Aruba, the Happy Island, is in the Caribbean just off the coast of Venezuela. This island a perfect all-year-round family destination, with almost guaranteed sunshine and is outside of the hurricane corridor. Despite it being small it offers plenty to do and lots of ways to relax. It's no wonder it has an astonishingly high number of its guests return again and again! Most … [Read more...] about 10 Awesome Holiday Tips … for Aruba
This winter we decided to take our first family wintersport holiday. Super exciting! (After spending a month editing the ski issue of Inspireroo magazine I desperately wanted to go snowboarding! ) Scouring the web for ski lodges to rent for a last minute getaway after Christmas, I happened upon one in the Sälen region at Kläppen Ski Resort. It looked good on the website, … [Read more...] about Family Ski and Snowboarding Experience at Kläppen Ski Resort, Sweden
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?
Sorry, this is one of those posts that I'm writing because what I learned is totally fascinating to me and hope you, my dear reader enjoys reading the quirky facts. So ITB Berlin, hoping to miss the morning rush hour, I arrived early this morning. It gave me a chance to wander around in quiet exhibition halls. By chance, I got chatting to one of stand designers, Brett, who … [Read more...] about The secrets behind an ITB trade stand for Qatar airlines
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