suitcases&strollers is an online magazine that provides inspiration for intrepid travellers with young kids.
Beyond the theme parks and child-centric resorts, suitcases&strollers has ideas about family holidays that are culturally and intellectually stimulating for adults who love to travel – that can still be done with children.
We will tell you the secrets of which parts of Southeast Asia still have those essential creature comforts so critical for babies, how to travel through developing countries with toddlers and whether the most exotic destinations are realistic with kids under 12.
We’re not here to provide you with typical tourist destination information (you can get that anywhere). Instead, we’ll give you that practical knowledge you need – from a parent’s perspective – to have the confidence to travel with your children.
At suitcases&strollers we believe that audacious international exploration can continue even after you have children and doesn’t have to be defined by kids’ clubs and school holiday specials.
Get your passports ready. We aim to inspire you to rejoin the world of jetsetters and globetrotters – one destination at a time.
suitcases&strollers was founded by Aimee Chan, a writer and magazine editor whose stories have been published in titles such as CNN, The Weekend Australian, L'Officiel, Time Out, The Straits Times, I-S Magazine, HK Magazine and the inflight magazine titles for Singapore Airlines and Tiger Airways. She has edited mastheads including Harper's BAZAAR, Mother & Baby, Pregnancy & Birth and Where Singapore and reviewed accommodation for Mr & Mrs Smith. To find out more about Aimee Chan read her profiles on HoneyKids Asia, Sassy Mama, Johnny Jet, Straits Canopy and Mighty Travels. Or listen to her radio interview on The Matt Townsend Show (go to the 58 minute mark).
suitcases&strollers has appeared in the media in titles such as The Huffington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, news.com.au, ELLE, Today's Parents and the inflight magazines for Thai Airways, Scoot and Jetstar Asia airlines. It was named one of the Best Family Travel Blogs by Little Steps Asia. To find out more about the inspiration behind suitcases&strollers read our articles published on Raising Miro and Let's Lasso the Moon.
suitcases&strollers welcomes feedback and questions from its readers and others in the worlds of travel and parenting. To contact suitcases&strollers with travel questions, for advice, to give recommendations, request for interviews or for a copy of our media kit, click here.
*Please note that businesses relocate and places change. We try to ensure that everything we tell you is correct at the time of publication, but inaccuracies may inevitably arise. Happily, that is what travel is all about.
Image: Steven Power, Carolyn Soemarjono of Melia Photography