Karen Edwards had visited more than 50 countries before she became pregnant. Both her and her partner Shaun Bayes are experienced backpackers.
“[when I realized I was pregnant] I instantly thought — ‘that’s it, travel days are over'”, Karen explains on her blog.
But she could not have been further from the truth.
Born in London from an Irish mom and a dad from New Zealand, baby Esmé was bound to travel, but no one knew it would happen at such a young age.