CELEBRATING LIFE, PEOPLE & FRIENDSHIPSEver have a day when you want to shut yourself away and not speak to anyone?? Yup I have them too! ......But, in all honesty they are rare I would very much consider myself to be a 'people person'. I LOVE people (most of the time!) and I love people watching.… Continue reading People We Meet – An Introduction.
Top Tips for flying for young children! When we fly it is on most occasions meant to be the start of a long awaited 'relaxing' holiday. However add kids to the mix and suddenly the word 'relaxation' goes straight out of the window. Let's face it airports and aircrafts are not fun places for children… Continue reading Flying with kids
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.
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!
Littlehampton Miniature Railway & Mewsbrook Park, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16 2LX Whilst I am a self confessed Travel Addict, I also feel very blessed to have my roots in West Sussex. Being nestled between the South Downs and the Sea, I really do have the best of both worlds. Just a few miles along the… Continue reading Littlehampton Miniature Railway – A hidden gem
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!
You cannot put a price on memories
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.