Top 59 Valentine’s Day Travel Destinations – A Parents’ Wishlist

Top 59 Valentine’s Day Travel Destinations – A Parents’ Wishlist ~ This post contains affiliate links. Click here to read my full disclosure policy ~ Parents are people who fantasize about holidays where we are always allowed to eat our own dinner. We imagine that not looking like a pack mule in the airport could […]

To My Blogging Friends in the States!

To My Blogging Friends in the States! Our Great Eastern USA Road Trip 2018 – Log 1 Dear USA Bloggers Who Know Me We are coming over to visit in July/August – all six of us (couldn’t leave our four kiddies behind). I realised I have made a number of friends here on WordPress, wouldn’t […]

On holidays the camera never lies, but the photographer sometimes does.

On holidays the camera never lies, but the photographer sometimes does. Once again this year I carefully selected my favourite photographs of our holiday to showcase on Facebook. Funnily enough I didn’t take any pictures of the less than memorable moments, and like any family holiday, there were quite a lot of them. Our recent […]

If Chaos is your Thing, I'd recommend flying via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is small. You arrive downstairs, walk a tiny bit and go up an escalator to upstairs. from whence you depart through a rustic little security zone. Here the roller belts are narrow so that bags tend to fall off the sides, staff randomly heap piles of trays up on the floor […]

26 South African sights you will NEVER see in Ireland.

That’s right, you will never see these scenes in Ireland (unless you look at my photographs), because these are all typical sites you would find in South Africa. Some of these are so normal to South Africans, it has taken me thirteen years of living in Ireland to realise these are not normal features for […]