Children and travel

A Day at Altamont Gardens

Or, the day I didn’t lose the kids at Altamont Gardens Why is it that my kids always want to eat the picnic the minute we arrive at our destination? Even if it’s only 11:30 am and we left home 40 minutes ago, straight after they ate breakfast? Our recent… Read More »A Day at Altamont Gardens

posing in New York City

A Month Away in the USA

It’s 12:30 pm and the kids are all still asleep, which is not surprising considering that their body clocks are set 5 hours behind. Athol has bravely fought his way out from under the covers and dragged his way back to work after bringing me a cup of coffee. This… Read More »A Month Away in the USA

magnetic travel map, Ireland to USA route

One week until our USA Road Trip!

I’ve been a little bit quiet on my blog about our upcoming trip but now it’s probably time to tell you that there’s… …one week until we hit the USA! This time next week we’ll be winging our way through the air from Dublin, Ireland to Providence, Rhode Island, USA… Read More »One week until our USA Road Trip!

lion head carpet in shop

26 South African sights you will never see in Ireland.

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 scenes you would find in South Africa. Some of these are so normal to South Africans, it has taken… Read More »26 South African sights you will never see in Ireland.