10 Travel Must Haves That EVERYONE Should Take, But Probably Don’t


I am one of those people who always has itchy feet and dislikes staying in one place for too long.  Even if we can only afford to travel in Scotland I get so excited researching our destinations for the year.

Babywearing abroad

My boys aren’t as interested in the researching side of travel.  Which is clearly understandable when you’re only 5 and 3!  Instead what they want is a beach.  It really doesn’t matter to them if that beach is on a chilly Scottish island or beside the turquoise Mediterranean.  They just need somewhere to dig and play and make memories.

Travelling to Hoy Orkney Isles
However, my husband and I occasionally like to have a little warmth, where we can bury our toes in the sand and swim in a warmer sea.  We want to spend time together as a family, having adventures and making memories with our children. And maybe, just maybe, inspire a little bit of wanderlust in our children.

Venice beach

This year Mark Warner has asked bloggers to create a mood board of their top 10 travel must haves.  The top 5 mood boards will be chosen for their family ambassador programme this year.  So along with many other parenting bloggers I am getting creative and making our own mood board (sneaky peak below).

travel hack

Anyone who travels know exactly what they like to bring on holiday with them.  We all have our preferred clothes, our preferred gadgets, our preferred luxuries.  We even all know which moods we want our family to take with them.  However, there are a few things that I think everyone should pack, but they probably don’t.

I have compiled my top 10 travel must haves that everyone should really pack (think travel hacks!) in a creative mood board in the video below.


Mark Warner, we would love to work with you.  Please pick us! #MarkWarnerMum



  1. February 26, 2017 / 11:11 pm

    This is brilliant Jenny, I just love your video, it’s so clever! I was nodding along at all those things too, except for the shower cap – that was a revelation I’d never thought of! Good luck, you’d make a brilliant ambassador.

    • March 1, 2017 / 11:45 pm

      Thank you Nat! Glad you agreed with everything, good luck too! 🙂 x

  2. February 26, 2017 / 11:49 pm

    So brilliant Jenny! Good luck lovely xx

  3. February 27, 2017 / 6:50 am

    Wow! This is brilliant! I love the stop motion, clever girl. What a great selection, perfect travel hacks.

    • March 1, 2017 / 11:43 pm

      Aww, thank you Lou! Stop motion is great fun, I will be teaching O how to use it soon I think! 🙂 xx

  4. February 28, 2017 / 11:58 am

    Oh this is such a clever video – I really want to have a go at stop start animation. They are also really clever idea’s – taking an extension cord so you only need one travel adapter is GENIUS!! Why did I not think of this? Good luck!

    • March 1, 2017 / 11:43 pm

      Stop motion is so much fun to make, but takes a lot of planning It’s a brilliant travel hack isn’t it! xx

  5. February 28, 2017 / 9:11 pm

    So many great ideas in your video/post. Never thought to take the multi plug so you only need one adaptor that is genius! x

    • March 1, 2017 / 11:42 pm

      Thank you! It’s very useful, so definitely a top tip to bring one. Good luck too! 🙂 x

  6. February 28, 2017 / 9:45 pm

    Oooh now an extension lead is a good idea!! I’ve never thought of that!! Best of luck with your entry, Jenny!! X

  7. March 1, 2017 / 11:21 pm

    Love your post and video. Good luck!

  8. March 2, 2017 / 1:33 pm

    The Duct tape and pegs are genius Jenny!!! I love this video good luck with your entry 🙂 x

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *