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Malaysia

Oops! Looks like we haven’t written our Malay guide yet. Come back soon and we’ll have something published.

Deffrey showed us around Penang in Malaysia. Book him too!

This summer the kids and I embarked on South-East Asia. With two backpacks (and a camera bag) we dipped our toes into seven new countries in eleven weeks. Phew, what an adventure! Penang; an island in Malaysia’s north east was our second destination after Saigon, Vietnam and our first impressions were that it was very…

20 reasons to take kids to the Eden Project

We first visited The Eden Project in 2006 with our eldest daughter for her 3rd birthday. We fell in love with it, bought a year’s pass but were unable to return until this year, 2018!! Twelve years on it is more magnificent than I remember and a firm favourite with all of our kids who…

What travelling alone with kids taught me

For the last two years the world has been our oyster but what many people don’t realise is that I’ve done it mostly alone and with our three kids. You see, just over two years ago Richard got a new job and after lots of faffing around being told he could live in Malaysia or…

Frogs Heaven; It really was a paradise!

In a pretty remote part of northern Costa Rica (Horquetas) where most people visit only to go white water rafting, it might appear hard to find activities to do (click to read activities with kids in Sarapiqui) – especially in the dry season, but there’s so much more than just the river. We managed to find…

2017! Cor Blimey what a year!

We decided to have a recap on what we’d done last year and….well, what a year 2017 was for us!! Note: I actually wrote this in December 2017 but forgot to hit publish. In 2016 we had spent six months being location independent in France and two months in England, so 2017 was our first…

Boycott Bangkok, head to Ayutthaya Ancient City instead

We are always on the look out for ways to travel more meaningfully. We like culture, sustainable tourism and genuine encounters with local people. We don’t like exploitation, coach tours or tourist traps. We have discovered that we really like to book and use local guides. Those people who can give us insider knowledge into…

The red zone ghost villages of Sinabung, Sumatra

Only a handful of daredevil adventurers have been to see these ghost towns! If you want to see an erupting volcano and visit some red zone, ghost villages, then you’ll need to visit Mount Sinabung in Sumatra. Read on to see how! Where on earth is Sumatra? Sumatra is the most northerly island of Indonesia….

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