We are currently travelling home from our first ever caravan adventure and in spite of the miserable old weather, we absolutely loved it! In my eagerness to share this with you, I’m typing this on my phone as we trundle along the highways of Ireland. We have had our caravan… Read More »Caravanism – we’ve converted.
Self Catering and Historic Charm in the Heart of Oxford UK Between Christmas and New Year in 2017 we went away to the beautiful city of Oxford in the UK for two nights and stayed in the remarkable Folly Bridge House. Overflowing with historic charm, Folly Bridge House consists of… Read More »Self Catering and Historic Charm in the Heart of Oxford UK
Are we there yet? (Activities for the car) Do you remember those long boring car journeys as a kid with one of your siblings (never yourself) pestering your parents with that universal question “Are we there yet?” It was tough to be a child in those days. The only in-car… Read More »Are we there yet? (Activities for the car)
9 Pitfalls to Avoid when Camping as a Family. Because I care for your mental health. Over the years we have been camping as a family in all sorts of places, from the baking heat of the Pilanesberg in South Africa, or the Vendée region of France (see header image),… Read More »9 Pitfalls to Avoid when Camping as a Family. Because I care for your mental health.
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
When was the last time you saw a kid with their head in their hands bemoaning the holiday budget or the struggle to find affordable online flights? I haven’t, ever, they seem immune to the worries that their parents have prior to and even during travelling. Which is lovely actually,… Read More »I ask my kids some questions about our USA Road Trip
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