After a bit of a hiatus due to a busy work schedule, I am back on the  blog. We are off to Barcelona for a week, so a new travel post should be ready shortly. In the meantime, here is a re-post of a guest blog I did for the lovely people over at Quality Hunters about air-travel. […]

Sri Lanka completely won us over, during a long weekend on the southwest coast; and in off-season August it felt like a secret gem, just for us. We had decided to go extremely last minute, to the point where our research consisted of a Facebook shout-out for recommendations, whilst we were at the airport about […]

Pre-child, I firmly belonged to the group of people just about tolerating children on flights, as long as they were quiet, not kicking the back of my seat and free of unpleasant smells. Of course, this all changed when we had E. Suddenly we experienced first hand, the air of apprehension, the glares and at […]

We weren’t sure if we were completely bonkers going for a Ha Long Bay cruise during a visit to Hanoi, with our 8-month old. The four hour drive there and back, should have been enough to put us off. However, with its sheer beauty and drama Ha Long Bay turned out to be one of […]

When E turned one, we decided on a long weekend in Nikoi as part of the celebrations. It was one of the rare occasions, when we actually planned ahead. There are just 15 beach huts (1-3 bedrooms) on this beautiful little island; so booking well in advance is a must. With space for around 42 […]

Landing in Singapore exactly nine months prior to the arrival of baby boy E, we were unable to travel as much as we had hoped, for obvious reasons, during the first part of our stay in the island state. So 2 months after E’s birth, when the first and no doubt the worst of our ‘new […]

When E was born, we decided not to let the addition of a baby stop us from travelling. Having been grounded for half of my pregnancy due to complications, it seemed the right time for us to make the most of our brief stint in Southeast Asia. True to our pre-child travelling habits, we left […]

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