5 weeks around the world with kids

around the world with kids

5 weeks off during Summer 2015? This could only mean one thing:

Let’s fly around the world!   


We only knew on July 18th that the Mr. was granted 5 weeks off from work! That’s when we started looking at the world map to set up our trip. Thinking of where we had been in the past and what we wanted to see, we drew a line from Luxembourg to Dubai, Perth, Sydney, Honolulu, Seattle, Vancouver, Orlando and back. We wanted to fly as much as possible on standby (discount tickets for airline employees) This means that just before the flight closes, they count the remaining available seats in the airplane. If there are enough seats, you board – not enough seats, you stay and set up new plans.

around the world with kids

We left Luxembourg on the 2nd of August. When we looked at how to go from Luxembourg to Dubai, we figured out that we had the best chances via Zurich with Swiss. Luxembourg-Zurich was our first leg, and here already we were lucky as we got the last four seats! Arriving in Zurich, we moved to the next gate, where an Emirates Boeing 777 was supposed to fly us to Dubai during the night…

To discover our trip in details, check our related posts in the list below. Use the hashtag #letzflyaroundtheworld on Instagram to get a quick glimpse of what our trip around the world looks like or scroll down for a Video where we take you Around the World in 3 Minutes!

Around the World Trip Facts and Figures

Around the World with Kids Part 1: Zurich, Switzerlandaround the world with kids


Radisson Blu Zurich Airport

Zurich City

Around the World with Kids Part 2: Dubai, UAEaround the world with kids

Oman Air Business class

Sofitel Downtown

Emirates Economy Class

Around the World with Kids Part 3: Australiaaround the world with kids

Airport Apartments by Aurum

Novotel Perth

Perth with kids

Qantas Economy Class

around the world with kids

Harbour Rocks Hotel Sydney – MGallery Collection

The Sebel Manly

Mercure Sydney Airport

Sydney with kids

Around the World with Kids Part 4: Hawaiiaround the world with kids

Sheraton Waikiki

Courtyard by Mariott North Shore

Hyatt Place Waikiki

Oahu with kids

Around the World with Kids Part 5: WA, USA & BC, Canadaaround the world with kids

United Economy Class

Seattle with kids

Crown Plaza Seattle Downtown

around the world with kids

Westin Whistler

Whistler with kids

around the world with kids

24 hours in Vancouver with kids

Hyatt Regency Vancouver

Around the World with Kids Part 6: Floridaaround the world with kids

Delta Economy Class

Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge

Sheraton Vistana Villas

Walt Disney World

Disney Springs (former Downtown Disney)

Orlando with kids

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