The 5 best things about Sri Lanka Hello from Kandy, in the central hills of Sri Lanka. We’ve been on the island for 8 weeks, mainly exploring the coast before we headed inland for more adventures. Sri Lanka has been a lot more of a challenge for our full time travelling family than Bali or . . .
Bali animals: The most dangerous animals in Bali Updated post: For those of you looking for information on which animals you need to be aware of in Bali, the simple answer is the following: Don't touch stray animals as there is a rabies issue with stray dogs. There are sometimes jellyfish . . .
Digital nomad blog: Why travel is not the opposite of consumerism Digital nomad blog: Is travel really different to materialism? (Before you dive in, have a nosey at our post on ‘why we’re not chasing our dream lifestyle’ for my thoughts on this as we set up our digital nomad blog before we . . .
How to deal with temper tantrums: A guide How to deal with temper tantrums using respectful communication Inspired by a thread that came up in a travelling parents forum the other day about how to deal with temper tantrums, I thought I’d address how we deal with the kids' big emotions when we are . . .
When do kids start reading? Our wonderful experience with 'unschooling reading'. Unschooling reading: Our story When do kids start reading? That depends. Our close friends and family know that we’re massive hippies and that our kids don’t go to school, and that we follow a philosophy called . . .
Saying 'No' to our dream lifestyle Top o' the morning to ya, lovelies. We are eight short weeks away from leaving London for the start of our round the world trip, heading to Singapore as our first stop. We're excited and very much looking forward to seeing what adventures await us. I've been . . .
5 things to remember about the reality of Instagram Ok, let's #bereal. Instagram is where a lot of us spend a fair bit of time, scrolling through pictures, uploading our favourite snaps and accidentally clicking on one cool-looking account, and then another, and then another. It can be a total . . .
Recommended screen time: Why we've got it all wrong What if there were NO limits to recommended screen time? There seems to be an increasing number of memes, Facebook posts and articles going around at the moment about recommended screen time, often demonising digital devices. These snippets . . .
Why living with less makes us richer Growing up in western society, particularly in London, can give one a very particular view of the world. We are taught from a very young age- through the media, sometimes by our families and by those around us- that our lives are supposed to have a fairly . . .
How my kidney problem affects my life In amongst all of the joy of having three lovely girls, of home educating and of planning for our round the world trip, are some darker moments and times where life just doesn't seem to be playing ball. Something I have struggled with for over half of my life . . .