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
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.
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
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!
I remember when I was a young child my mother was rather over protective about the things we could and couldn't do - the reason why? She worked as a nurse in A&E and had always treated 'someone' who had hurt themselves on or with 'something'. Having worked in the funeral profession myself now for… Continue reading Farewell to Fear.
You cannot put a price on memories
I don't think anyone was truly surprised when I announced that I was taking my son out of school and taking a career break to go travelling for a year. Everyone knows my passion for travelling and after many, many years of dreaming and talking about it, finally everything seems to have fallen into place… Continue reading “We’re taking a GAP Year”