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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BELIZE

Belize is an incredible destination that is most certainly going to explode with tourists very soon. For now, it remains relatively untouched with only 250,000 visitors per year. We visited four districts in the country. The variety of experiences are endless. Lush jungles, rain forests, aqua blue water with white sand beaches and some of [...]

By | 2017-10-29T23:52:49+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Belize|15 Comments

COTTON TREE LODGE BELIZE

When I told locals that I was going to be visiting the Punta Gorda area, they all looked at me wondering, why? They told me it was boring and I shouldn't bother. It seems the entire district of Toledo is unexplored territory. It's an off the beaten track destination in the heart of traditional communities. [...]

By | 2017-10-24T04:13:01+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Belize|0 Comments

WHAT BELIZEAN DREAMS ARE MADE OF

We have been in Belize for over two weeks and made our second to last stop in the village of Hopkins. It's a very small town that had a strong Garifuna influence. Thats one thing that surprised me about Belize, there are so many different ethnic influences throughout the country. It made it really interesting! [...]

By | 2017-10-21T19:10:19+00:00 October 21st, 2017|Belize|0 Comments

WHAT DID WE BRING WITH US FOR A YEAR?

WHAT DID WE BRING WITH US FOR A YEAR? When we tell people we are on a family gap year, they always ask us about our luggage. How did you pack? What did you bring? How did you decide what to take? Predictable questions because everyone wants to know how its possible. Let me tell [...]

By | 2017-10-31T01:00:44+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Travel Tips|3 Comments

A FLIPBOOK GIFT FOR MUM ON HER 60TH BIRTHDAY

When we decided to travel for year whilst I am on maternity leave, I was sad knowing I will miss special family events. Likewise, I felt for our families missing out on seeing the kids, especially as Quinn is so young and will change so much over the next year. My mum's 60th birthday is [...]

By | 2017-10-23T14:42:11+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Travel Tips|1 Comment

PORTOFINO BEACH RESORT, BELIZE

When we were researching Belize, we wanted to ensure we had a mix of experiences, especially as there is so much on offer. As we were arriving in Belize City and finishing our trip at the most southerly point of the country, it was obvious to start on the islands. We heard a lot about [...]

By | 2017-10-13T03:42:15+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Belize|2 Comments

48 HOURS IN LA

After our epic trip along the entire west coast of America, our final stop was 48 hours in LA! In truth, we were exhausted and needing a rest so we wanted to be close enough to things so we could stroll out and have a look without too much hassle. The obvious choice was to [...]

By | 2017-10-13T00:20:36+00:00 October 13th, 2017|USA|0 Comments

CHOOSING NATURAL PRODUCTS ON THE GO FOR BABY

Natural products are becoming the first choice for many parents nowadays. More and more information is surfacing about the harmful effects of ingredients such as parabens, surfactants and emulsifiers. Being a full time nomadic family with a four month old in tow, we want to avoid convenience but instead choose products that are good for [...]

By | 2017-10-13T00:28:36+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Travel Tips|0 Comments

FORMULA FEEDING TRAVEL TIPS

I'm a strong proponent of fed is best but boy does being a formula feeding mama complicate things when you are traveling. Formula feeding adds on a whole extra layer of equipment and logistics to think about and was arguably one of the things I stressed about the most before we started traveling with our little lady. This [...]

By | 2017-10-12T04:02:59+00:00 October 12th, 2017|community, Travel Tips|5 Comments

THE ULTIMATE ROAD TRIP ON HIGHWAY 101

We hadn't intentionally planned to drive, the never ending, highway 101, from top to bottom! Although, somehow on our epic road trip from Seattle to Los Angeles, we seemed to be on it the majority of the time. Highway 101 winds around incredible national parks, through giant redwoods, next to scenic coastline, past towns and [...]

By | 2017-10-10T16:48:17+00:00 October 10th, 2017|USA|2 Comments