Lonely Planet Writer

This couple and their toddler have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents

Many parents of a toddler would find a weekend away hard enough to achieve, but one Polish couple and their three-year-old daughter have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents over the past year, all while keeping their jobs.

Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O
Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O

Łajka and her husband Wadyń have full-time corporate jobs but they also love to travel. They plan extensively and manage every hour of their free time in a way that makes it possible for them to travel a lot.

Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O
Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O

They describe their three-year-old daughter Zazu as the greatest love of their lives, and say that she has already flown in a plane more times than most adults.

Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O
Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O

So far, the adventurous family has visited nine countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, including Thailand, Kenya, Norway and Cambodia.

Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O
Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O

Laika has been a lover of travel since the age of four, but Wadyn really only holidayed in the same place and never went abroad until he met Laika. They began to travel together ten years ago and he was also bitten by the bug then.

Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O
Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O

They describe themselves as a family that always has a plan brewing, but when a spontaneous idea for a trip pops up, they often only have a few hours to arrange everything.

Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O
Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O

If you are interested in following their adventures, Laika, Wadyn and Zazu document their travel adventures on their website oWady Bez O, and they also share practical advice and tips there.

Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O
Laika, Wadyn and Zazu have visited 39 places in nine countries on three continents. Image: oWady bez O

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