Christmas Day 2018I rarely get home sick when I'm travelling, but alas today, Christmas day I was feeling it. I admit I am missing home and missing the rest of my family. Don't get me wrong we have had a happy fun filled day at sea, but it didn't really feel like Christmas. For all… Continue reading There’s no place like home!
Having a 21 yr old and a 7 yr old means that I have over the years been to all sorts of Christmas & Santa experiences. I have even taken the kids to Lapland (Artic Circle, Finland) to see Santa 3 times at 3 different resorts. This Polar Express train ride however beat absolutely every… Continue reading The Polar Express – New Orleans.
Our American Railroad Adventure - Part 2. As I think I have mentioned earlier Graceland has been on my bucket list for many years. I have always been a huge fan of Elvis and pretty much for as far back as I can remember my Dad has been telling me how he shared his birthday… Continue reading 2 days in Tennessee
Our American Railroad Adventure - Part 1I had fully intended blogging more this trip but I literally don't seem to have paused for breath, trying to take in as much sight seeing as possible, educating Cameron and answering what feels like a million emails which still constantly flow into my inbox faster than I can… Continue reading Chicago to Memphis
Someone asked me the other day "do you think you will finally settle down once you've finished travelling next year?" It sounds like a simple question that should have a very simple Yes/No, even 'hmm maybe' kind of an answer. However one thing is for certain I will never 'finish travelling'. As long as I… Continue reading Time to settle down?
I, like millions of other people around the world have been shocked and horrified this week by the senseless death of Grace Millane, the 22 yr old british backpacker murdered in Auckland, New Zealand. A beautiful young woman, recently graduated from university and now setting out on the adventure of a lifetime to see the… Continue reading Travelling Solo and Dating Safely.
To my teachers "THANK YOU"Since I have started travelling the globe and World Schooling my 7yr old son it has really brought home what a massive responsibility educating children is and has drawn me to reflect upon the impact that my own teachers have had upon my life. Incredible really given the fact that my… Continue reading To my teachers
We are now just over 3 weeks into our 4 week tour of Canada & USA, and now staying in hotel No.7 of 8 in that time. There is no doubt about it we have made the most incredible memories and seen some of the most spectacular scenery I have ever seen in my entire… Continue reading Making Memories…and Mistakes!
When you are paying out for any holiday, hotel etc it is only natural that you want to enjoy every moment, but when you are spending 12 months seeing 'the world' I guess there is a likelihood that you are going to occasionally find yourself in a place you don't like. That happened to me… Continue reading Travelling the world – You’re never going to like it all!
Currently staying in Canada the media is filled with Michael Bublé’s recent announcement to retire from music and the 'narcissistic celebrity world' to spend more time with his family following his young sons's battle with cancer. As a huge fan I admit to being disappointed but I totally get it. Now being a realists I… Continue reading I’m so much richer being poorer!