A train has to be one of my favourite modes of travel. Perhaps not battling for breathing space on the tube, but relaxing in comfort on a long distance train is hard to beat in my book. Travelling across an international border by train takes things to a higher level. It's quite a few years... Continue Reading →
Summer in Seattle
I’m not sure why you’d want your dinner to be chucked through the air, but a large crowd was baying for more fish flinging. We’d arrived at Pike’s Place Market and stumbled upon the fish counter. Huge specimens of fresh fish were in the process of being hurled, from the front of stage fish monger,... Continue Reading →
Back To Reality
Around four months into our new life of not working, we’ve made the decision to come back to reality after six months of travelling. This is shorter than the full year we’d originally planned. Before embarking on a year away, the kids were worried about missing school, missing their friends, and not having enough toys... Continue Reading →
Crossing the Pacific from Australia to the USA, it would have seemed a shame not to drop into Hawaii for a spot of beach time. I’d booked our flight to Hawaii before we left the UK, because you need an exit flight confirmed in order to enter Australia. I don’t understand this rule, since if... Continue Reading →
What Is The Largest Living Thing On Earth?
Not long after dropping back our RV in Cairns, we were enjoying a pizza at a lovely Italian restaurant in Trinity Beach, our new home for the week. Trinity Beach was a good location for a family break, within 15 minutes drive of Cairns and on the road up to Port Douglas. Snorkeling On The... Continue Reading →