at the top of everyone’s holiday destinations, but it’s definitely on our ours! We got married in the snow, so we certainly don’t mind a bit of cold! From the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa complex, to whale watching and visiting Hallgrimskirkja church, there’s several things I could tick of my bucket list. However none would be bigger than being able to see the Northern Lights.
From freezing cold Reykjavik, to a gorgeous beach holiday, who wouldn’t want to visit Mauritius? The turquoise ocean, the white sandy beaches, it looks like heaven on earth! It’s somewhere we have considered for when the kids are a little bit older, so while we’re not lucky enough to be looking at holidays to Mauritius in 2018, it’s hopefully one for the future.
We have wanted to Sydney for such a long time. From the opera house, to Bondi Beach and the harbour bridge, there’s plenty of places we could tick off our bucket list. However the main reason we want to visit is to watch a live rugby league game. We’re massive fans of the sport in the England, and follow the Australian game too. To be lucky enough to watch an NRL game, or even a State of Origin game live would be incredible.
I have a long list of Italian places I NEED to visit! There’s just something about Italy which appeals me. We’ve only been able to cross Venice off our list so far but we’re desperate to visit more. My heart would love to put Lake Como as our first of the lakes to visit, but I’ve read Lake Garda is by far the most family friendly. There’s Scaliger Castle and the Grotte di Catullo ancient ruins to explore and theme parks to keep the kids happy!
What’s at the top of your bucket list? Let me know in the comments!
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