Udawale Sri Lanka safari with a 2, 5 and 7 year old If you are looking for the bare facts about visiting Udawale for a Sri Lanka safari and don't want to read about our experience (I recommend you do, of course) scroll down to the bottom of this post for the Fact Box. Hey lovely people. We are . . .
Hey friends. I've recently got a fair few requests for more personal posts, stories, real-life-with-travelling-kids kinda stuff, and I just LOVE to make y'all happy, so here you are. A day in the life of our full time travelling family. A real day, in a real family, in real life. Firstly, it is . . .
A short one today. Yesterday after a morning spent working, I walked into a hot yoga studio. Except it wasn't, it was our hotel room, with five people in it, radiating heat under a lethargic slow-spinning fan. The kids were lounging around, fiddling with Lego and watching something about Grandma . . .
Hey everyone! A post about the other side of travel today. There are so many amazing and wonderful things about full time travel- we have had incredible experiences and loads of fun, met amazing people and seen awesome things. But there are also times when everything seems to go wrong, and it . . .
Hey friends! I was messing around with Haikus the other evening, and wrote a little series of adventure poems about our travel experience. I love Haikus- the weird lil' stanzas of five, seven and five syllables- and they really suit the individual moments that make up a longer travel experience, and . . .
Full time travel with kids: Day to day life Hey friends! I thought I'd write a little post about what our day-to-day nomadic lifestyle looks like. Although the country-hopping and absence of school are very different compared to most families with young children (ours are 6, 5 and 2) there are some . . .
Nomad travel: Another kind of baggage Hello friends! Today was one of those days that was equally weighted to go really well, or absolutely down the bog. We’d decided to carve time out of the diary to head to Mirissa, which was supposed to be our first stop in Sri Lanka (find out about how we got . . .
Flights from hell: Our horrendous journey from Thailand to Sri Lanka Flights from hell on Christmas Eve Flights from hell: Hello from Sri Lanka! Our full time travelling family has hopped across the Indian Ocean from Thailand to this little emerald tear-drop just underneath India. We had, . . .
Christmas on the dump, Thailand Hey lovelies. As you know, we've been staying in a town on the Thai-Burma border for the past couple of weeks. We've been visiting a charity that rescues children from trafficking; as there is a huge population of displaced, impoverished and minority peoples in . . .