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  • Seeing rhino in the wild

    Tweet Yesterday I told you about looking for elephants in Africa and the overwhelming need for conservation; with rhino the situation is even more desperate. In fact the last time I was in Africa, in the…

    November 11, 2016
  • Swim Safe this summer

    Tweet Summer holidays are a fantastic opportunity to go swimming with your kids or to teach them how to swim safely, and that’s why I’m pleased to support the ABTA Swim Safe campaign. In fact, I…

    July 18, 2016
  • Travelling to Barcelona

    Tweet So, my love affair with the wonderful Spanish city of Barcelona continues. I’m going back there in a few weeks and I can’t wait – just the thought of exploring a bit more…

    April 15, 2016
  • Our Walt Disney World adventure

    Tweet Travelling with teenagers is not like travelling with small children: they are much more independent, they are even more strong-willed, they are basically vampires (they sleep most of the day, then they wake and want…

    February 23, 2016
  • Be an ABTA earlybird to get a great holiday deal

    Tweet I can’t tell you how much I’m looking forward to flying to Orlando on Saturday – the thought of getting out of this dismal cold weather and soaking up that Florida sunshine is the…

    January 18, 2016
  • My 2016 travel wishlist

    Tweet I know, I know it’s been a while since I blogged; but I spent late November/early December in Asia (more on that story later) and then what with work and Christmas, well, I…

    January 11, 2016
  • Our Quantum of the Seas Asia cruise

    Tweet Apologies for the short break  – The Mum Blog has been having a little makeover to make it slightly more sophisticated *cough*. I hope you like it 😉 So, I’ve told you about…

    September 28, 2015
  • Hanging out in Fukuoka Japan

    Tweet The second port of call on our Asia cruise was Fukuoka (which to No 1 Son’s annoyance I kept mispronouncing). After our trip to Nagasaki we were in the mood for experiencing as…

    August 26, 2015
  • Visiting Nagasaki

    Tweet The first port of call on our cruise on Quantum of the Seas from Shanghai was Nagasaki, Japan, and we were there on August 10 – the day after the 70th anniversary of…

    August 25, 2015
  • Exploring Shanghai China

    Tweet After our supremely comfortable Virgin Atlantic flights to Shanghai both No 1 Son and I were WIDE AWAKE and fuelled by nonstop food, drinks and movies; we hadn’t slept at all, and arriving…

    August 24, 2015