Apr 27, 2016 Reflections
As we have travelled around the world over the last 4 years we’ve realized that people are kinder than we often give them credit for. Our reliance on complete strangers and people we haven’t met (in person) has blossomed since our nomadic travels started …
Nov 23, 2015 Reflections
How can another English-speaking country be so different? Like Santa, I’ve been keeping a list of naughty, nice and weird things that may freak out fellow Australians. Hopefully this cultural education can prevent other Aussies from looking like fools or …
Jun 30, 2015 Reflections
There are several questions I get asked on a daily basis. So here, just for you, is a list of our top 10 questions and the answers.
May 14, 2015 Reflections
My husband adores massages and there are not many days that go by in Bali where he is not off searching for his next $5 full body massage. I rarely go. Give me a pedicure or some foot reflexology, but I tend to avoid the full body massage. Is it a matter …
May 12, 2015 Reflections
What’s it really like travelling the world as a family? And in particular, what are the biggest challenges? Find out how we face and overcome those - and more importantly, how it turns out they don’t really matter anyway.
May 6, 2015 Highlights
Today marks 3 years from the time we left Perth, Australia to embark on our crazy nomadic journey around the world. Little did I know that day what would unfold over the following 1095 days. Too much to tell in 1 story (well, that’s what this blog is for …
Feb 7, 2015 Reflections
As part of a competition by Thomas Cook, I've compiled my favourite photos that encapsulate the 4 elements: earth, air, fire, water. Which one is your favourite?
Jan 26, 2015 Highlights
2014 turned out a lot different than our initial plan, but it was an exciting year visiting places we never imagined we’d see. We travelled over 70,000kms and 26 countries in just 12 months. Phew! Let’s take a look at some of the highlights.
Jan 12, 2015 Reflections
Recently on our Facebook page I was asked: How does a travel blogger like you celebrate a birthday? What a great question! And not only for birthdays, but anniversaries and milestones? I mean when you travel the world every day what do these things look l…
Oct 11, 2014 Travel Tips
When was the last time you went on holiday? The last time you walked a beach bare foot, lay in the sun and let the waves heal your soul? When was the last time you didn’t ask your kids to hurry up or had a relaxing lunch with your husband?
Sep 23, 2014 Reflections
You expect quirks when you go to Asia. As an Australian you are even ready for the strange nuances of the Americans what with tipping and accents and driving on the wrong side of the road. But I wasn’t ready for these things in Europe. These 3 strange…
Apr 2, 2014 Reflections
When we left Perth, Australia in May 2012 little did we know how long we would be gone for. After what has felt like a real vacation we are finally solidifying our plans for 2014. We leave Perth on 15th April 2014 returning to the unknown. Sensibly, we ha…
Mar 25, 2014 Travel Tips
This is a question I get asked a lot. As we frantically prepare to set off on the next gripping leg of our journey I realise that it isn’t so easy for most people to get up and leave.
Dec 31, 2013 Reflections
I’ve been in Israel for a few weeks looking after family here while Erin, Mia and Caius have remained in Australia. It’s been tough since I miss them terribly, but I’ve also discovered 5 perks of solo travel.
Dec 30, 2013 Reflections
Recently I wrote an article about my 5 Survival Tips since Josh's absence. And while it sometimes feels like single mums are in survival mode there has certainly been some perks I have discovered.
Dec 29, 2013 Reflections
My soul mate has left me (who know's for how long). And I want to applaud the single mums. So how am I surviving my dramatic thrust into single mum-hood, my parenting challenge?
Dec 22, 2013 Highlights
So we are back in Australia. Where it all started. And perhaps you are curious where we went in the last 574 days or 1 year, 6 months and 25 days. Here is a list of countries we visited.
Nov 23, 2013 Reflections
As of December 5th it will have been 19 months since we left Australia and started travelling the world, 574 days, 1 year 6 months and 25 days. And now we are heading back. Am I excited? Absolutely. Am I terrified? Definitely.