30 years ago when working in my first job for the Woolwich Building Society in Worthing, a 17 yr old college lad came to join us on a weeks work experience. Little would have have dreamed back then that 30 years later we would be walking round Australia Zoo together with our 3 respective sons… Continue reading Friends will be friends
I don't know where to start and how to really encapsulate the last 13 days in one blog - Quite simply our New Zealand has been INCREDIBLE. Cruising is a great way to see many different places in a short space of time but when you only have a few hours in each port you… Continue reading Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas – 13 Nights New Zealand Cruise.
It's hard to find the words to write about New Zealand when we have visited this amazing country in the same week it has been gripped by terror and tragedy in the light of the mosque shooting in Christchurch. I wanted to share a blog on the day but couldn't express my feeling in the… Continue reading New Zealand – United in Grief and United in Love.
During this year of travel I am putting some big ticks on my bucket list whilst at the same time getting to discover new places which I didn't even know existed until recently. Now don't get me wrong, I always knew there were fjords in New Zealand but I couldn't have told you the names… Continue reading Cruising the New Zealand Fjords
I have already discovered during my various trips to the U.S.A. over the years that some of the most beautiful places are the ones your have never heard of. The rural towns and villages are where you see ‘real life’ away from the typical tourist attractions and cities. Often I have only come to discover… Continue reading Sydney – Visit the places which you’ve never heard of….
I admit that out of all the places I have wanted to visit Singapore has never been on my bucket list, in all honesty I didn't know a huge amount about it. However whilst doing some research on a world schooling forum several parents commented on how safe it was and how much there was… Continue reading Singapore – add it to the bucket list!
I know, I know, it doesn't sound that exciting does it?? but Cameron quite firmly pointed out to me yesterday "you choose what we get to do everyday and I never get to choose". He was pretty much right! Although I do try to think of things which I hope he will enjoy and engage… Continue reading We went to the cinema!!!!
I read in another blog recently the author questioning why so many travellers head to Thailand and Bali but seem to miss out Malaysia? I have not yet been to Thailand or Bali as this is is our first stop in South East Asia, but it most certainly wont be my last. Malaysia most certainly… Continue reading Malaysia – A Hidden Gem
....but everybody can help somebody. People keep telling me constantly "Cameron is such a lucky little to have this experience of travelling the world". Yes he is, and I am lucky to be sharing it with him and getting to see the world through his eyes. There are lots of things which I want him… Continue reading We can’t help everybody…..
Jet lagged in Kuala Lumpur! Don't worry I won't be writing blogs every day - but the big adventure has begun......YAAAAY!! So many people have been saying what a long month January has been and certainly for me it seems to have dragged on forever. There was just so much to do with turning around… Continue reading Day 1 of World Tour