Travel

All’s Well that Ends Well. Our trip to Nusapenida, Bali.

Why offer to help if you don’t really want to? Now I have a daughter I like to have plans in place. I like to prepare her for what is coming next wherever possible; I no longer take the attitude: 'Oh well, if we miss the boat it's ok, let's just chill, something will come

Bicycle Tour, Hanoi, with a Four-year-Old.

On our recent trip to Vietnam, I hired a bike for the day with a child seat when in Hoi An. We had a lovely day, enjoying the breeze along the river, stopping off to look at Temples and ancient Houses. I was sold on cycling with my four-year-old. Then I went on a bicycle tour

Meeting Daddy for the First Time

I wrote this last year and was unsure about publishing, but have decided to do so one year on... After being in Malaysia for 364 days (residency rules) I was determined to travel with my then three-year-old to other parts of Southeast Asia before heading back to the U.K. I adore Vietnam and my

Have kids? Do travel! Some of my Why’s and How’s

‌I have always loved holidays. As I got older I discovered the joys of traveling and exploring new places. I remember listening to an interview on radio 4 with a mum traveling round India with her young daughter. I thought to myself "I'd like to do that, travel with my child if I have one,

Kota Kinabalu, Borneo with my Little One and friends

Daisy and I spent 5 lovely days with friends in Kota Kinabalu. We enjoyed it as it is a good base from which to see more. KK itself has a waterfront lined with restaurants from which you can see lovely sunsets, but it doesn’t smell too good. I like my friend's tip: “Go there, (to

What to Pack for Airplane-travel with a Toddler

What to pack for airplane-travel with a toddler: coming to Malaysia we were moving house: so I brought 7 bags!! I am not sure how I managed with my two-year-old, changing flights twice, but I did. I will not do it again in a hurry, mind, so here's what I would recommend for a