A year in review: Our Top 2019 Personal and Travel Highlights

Happy New Year everybody and thanks so much for following along with our family adventures. With the end of 2019 in plain sight everyone tends to look back on the previous 12 months and so do we. We had grand plans for last year – some of them failed, others succeeded. In the end, what […]

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Celebrating our 1st Blogiversary with gratitude, statistics and twinkling lights

Today marks a year since we started our blog and published our first post, how exciting is that? Yes, it’s been a whole year of blogging, editing, learning, growing, pouring out words and proofreading. And, thanks to the eventful festive season, the special day almost slipped by without us realising the anniversary had crept up. […]

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A guide to responsible travel: 10 super easy ways to reduce your impact

As a family, we’ve spent the last 17 years travelling the world and trashing the Planet. And even though we only had one long haul flight to Vancouver – with most trips concentrating within European borders – we dared to start a travel blog with an idea to encourage other people to hop on planes […]

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Monday Mantra to live by: Choose your own family adventures

I didn’t grow up hearing much about travel, but life has its unexpected ways to reveal what’s out there if only you know were to look. Very early in my childhood, I made the most significant discovery in life by walking into my local library. Most of the books I read back then shaped my […]

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10 best travel and adventure books to inspire you to see the world

I have spent half of my life with a book in my hand. In my childhood, I passionately followed colourful characters like Huckleberry Finn, Phillies Fog and couldn’t get enough of Moomin Family adventures. I loved and still very much like to re-read everything from J.F.Cooper and Mark Twain to Jack London and Ridjar Kipling. […]

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Useful travel resources to help you start planning exciting adventures

Behind the scenes of every photo you see on social media, be it hiking the Stairway to Heaven in Hawaii or driving the Great Ocean Road in Australia,  are lots and lots of hours spent planning and preparing. As dull as it may sound, properly sorting out flights, visas, passports, accommodation, vaccinations and travel insurance […]

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Best travel quotes to inspire your next voyage around the world

When you scroll through Our Crossings travel blog you’ll see for yourself that some of the blog posts are pretty much straightforward mini-guides and that some of them stand out a little bit more and are way too long. The genuine reason behind the extended ones;  instead of writing been there done that type of […]

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