I am sooooooooooo excited. I am actually having a weeks holiday CHILD FREE. Now don't get me wrong I love both my kids to bits, but having spent the last 13 months 1:1 with a 7 yr old (6 when we started out) my brain is completely frazzled. As well behaved as he is he… Continue reading Child Free Holiday
Have you ever been a member of a slimming club when someone has been away on holiday for a week or two and you know they would have gained a few pounds while they have been away? Now magnify that over 13 months - yep, I wrongly assumed that calories consumed outside of the U.K.… Continue reading The start of a new journey!
The island where the fun never stops! I am still quite shocked, actually gobsmacked to think that before we came to Singapore for the first time back in February people said to us "ooh 10 days in Singapore is too long, you'll be bored" WRONG, Singapore and bored are not two words I would put… Continue reading Sentosa Island – Singapore
The day Mummy lost her shit............!!TAXI DRIVER FRAUD: Have you ever made a stupid blunder and thought to yourself afterwards "I just KNEW I shouldn't have done that??'" well today was my day. I have taken enough taxi rides in Singapore during our two visits here this year to have a rough idea of how… Continue reading Singapore Taxis
The good, the bad and the elephants..... When you are from the western world (U.K.) a huge animal lover and you come to an elephant park in Bali and see these animals tethered and offering elephant rides you are bound to feel a little concerned, BUT I would implore you to understand where these animals… Continue reading Review: Mason Elephant Park and Lodge (Taro, Bali)
After our first 10 days in Seminyak I don't mind admitting that I was feeling pretty disappointed and underwhelmed with Bali. Having heard so many wonderful things about it, I just found myself thinking "I don't get it" This week however, having moved up to Ubud and got out and about a lot more I… Continue reading Bali chapter 2 – Ubud
Earthquake in Bali 16th July 2019. 8:18amIt's really strange, I would never claim to be psychic in any way and yet many insights I have had over the years have come true with surprising accuracy!! After I had booked this holiday in Bali back in January I started to feel really uneasy about earthquakes, I… Continue reading Earthquake in Bali
It is true isn't it? I don't think I have ever seen an overweight asian in my entire life and yet having circumnavigated the globe I can officially say that they have the most flavoursome food in the whole world. Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Malaysian, Indonesian - the fusion of herbs and spices used to flavour… Continue reading Why aren’t asian people fat??
I guess with pretty much any travel experience there will always be a few things you wish you knew in advance and a few things you would do differently if you did it again. So far during our round the world travel experience there are actually very few major things I would have changed, I… Continue reading Bali – The first 10 days!
June has been a crazy (and I mean CRAZY) month back in the UK. I have prepared and run two training courses away from home, I have visited my parents in rural mid-Wales, stripped my living room and dining room ready for decorating while we are away, turned around all my washing, ironing and packing… Continue reading Another suitcase in another hall.