Nomad Family Travel

Our Family is going on a world wide adventure starting September 1st 2016. Find out all of our plans, what we are learning as we prepare, how hard it is to SELL all our possessions because we have so much stuff – and MORE.. There is SO much to do and prepare for: suitcases, belongings and more we are hoping to bring with us. Where we want to go. What we want to see. Why we are going. Follow our adventures. #TravelingRobinsons

How to Find Lodging in Sri Lanka – Where we stayed and more

When you are looking at visiting a foreign country that you don’t know much or anything of at all and need to find lodging – you start searching the internet for blog posts, review sites like Trip Advisor, asking people on Facebook if they’ve ever been there, etc. If you’d like some FREE Credits towards …

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CityRest Fort Hostel in Colombo, Sri Lanka

The CityRest Fort Hostel in Colombo was our first lodging in the tiny nation island in Sri Lanka. We booked this Hostel through Hostelworld.com – our first time using this site. We paid a grand total of $303.60 for 4 nights at the CityRest Fort. It was rather steep honestly for a Hostel but it was in …

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Phone Service and WiFi in Sri Lanka

We have a T-Mobile phone plan. We’ve been with their phone service for about 15yrs. They offer an International Roaming Service that we use after a LOT or research into what would be the best way to get good Wifi, Data and calling. Anywho, here’s the dealio about Phone Service, WiFi and data while in …

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Big Lessons learned booking flights to Sri Lanka

Sometimes, you should pay more for certain things – such as flights. I’m not saying to pay a LOT more but be a bit choosier. $50 could be the difference between lost luggage, having to pay more for checking luggage with bait and switch marketing and… lastly, dealing with crappy employees and flight attendants. This …

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What Monsoon Season is like in Sri Lanka

Everyone who found out we were going to Sri Lanka told us that we shouldn’t go during Monsoon Season. The funny thing is though that none of these people had ever been there. We’d researched online to find out ‘why’ and even ‘what’ a Monsoon was. Monsoon Season always sounded bad to me – like …

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How to get around using the London Underground and Railway Trains

On our trip to the Greater London area in Ocbober 2016, we needed to figure out how to get from the Country in Great Missenden, where we were staying, to Central London. What was the London Underground? How did we get there? Did we need a Travelcard or an Oyster Card? HELP! It can seem …

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London England Big Ben

London England got mixed reviews from my family

We visited London late October thru Early November 2016. We were house sitting about an hour away and came to the city quite few times as a family and just as twosomes. We were around the area for 3 weeks in total. Upon arriving in London Gatwick airport we had to take 2 Underground Trains and …

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