Our Travel Stories

New Zealand – United in Grief and United in Love.

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.

Mums Musings

Reflecting on the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash. Flight Number ET302.

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away" Today I woke up feeling incredibly blessed. I opened my eyes, opened the curtains of my balcony cabin aboard the 'Ovation of the Seas' and caught my first glimpse of Milford Sound - one of… Continue reading Reflecting on the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash. Flight Number ET302.

Tours and Excursion, Travel Reviews

Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park

Excursion Review of the 1 Day Tour to Featherdale Park, Blue Mountains & Parramatta River Cruise. Booked with http://www.fjtours.com.au   There seem to be lots of tours out of Sydney to the Blue Mountains so it's hard to know who to go with but when I picked up a leaflet for FJ Tours which combined… Continue reading Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park

Tours and Excursion, Travel Reviews

Home and Away ‘Summer Bay’ excursion

Excursion review of the original 'Home & Away' tour to 'Summer Bay' booked via: http://www.goexploreos.com Although I in fact watch very little T.V. I do have to confess that my daily dose of the Australian soap opera 'Home & Away' is my guilty secret! I have watched it from the very first episode, which I… Continue reading Home and Away ‘Summer Bay’ excursion

Our Travel Stories

Sydney – Visit the places which you’ve never heard of….

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….

Guest Blogs

Education Resources for World Schoolers

Guest Blog information from http://www.education.com I am happy to welcome any guest blogs which may be of interest to readers & relate to either travel and/or world schooling. As a world schooler who is always on the look out for new and enjoyable learning resources for my 7 yr old son I was delighted to… Continue reading Education Resources for World Schoolers

Our Travel Stories

We went to the cinema!!!!

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!!!!

Our Travel Stories

Malaysia – A Hidden Gem

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

Travel Reviews

The Owls in Builth Wells

Checked in for 2 nights, left after 1 H is for HOSPITALITY H is for Hmmph 😠I am not one to readily complain and I do always try and give praise where praise is due. When I started our big travels last year I had fully intended to review all accommodation we stayed in, but… Continue reading The Owls in Builth Wells

Travel Reviews

Motion Sickness Patches – The pros, cons and potential side effects.

My problem with using motion sickness patches was not so much the wearing of them but the post-withdrawal symptoms.....As with all medical products there are always going to be some side effects which happen to some people, so please don't let my experience with patches put you off trying them as you may have great… Continue reading Motion Sickness Patches – The pros, cons and potential side effects.