You don't have to be in Tonga many minutes to understand exactly why Captain Cook named these 'The Friendly Islands'. The welcome of the Tongan people is warm, genuine and loving from the moment you step foot on the land. Today our cruise ship docked in Nuku'Alofa, one of two Tongan islands we will visit… Continue reading Tonga – The Friendly Islands
Excursion on the Kuranda Sky Rail.Once again the weather put a little bit of a dampener on our latest excursion, but not on our spirits. Yesterday were due to travel by train to the village of Kuranda and return on the sky rail. Having somewhat of a phobia of heights I was secretly hoping that… Continue reading Rain, Rails and Rainforest
There really are no words to explain how AMAZING it was to fly over the Great Barrier Reef. We were booked to do this yesterday but having got up early and been picked up for an early morning flight an overnight storm left a few rain showers and cloud around. The flight company GSL Aviation… Continue reading Flying over the Great Barrier Reef
During this year of travel I am putting some big ticks on my bucket list whilst at the same time getting to discover new places which I didn't even know existed until recently. Now don't get me wrong, I always knew there were fjords in New Zealand but I couldn't have told you the names… Continue reading Cruising the New Zealand Fjords
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!
Jet lagged in Kuala Lumpur! Don't worry I won't be writing blogs every day - but the big adventure has begun......YAAAAY!! So many people have been saying what a long month January has been and certainly for me it seems to have dragged on forever. There was just so much to do with turning around… Continue reading Day 1 of World Tour
It has now been almost 3 months since Cameron last attended school and all his friends have now returned for the new Autumn term. Because we had been home over the new term period I had shown him a few photos on Facebook of some of his friends going back and a few days later… Continue reading World Schooling – The First 3 Months.