After booking a combined rail and cruise package which include a 2 day stay in Memphis I was really excited as a visit to Graceland had been on my bucket list for about as long as I can remember, especially because (as I have mentioned in a previous blog) my Dad and Elvis Presley shared… Continue reading A warm Tennessee welcome….
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
I remember when I was a young child my mother was rather over protective about the things we could and couldn't do - the reason why? She worked as a nurse in A&E and had always treated 'someone' who had hurt themselves on or with 'something'. Having worked in the funeral profession myself now for… Continue reading Farewell to Fear.
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!
I don't think anyone was truly surprised when I announced that I was taking my son out of school and taking a career break to go travelling for a year. Everyone knows my passion for travelling and after many, many years of dreaming and talking about it, finally everything seems to have fallen into place… Continue reading “We’re taking a GAP Year”
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.