Monkey enjoys some Trunki time – part 2

Monkey enjoys some Trunki time

If you’ve read yesterday’s post you will know that Monkey is in love with his new Trunkisaurus Rex suitcase.  Today I am showing you his other new Trunki love – his Paddlepak.

monkey enjoys some Trunki time

He surprised me with his choice of Paddlepak backpack; I’d expected him to go for Fin the Shark, but he decided he wanted the Nemo lookalike Chuckles the Clown Fish.  He’d certainly stand out in a crowd, so that would be no bad thing for our Spanish adventures.

Monkey enjoys some Trunki time

We’d filled Monkey’s new Chuckles the Clown Fish Paddlepak with his favourite cars and sticker books for the plane journey.  It was packed inside his Trunki suitcase, and then once on board the plane the Paddlepak and it’s contents kept him amused whilst the case went in the overhead locker.

Monkey enjoys some Trunki time

It’s fair to say that Chuckles was attached to Monkey’s back for the rest of our trip – our first for a back pack.  Normally Mummy ends up carrying them within a matter of minutes of leaving the house!

Monkey enjoys some Trunki time

The Paddlepak comes with some lovely features, we all loved Chuckles fins.  It’s water-resistant, so great as a beach or swimming bag and is also really lightweight compared to other backpacks we’ve tried in the past.  You roll the top of the Chuckles over three times and clip him up with the break away safety buckle, to keep all the contents safe and secure and dry should it start to rain.

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The Paddlepak have adjustable shoulder straps, with high visibility reflective strips and a ‘grip’ which could be used to secure sunglasses or a favourite soft toy perhaps.  There is also a secret zip up pocket for treasure!

Monkey enjoys some Trunki time

The back of the Paddlepak is cushioned making it comfortable for my little explorer to carry around.  There is also space on the inside of the bag to write a name and contact number should the bag get mislaid.

Monkey enjoys some Trunki itime

Monkey enjoys some Trunki time and I’ve enjoyed watching him.  He’s taken responsibility for his luggage and he’s really made good use of his Paddlepak.  It’s the perfect size for a nearly 5-year-old Monkey.

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The Chuckles the Clown Fish Paddlepak is priced at £19.99, it’s durable, lightweight and Monkey loves his.  It’s a hit.

There are a range of other Paddlepaks on offer as well as accessories for the Trunki cases, toy boxes, car seats and travel pillows – you can see the full range on the Trunki website. You can also keep up to date with special offers and new product launches on their Facebook page.

disclaimer:  we were sent this Paddlepak in exchange for an honest review

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About Over 40 and a Mum to One

I'm a Mum in my late 40′s with a 7 year old son. I had a busy life in Export Sales before my Monkey came along, but decided to become a stay at home Mum once he arrived. Now I enjoy writing my own family lifestyle and travel blog. sharing the adventures that we have as Monkey makes his journey through school. We have a cat called Brewster who makes appearances and I’m a mad Ferrari Formula 1 fan, so that expect to hear about as each season unfolds. We love reviewing toys, games and books and would love the opportunity to look at anything that fits in with our family lifestyle. We are always out and about and offering an insight on the places we visit, with a passion for nature thrown in for good measure. If you like what you read please leave me a comment, I love to hear from people, and always try to reply. Enjoy the read.

7 thoughts on “Monkey enjoys some Trunki time – part 2

  1. We love our paddlepak too – we usually use it for swimming, but it does seem more comfortable for them to wear – I think it’s because they’re soft and narrow for their backs.

  2. I am a huge Trunki fan, and the Paddlepak is genius – I love how they make kids actually want to carry things lol! Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

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