Mums Musings

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!

Our Travel Stories

Day 1 of World Tour

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

Travel Tips

Travel Vaccinations – do you or don’t you?

Being the daughter of a nurse there were many years in my life when I never questioned vaccinations, be it travel ot childhood immunisations. Certainly when I was a child we were always marched off to the doctors by my Mum when ours were due and had all the routine teenage ones at school. To… Continue reading Travel Vaccinations – do you or don’t you?

Travel Reviews

Review of Iglu Cruises ‘Rail and Sail’

Chicago - Memphis - New Orleans via Amtrak and 7 night Caribbean Cruise from New Orleans on Carnival Dream. As this trip draws towards a close it is hard to believe that we have packed so much into just two weeks. It has been both exhilarating and exhausting at the same time (remembering that I… Continue reading Review of Iglu Cruises ‘Rail and Sail’

Travel Reviews

The Polar Express – New Orleans.

Having a 21 yr old and a 7 yr old means that I have over the years been to all sorts of Christmas & Santa experiences. I have even taken the kids to Lapland (Artic Circle, Finland) to see Santa 3 times at 3 different resorts. This Polar Express train ride however beat absolutely every… Continue reading The Polar Express – New Orleans.

Our Travel Stories

2 days in Tennessee

Our American Railroad Adventure - Part 2. As I think I have mentioned earlier Graceland has been on my bucket list for many years. I have always been a huge fan of Elvis and pretty much for as far back as I can remember my Dad has been telling me how he shared his birthday… Continue reading 2 days in Tennessee

Our Travel Stories

Chicago to Memphis

Our American Railroad Adventure - Part 1I had fully intended blogging more this trip but I literally don't seem to have paused for breath, trying to take in as much sight seeing as possible, educating Cameron and answering what feels like a million emails which still constantly flow into my inbox faster than I can… Continue reading Chicago to Memphis

Our Travel Stories

Making Memories…and Mistakes!

We are now just over 3 weeks into our 4 week tour of Canada & USA, and now staying in hotel No.7 of 8 in that time. There is no doubt about it we have made the most incredible memories and seen some of the most spectacular scenery I have ever seen in my entire… Continue reading Making Memories…and Mistakes!

Our Travel Stories, Travel Reviews

The Rocky Mountaineer

I would 100% recommend this trip, I honestly don't have a bad word to say, it was possibly two of the best days of my life - and that's coming from someone with extensive world wide travel experience, specialising in the luxury travel market.