Feb 21, 2013 Ambergris Caye, Belize
Ever met someone on holiday that convinces you to do a tour? You actually know nothing about the tour, but your husband wants to go because it’s Mayan ruins and that has to end well, right? Next time do your research or you too could be on a 6-hour journe…
Feb 17, 2013 Ambergris Caye, Belize
She had to pee. It was a 90-minute speedboat ride with at least 40 other people on board. There is no toilet. There is no stopping. We are 15 minutes from shore. She had to pee. She now was screaming and crying and drawing the attention of the crowd. She …
Feb 4, 2013 Mexico
I will always fondly remember Cozumel. And not because of the several things that went wrong, but because of the lunch we shared margaritas with the hilarious Americans.
Jan 23, 2013 Northeast, USA
14 days road tripping through the US was fabulous. You can leave when you want, stay when you want, there is no crazy security quips like “you can’t take water with you”, or “that’s considered a weapon”, or “please take off your shoes and walk through slo…
Jan 4, 2013 Northeast, USA
New York subways are many things, murderous hellholes is not one of them. They are dirty. They are noisy. They are loud. They are mostly stairs with few elevators making the journey down into them (with a pram) an adventure and a half....
Dec 20, 2012 Southwest, USA
Leaving Las Vegas was a lot harder than getting in, which is surprising considering the amount of border crossing security we saw in San Diego. And I thought Australia was bad.
Dec 12, 2012 Southwest, USA
Standing on the precipice with the wind tearing at my hair looking down thousands of feet into the grandest canyon of them all you can’t help but imagine its origins. My heart starts racing, the wind is pushing me back from the edge, which in the back of …
Why You Should Rethink the Google Map That Says it’s 6 Hours from San Diego to Palm Springs to Joshua Tree to Vegas
Dec 11, 2012 Southwest, USA
Soon we were driving in pitch black. There were no street lamps and no cars on the road. We drove like this for nearly 4 hours before we saw the eerie glow of Vegas' neon garb on the horizon. Join our 10+ hour road trip from San Diego to Vegas, via Palm S…
Dec 1, 2012 Southwest, USA
With Josh still in Portland for business our third day got off to a rough start. A friend from Australia was visiting and we wanted to meet up. It never happened. We missed him by a few hours Why? As I was getting the kids dressed I started to brush Mia’s…
Nov 30, 2012 Southwest, USA
How did we do it? Nearly 48 hours of travel to get from Chiang Mai, Thailand to Los Angeles, USA. Including a not so pleasant stop over in Shanghai, China. You will also find our arrival in LA with shock to the system prices and our new home in Hollywood.…
Nov 28, 2012 Thailand
During our stay in Chiang Mai we hung out lots with friends and also managed the occasionally family activity as well. Here’s a brief overview of some of the shenanigans that we got up to.
Nov 22, 2012 Thailand
Transport from the airport, where we stayed, where we ate. The practical things about Chiang Mai.
Nov 22, 2012 Penang, Malaysia
Leaving a country or city is always a mission and Penang was no different. In fact it had its fair share of challenges. But, as always we overcame those challenges and it feels good. What are your biggest travel challenges?
Nov 13, 2012 Johor, Malaysia
If you are thinking of staying for a night or two in Johor to hit up Legoland & Hello Kitty then we have found the place for you. Here's a few words about the place we stayed in during our recent trip to Johor
Nov 4, 2012 Ipoh, Malaysia
Our verdict? Loved it! Perfect age for our kids. There was just the right amount of amusement rides and a great petting zoo. But all of that pales to the water play area for my children and they are still asking if we are going back today. Mia even aske…
Nov 1, 2012 Ipoh, Malaysia
Read about our stay at the Lost World Hotel, our tour of the theme park and the best massage of my life. You probably won't want to miss the story of my son removing his clothes and bolting for the 50 foot lake before we could blink also.
Sep 25, 2012 Penang, Malaysia
You know when you just know someone. You met them and already you are talking 100 miles an hour, laughing and there’s that connection that while you may have just met, it had to have been destiny, ordained, planned, because that person completes you. I’m …
Sep 22, 2012 Penang, Malaysia
Information on our place of residence in Penang, where we hired a car for a steal & our favourite place to eat. It's the simple things you need to know.
Sep 20, 2012 Thailand
Here is a compact wrap up of our Bangkok trip. Including 10 things to do with toddlers in Bangkok, 5 must-eat foods in Bangkok, 4 things for kid free adults to do in Bangkok, 3 things to remember for Bangkok transport, 2 things not to do in Bangkok and 1 …