Eating out is such a treat: no cooking, no dishes, lots of choice. Eating out with kids is a lovely family bonding opportunity, giving a chance to be able to just enjoy each other's company...I'm not talking fast food restaurant, though that does still have a treat element for most of us. Going to a nice restaurant with the kids, however, can be stressful. No one wants … [Read more...] about 9 tips for Eating Out with Kids
I return to the hostel, to my dorm room shared with 5 others, after walking about 10K, exhausted! The large neon lights are on, flooding the airy room with plenty of light and the room is deserted. "Hmmm", I grumble to myself about my roommates not locking the door when they leave. I'm so looking forward to going to bed, a bed I'm grateful to have nabbed that morning, a … [Read more...] about Is a Hostel for a 40 plus, Lone Female?
As we pulled upto our hotel, the Renaissance Resort in Oranjestad, Aruba the utter disappointment I felt was hard to cloak! I wanted the Caribbean dream: a resort on a white sandy beach with turquoise waters. Even as the lovely Rose-Ann was checking me in telling me about the lovely room I had and the facilities of the hotel, I was slightly phased out. All I could think was: … [Read more...] about Aruba- What’s the Renaissance Resort really like?
For months I tried to pack and sort our lives while Dadonthebrink worked away during the week and some weekends. I found it impossible. I was tired and found lots of excuses to procrastinate due to my reluctance to move. The whole situation wasn't helped by my slower than expected recovery from my op and then my dad being taken seriously ill for weeks. It all just piled … [Read more...] about Moving to Sweden from the UK: Our moving logistics were a bit nuts :-D
Is it really more fun in the Philippines? Well, that's certainly what I got to experience last week high above London. What better way to showcase all your country has to offer, than secure one of the best venues in London- Searcy’s at The Gherkin- and put on the party of all parties: invite dignitaries, movers and shakers and get the party going with an amazing MC, … [Read more...] about It’s more fun in the Philippines