ENRICHMENT BEYOND EXPECTATION It's funny how sometimes you set your expectations really high, only to be disappointed, whilst other times you can have fairly low expectations and find yourself completely blown away - well the latter was my experience of our most recent cruise aboard Holland America Line ship MS Maasdam. I chose this cruise… Continue reading Review of Holland America Lines transpacific cruise aboard MS Maasdam, Auckland to San Francisco.
Living the dream!
I sat beside the pool of our Kuala Lumpur hotel couple of days ago basking in the sunshine and thought to myself "ahhh finally I am living the dream" . Yet on reflection I found myself asking the question "well what actually is THE dream?" Possibly like many people, I always imagined that living the… Continue reading Living the dream!
A Letter to my children
I hope that wherever your journeys may take you, that you still remember where your roots are and that those wings will always guide you safely home.
Top Tips for avoiding and treating mosquito bites.
It's hard to believe that these tiny little blighters can inflict so much pain and misery, let alone death in some countries, but as we well know they do. As I write this I am sitting in a hotel room in Andalusia, Spain with one ankle swollen up like a balloon and wanting to rip… Continue reading Top Tips for avoiding and treating mosquito bites.
An introduction to world schooling
Many people have recently asked me "What is world schooling?" Well the best way I can describe it is 'experiential education through travel.' In many ways pretty similar to home schooling but with the emphasis on the child being educated whilst either travelling the world, or living for a period of time in another country… Continue reading An introduction to world schooling
The Law of Attraction
MANIFESTING YOUR DREAMS. "Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life, it turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order and confusion into clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend..." 'Gratitude' is they key to everything -… Continue reading The Law of Attraction
Canada – on a budget?
You cannot put a price on memories
“We’re taking a GAP Year”
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”
Barbados – A return to simplicity.
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.