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.

World Schooling

World Schooling – The First 3 Months.

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.

World Schooling

Irish Potato Famine

Back to our roots:Cameron has been fascinated today to learn that the 'Irish Famine Memorial' he saw actually represents his ancestors, in fact until today I didn't pick up on the fact that he didn't even know what the word ancestors even meant!. When we returned to the same memorial later this evening, he stood… Continue reading Irish Potato Famine

World Schooling

Borde Hill Gardens – West Sussex

The majority of our year of World Schooling year is going to be spent overseas, however there will be a couple of short periods in between trips when we will be back in Sussex and I am determined to maximise those opportunities and explore new places in and around my home county. I am very… Continue reading Borde Hill Gardens – West Sussex

People We Meet

People We Meet – An Introduction.

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.

Travel Tips

Flying with kids

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

Travel Tips

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.

World Schooling

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

Our Travel Stories, Travel Reviews

Dubai in July hot, hot hot!

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!