Category: Captures

EL Nido, Palawan

Its Neat’o Palawan has been on the bucket list for some years, we just hadn’t managed time to get there. We were time poor with only ten days inclusive of travel days to make a break for it. The trip was for Locks birthday – I wanted an escape with little travel time, and thankfully…

Read more EL Nido, Palawan

Five Star Kids Magazine

Why Morocco? I have dreamed of Morocco for so long, with dynamic fragrant food, and majestic surroundings to colourful motifs at every turn. So the opportunity to visit was a clear yes even more so with a 10 month old baby, and why not? How did La Mamounia work with a baby? Do they have…

Read more Five Star Kids Magazine

The Mauritian Paradise

I last left you in Australia, where our little family was living the van life doing the great Australian lap. While our touring in Izzie had been magical, we were itching for a tropical getaway. The opportunity presented itself after a week in Sydney celebrating the nuptials of Uncle Bush and Aunty Sezzie. Flights were…

Read more The Mauritian Paradise

Dockatot

We began our great lap of Australia in our 1962 vintage spilt screen kombi. With limited space and a baby in tow our luggage required some great thought. Every piece of clothing and every cup and saucer was thoughtfully placed. Selecting the necessary baby items from the not so necessary wasn’t all that easy for…

Read more Dockatot

My Tokyo

After 4 long years based in Tokyo, one would hope that I would have a book full of tricks to survive here…?? We live in the heart of Tokyo better known as the Minato-ku district. It’s a great spot to be. We are in close proximity to Tamachi station – Tamachi connects to both Haneda…

Read more My Tokyo

Dolomites * Italy

I am rubbish at organising surprises, probably because I loathe them myself and I get far too excited when I am trying to plan something, so then I blurt it out. I need to know what’s going on – always! But this year, I wanted to make Father’s Day special. Lock isn’t hard to please…

Read more Dolomites * Italy

Está volao – CUBA

Lock and I had huge talks about visiting Havana, intrigued about this old island. Our fascination grew more after our friends shared their experience of salsa nights and Cuban sandwiches. They recommended visiting before the tourist population grows, and already the country is opening up to foreign visitors since the embargo was lifted by Obama.…

Read more Está volao – CUBA

For The Love of Lemons

  It was time to gain our sea legs and try a new style of adventure – exploring the Mediterranean by sail! What better timing than now – during the peak of Riley’s locomotion, crawling and eager to climb. Baby overboard! We booked a bareboat charter as dad has his skipper’s licence from a few…

Read more For The Love of Lemons