Destinations

You can find all my posts about where we have been and where we are going in here! I’m gradually back filling the archives with trips that we have taken over the years and spacing that our with more recent trips as and when we take them.

Best secret islands in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos With Kids - the sun is setting in Bai Tu Long in Halong Bay. There are junk ships on the still water in the foreground and shadowy limestone rocks and islands in the background. The sky is bright orange and the tiny setting sun sets off an orange stripe in its reflection in the water.

Best secret islands in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos

Why the best secret islands in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos? I’ve wanted to visit the islands in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos with kids for such a long time. In fact, we cancelled our trip to northern Vietnam with just a day to go as the pandemic crisis escalated across the world. After much planning, we […] Read more…

Best secret islands in Thailand with kids

Why the best secret islands in Thailand? I couldn’t write a series about the best secret islands in Southeast Asia without including Thailand! We have been to Thailand twice with the kids but have been underwhelmed by dirty beaches and enormous crowds. Disappointingly, Thailand has certainly suffered from the phenomenon of over-tourism. There are still […] Read more…

Best Secret Islands in the Philippines - there is perfectly clear, turquoise water on either side of a white sandbar. There are frothy waves in teh middle. To the very edges of the image and in the distance, the sea turns a rich deep blue.

Best secret islands in the Philippines with kids

Why the best secret islands in the Philippines? Next in my series of best secret islands in Southeast Asia comes the best secret islands in the Philippines with kids. I’ve been so excited to publish this as it’s the first place in the series that we’ve never been to. I couldn’t wait to see what […] Read more…

Things To Do In Singapore With Kids - view of Marina Bay Sands hotel from next to teh Merlion, there are sailing boats with red sails in the water between us and the hotel. The sky is bright blue and there are a few clouds to the left.

21 things to do in Singapore with kids

When we told people we were moving to Singapore pretty much everyone was certain we would have a fabulous time. “There are so many things to do with kids in Singapore!” they said. “Think of the food! Think of the travel!” Things to do with kids in Singapore Right up until Covid-19 put the kibosh […] Read more…

Best Secret Islands in Indonesia - white white sand leads to turquoise water which then turns a deeper but bright blue. In the distance is another island with a thin white strip of sand and some trees and a building. In the shallows on this side, just pulled up to the beach is a red bottomed boat with white sides and a faded red roof.

Best secret islands in Indonesia with kids

Why the best secret islands in Indonesia? This best secret islands in Indonesia post is part of my best secret islands in Southeast Asia with kids series. It follows on from my last post about the best secret islands in Malaysia. Since writing this post, I’ve written about the best secret islands in the Philippines […] Read more…

Best secret islands in Malaysia with kids

Why the best secret islands in Malaysia? I’m so passionate about changing how we travel. I’m not interested, anymore, in chasing after the dream of a photo in a glossy magazine or from an Insta-perfect influencer. We’ve done that and arrived, only to find that the place is crawling with tourists. That it’s covered in […] Read more…

5 reasons to go family skiing in Niseko

You know us, Wanderlusters. We love a ski holiday and were anxiously chomping at the bit to get our kids on the slopes as soon as they were old enough. Don’t get me wrong, the first couple of years were tough with epic levels of faffing, separation anxiety, and the sheer exhaustion of learning to […] Read more…

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