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!
I would 100% recommend this trip, I honestly don't have a bad word to say, it was possibly two of the best days of my life - and that's coming from someone with extensive world wide travel experience, specialising in the luxury travel market.
It's like coming home....... When I first came to Vancouver 18 years ago it was my very first visit to the North American Continent, I remember saying way back then "I could live here". I have been back to both Canada and the U.S.A on numerous occasions since that time, but returning to Vancouver still… Continue reading Vancouver
"What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas" OK, I'm not gonna lie, I spent 48 hrs in Vegas 7 yrs ago and at the time that was quite enough for me to be able to add it to my list of 'been there, done that'. I enjoyed the time I spent there, but that was… Continue reading Vegas Baby!!
The strange thing about planning a round the world Gap Year is that it has also given me and even greater appreciation of what's pretty much on my doorstep and made me realise there is also so much of the U.K that I haven't seen. I am hoping to rectify some of that in the… Continue reading Trip to Wales – Land of Dragons, and my parents!
Several people have asked me why I have chosen to come to Dubai in July when it is SO hot (43 -46 degrees) Truth is that we booked this destination as a stand alone holiday before we decided to take the year off to go travelling and chose Dubai solely on the availability of the… Continue reading Dubai in July hot, hot hot!
I am a single Mum to two gorgeous children currently aged 20 and 6. I have been travelling extensively as a lone parent with my children since my eldest was just 2. My motto having always been very much "work hard and play hard". We have been fortunate to travel to some amazing places worldwide… Continue reading Our adventure begins
I seem to have spent a LOT of time on line recently making plans for our Gap Year itinerary, I have learned a lot about travel in a short space of time, (especially the fact that child prices are almost non-existent when you are a one parent family!!) I have also learned a lot about… Continue reading GAP Year Itinerary!
There is no doubt that when you look at photos of Barbados with its white coral sands and turquoise waters you think of pure luxury and finding ourself lost in paradise. Unfortunately my first experience of the island in 2015 was nothing like the photo above - The beaches on the South were black, absolutely… Continue reading Barbados – A return to simplicity.