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
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
This week The Independent online published an article by Janet Street Porter in which she was openly critical of the growing popularity of Home Schooling! ( read full article here) Janet Street Porter is of course entitled to her own opinions and I don't actually know if there is a right or wrong answer to… Continue reading Home Schooling – Should you or shouldn’t you?
Australia Zoo has to possibly be the most famous zoo in the world now, primarily made famous by the legend that was the late, great Steve Irwin. I have long been a fan of Steve's from the early days of watching Crocodile Hunter and thinking "who the hell is this crazy guy" but quickly getting… Continue reading AUSTRALIA ZOO – The legend and the legacy.
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.
It's hard to find the words to write about New Zealand when we have visited this amazing country in the same week it has been gripped by terror and tragedy in the light of the mosque shooting in Christchurch. I wanted to share a blog on the day but couldn't express my feeling in the… Continue reading New Zealand – United in Grief and United in Love.
I knew from day 1 that travelling the world was going to be an incredible learning opportunity for my 6 yr old (now 7yr old) son. I just don't think I realised the enormity of knowledge that it was going to bring to my own life too. I have always had a lifelong love of… Continue reading World Schooling – It’s not just for kids!
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
I read in another blog recently the author questioning why so many travellers head to Thailand and Bali but seem to miss out Malaysia? I have not yet been to Thailand or Bali as this is is our first stop in South East Asia, but it most certainly wont be my last. Malaysia most certainly… Continue reading Malaysia – A Hidden Gem
I hope that wherever your journeys may take you, that you still remember where your roots are and that those wings will always guide you safely home.