Tag Archives: travel blog

What to expect snorkelling with whale sharks

When we were given an opportunity to assist with researching whale sharks we seized it with both hands and headed for La Paz in Mexico’s Baja California South.  We were all so excited to swim with these elegant beasts and we couldn’t wait to jump into the sea of Cortez to meet them. This is…

Head to Ayutthaya Thailand & Boycott Bangkok

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 love to book and use local guides; those people who can give us inside knowledge into what it’s like to really live and work there. If you want to explore Ayutthaya…

Kids Cooking Lesson at Sompong Cooking School

The moment I mentioned cooking classes to the kids, they were hugely excited. You can imagine their utter joy, delight and excitement when I received an email from Sompong Cooking School welcoming us to join them. This was our experience and this is how you can book a lesson there too. How did I choose…

A photo tour around Slimbridge Wetland Centre with kids

Whilst we were staying on a narrow boat on Gloucester’s canals, we took a day trip to the Slimbridge Wetland Centre. It is one of the only places in the world where you can see all five species of flamingos. Having spent a month on Sardinia chasing these pesky creatures to little avail, I was…

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