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Cathy Cathy

Birth Date
Birth Place London, England
Nationality British
Occupation Journalist, Travel Blogger, YouTuber
Channel Name MummyTravels

MummyTravels is an award-winning family travel blog founded by Cathy, a passionate traveler and mother who has proven that traveling with kids can be a fantastic adventure. With a mission to inspire and guide families to explore the world together, MummyTravels[1] is a treasure trove of destination guides, travel tips, reviews, and essential products for family holidays. Cathy has visited over 60 countries, sharing her practical advice and firsthand experiences to help families navigate the joys and challenges of traveling with children.

Early life and education

Cathy's love for travel began at an early age. Growing up in London, she was exposed to a diverse cultural environment that fueled her curiosity about the world. Cathy pursued a degree in Journalism[2], which laid the foundation for her successful career in writing and travel journalism. Her education not only honed her writing skills but also equipped her with the knowledge and confidence to explore different parts of the globe.



Cathy has been a journalist for over 20 years, with a prolific career that spans various national newspapers and travel magazines. Her work has been featured in renowned publications such as The Independent, National Geographic Traveller, Metro, Family Traveller, and The Sunday Times Travel Magazine.

In 2012, when Cathy was pregnant, she founded the MummyTravels blog. Her goal was to continue her love for travel while proving that having a child shouldn't be a barrier to exploring the world. Over the years, the blog has won numerous awards, including the Brilliance in Blogging award for travel, and has been named one of Vuelio’s top five family travel bloggers in the UK for four consecutive years.


Cathy's writing is engaging and informative, providing valuable insights into family travel. She covers everything from destination guides to practical tips for traveling with children. Her articles are written in a conversational style that resonates with her readers, making her advice accessible and relatable.

Podcast and Facebook Group

Cathy co-hosts the family travel podcast "Kidventures", where she shares her experiences and insights on traveling with kids. She is also the co-founder of the Facebook group "London With Kids", a community where parents can share tips and advice on family-friendly activities in London.

Brand collaborations

Cathy collaborates with various brands, national and international tourist boards, tour operators, and other companies. She reviews relevant products, experiences, and days out, writes sponsored content, and participates in full-paid brand campaigns. Her collaborations range from social media shares and Instagram giveaways to creating videos, ebooks, and blog posts for national tourist boards.

Personal life

Cathy is based in London and is a globetrotter who never knowingly underpacks. Despite having a child, she remains determined to maintain her love for travel. Her daughter, affectionately known as the "mini traveller," is 11-year-old Minnie. Together, they explore new destinations and create lasting memories, proving that family travel is not only possible but incredibly rewarding.

Awards and achievements

Cathy's dedication to family travel and her exceptional writing have earned her numerous accolades. Some of her notable awards include:

Brilliance in Blogging award for travel Named one of Vuelio’s top five family travel bloggers in the UK for four consecutive years

Media presence



External links

MummyTravels at YouTube

MummyTravels at Instagram

MummyTravels official website