Our Travel Stories

Bali chapter 2 – Ubud

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

Our Travel Stories

Earthquake in Bali

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

Mums Musings

Why aren’t asian people fat??

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??

Our Travel Stories, Travel Reviews

Bali – The first 10 days!

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!

Our Travel Stories

Another suitcase in another hall.

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.

Our Travel Stories

A house is not a home.

It's been a very strange 3 weeks back in the U.K. and a time of very mixed emotions. After spending the past few months circumnavigating the globe with little boy I was very much looking forward to coming back and seeing my daughter, my parents and catching up with my closest friends but that's about… Continue reading A house is not a home.

Our Travel Stories, World Schooling

We just can’t get enough!

With travel comes opportunity....with opportunity comes choice....with choice comes decision making! There is no denying it, since we started travelling last July we have been pretty much living the dream life. However behind the scenes I have still been working very hard (honestly!) I have been dedicating many many hours to running my celebrancy and… Continue reading We just can’t get enough!

Our Travel Stories

Coming of Age

I still have to pinch myself that I now have a 21 yr old daughter, it feels like just yesterday that I crossed over that threshold myself, however I always questioned those milestone markers which represent our maturity as we grow up. One day we are not considered mature enough to have sex, the next… Continue reading Coming of Age

Tours and Excursion, World Schooling

PEARL HARBOR

Excursion review with Polynesian Adventure Tours I questioned for some time as to whether I should write a blog about our visit to Pearl Harbor because something didn't sit completely comfortably about 'enjoying' a trip to a place which had seen such tragedy and loss of life, but also nothing which I put down in… Continue reading PEARL HARBOR

Tours and Excursion, Travel Reviews

Review: Lanai snorkel and dolphin watch, with Pacific Whale Foundation – Maui

What can I say?? this excursion not only exceeded all expectations but fell nothing short of excellence from beginning to end. This particular trip with Pacific Whale Foundation was recommended to us by the concierge in our hotel at the Sugar Beach Resort, mainly because they have a 'kids go free' policy which made this… Continue reading Review: Lanai snorkel and dolphin watch, with Pacific Whale Foundation – Maui