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IS HOTEL INDIGO, SEMINYAK BEACH BALI FAMILY FRIENDLY?

I have to be honest, I hadn't heard of Hotel Indigo until a fellow blogger did a review of the Singapore branch. Recently opened in Bali's popular Seminyak neighbourhood, I was really keen to visit. There are only a handful of hotels that manage to combine luxury and family-friendliness, not to mention embrace and integrate [...]

By | 2018-05-08T01:49:09+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Indonesia|1 Comment

CANGGU WITH KIDS

Canggu is a popular town based on Bali's west coast. It's particularly popular amongst Australian and Kiwi tourists. The expat community is notable in the area with hip cafes, restaurants, beach clubs and so on. I have to admit there are other areas that feel a lot more like Bali, Canggu is somewhat westernised in [...]

By | 2018-05-05T02:02:47+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Indonesia|0 Comments

WHY I TOOK MY BABY ON AN ADVENTURE

WHY I TOOK MY BABY ON AN ADVENTURE ~ I have had some raised eyebrows when I tell people I left home with both of my kids, when they were just a few weeks old. Packing my house up, renting it out and selling our belongings in a postpartum daze was not so fun. Its pretty [...]

By | 2018-05-02T02:44:16+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|parenting|22 Comments

FIVE WAYS TO TRAVEL FOR FREE

Travel for free? Come off it. That seems like a ludicrous idea to most. There have been a couple of desperate moments throughout our family gap year, where we've almost had to book a flight home because of financial strain. We've travelled a lot, more extensively than what we probably should have done. I guess [...]

By | 2018-04-30T16:03:55+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Travel Tips|5 Comments

FIVE DIFFERENT THINGS TO DO IN ORLANDO

Its safe to say when most people plan a trip to Orlando, they will be bombarded with theme park options. Disney, Universal, Seaworld, you name it! Whilst they are great fun, they can also be incredibly stressful with young children, if not planned to perfection. We visited Disney recently and being complete novices, we had [...]

By | 2018-04-30T13:18:46+00:00 April 30th, 2018|USA|0 Comments

TWENTY SIGNS YOU ARE A TRAVEL ADDICT

It has been ten years since my travel obsession started. I wasn't brought up in a family where we travelled to far flung destinations on a regular basis. I am still trying to figure out where the travel addict in me has come from. Since leaving university, I have been working as a nurse in [...]

By | 2018-04-29T04:09:42+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|10 Comments

TIPS FOR TRAVELLING IN INDIA WITH KIDS

For any first-timer to India, the culture shock smacks you in the face and awakens the senses. The colours, the chaos, the noise, the smells! This is not a destination for the faint hearted so its worth considering  tips for travelling in India with kids. However, for those intrepid families who yearn for something different, [...]

By | 2018-04-28T06:29:59+00:00 April 28th, 2018|India|1 Comment

A PERSONALISED FAMILY YOGA RETREAT

After spending the last eight months travelling with our children, experiences can become a little bit 'same same'. That sounds incredibly obnoxious, I know. Unique experiences are hard to come by, the longer you travel. That was until we visited the Power of Now Oasis for a personalised family yoga retreat. In honesty, I hadn't [...]

By | 2018-05-10T14:36:32+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Indonesia|1 Comment

SOFITEL SINGAPORE SENTOSA REVIEW

The days of Singapore being used as a layover are long gone. With so many adventurous activities, eye catching sites, not to mention amazing resorts, it’s most certainly a destination in its own right. The island of Sentosa is man made and houses some of the most incredible hotels in Singapore, and places like Universal [...]

By | 2018-04-28T06:55:51+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Singapore|1 Comment

GILI TRAWANGAN WITH KIDS

We spent a little over a week on The Gili's. Starting off on Meno we spent lots of time relaxing before moving onto Gili Trawangan with kids. If ever you are dreaming of a tropical paradise, Gili Islands are just that.  Deep blue ocean, vividly separated from aqua blue water, and white sand beaches with [...]

By | 2018-04-30T02:39:09+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Indonesia|0 Comments