Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park is our new favourite place in Vietnam. We’ve backpacked through Vietnam several times in the past, the first time in 2003. Back then, Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park had only just been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But we hadn’t heard of it and tourists were, Read More
We love Asia and so do our kids. Asia is different to our home in the UK. The culture, the food, the people, the transport, the climate, the language. So much for your kids to learn and experience. Travelling or holidaying in Asia with kids is a fantastic adventure, one that will stay with them, Read More
The incredible temples of Bagan are just one of the many highlights of Myanmar in South East Asia. We had planned on spending a couple of days here, but we were having such a good time that we ended up staying for a week. The Bagan temples are a not-to-be-missed destination in Myanmar and, Read More
We’ve been joking about buying a boat, filling it fun of gin and sailing around the world for years, even before our kids were born. It was such a ridiculous dream that neither of us actually meant it. So guess what we’re going to do next….. We don’t have a boat and we don’t, Read More
There are a few awesome adventures to be had when visiting Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo, and jungle kayaking in Kuching is one of them. It’s a full-on day trip from the city that gets you out into the jungle. You can find a video of our day on the water below.
A short walk through the streets of Bangkok during the madness of Songkran. Fantastic fun! Iced water makes you scream when you are not expecting it!
8 easy steps to saving enough money to drop everything and travel the world We had already been saving money to take our sons (aged 9 and 11) on overseas family backpacking adventures. But when we decided to drop everything and travel around Asia for a year, we had to turn our money, Read More
We’re going home After travelling through nine countries over almost eleven months with our two kids, we are sitting in the dark on our 22nd and final flight of our year-long Asian backpacking family adventure, bound for Heathrow, London. It’s 3.30am London time but 11.30am Sydney time. My body is fully aware that it’s, Read More
Zebra Rock Mine and Campground is a fantastic family owned campsite, run by Australians Kim and Ruth with their daughter Opal. It’s the only place in the world that you can see the unique 1.3 billion year old zebra rock in the ground, and the only working zebra rock mine. Only a couple of, Read More
Whether we were driving in Bruce or tramping through the outback, we got to have a pretty good look around the Kimberly. But it’s always good to get a different perspective on a place and, as budgetary concerns had been left in Asia, we grabbed the opportunities presented to try something new. Horses and, Read More