Our Travel Stories, Travel Reviews

Review: Mason Elephant Park and Lodge (Taro, Bali)

The good, the bad and the elephants..... When you are from the western world (U.K.) a huge animal lover and you come to an elephant park in Bali and see these animals tethered and offering elephant rides you are bound to feel a little concerned, BUT I would implore you to understand where these animals… Continue reading Review: Mason Elephant Park and Lodge (Taro, Bali)

Our Travel Stories

Another suitcase in another hall.

June has been a crazy (and I mean CRAZY) month back in the UK. I have prepared and run two training courses away from home, I have visited my parents in rural mid-Wales, stripped my living room and dining room ready for decorating while we are away, turned around all my washing, ironing and packing… Continue reading Another suitcase in another hall.

Our Travel Stories, World Schooling

I’ve fallen in love ❤️

I knew that would get a few people's attention! Tour Guide and Boat Captain 'Albert' from Rarotonga, Cook Islands ....Ok, Ok, maybe not with him, (although he is rather BEAUTIFUL!!!) but I have fallen head over heels in love.......with Polynesia!!! The islands, the people, the culture, the art, the lifestyle, the rituals, just everything. I… Continue reading I’ve fallen in love ❤️

World Schooling

The enrichment of world schooling.

I don't mind admitting that I have moments during our travels when I worry about Cameron's academic schooling and whilst I try my best to keep his education rolling with the 'three R's' I am not a teacher and it is harder than I expected to keep the discipline of it going when there is… Continue reading The enrichment of world schooling.

Our Travel Stories

Quarantined on board ship!

This week hasn't been the best, Cameron got struck down with the flu and was VERY poorly for 48hrs, but thankfully as many kids do he has now bounced up as quickly as he went down. When we arrived in the port of Moorea, Tahiti a few days ago he was quite hot and off… Continue reading Quarantined on board ship!

World Schooling

Classroom at Sea

EXC In-Depth Voyages aboard Holland America Line - M.S. Maasdam As I have already written about in a previous blog I admit to being a little peeved at receiving an email from Holland America Line just 9 days before we set sail informing me that the kids club would not be running this cruise. Onboard… Continue reading Classroom at Sea

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Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas – 13 Nights New Zealand Cruise.

I don't know where to start and how to really encapsulate the last 13 days in one blog - Quite simply our New Zealand has been INCREDIBLE. Cruising is a great way to see many different places in a short space of time but when you only have a few hours in each port you… Continue reading Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas – 13 Nights New Zealand Cruise.

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

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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