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Self-guided 4 day family cycling trip along the Danube river in Austria

Self-guided 4 day family cycling trip along the Danube river in Austria

A multi-day cycling trip was one adventure I really wanted to do this year. Despite being a keen cyclist, I have never done any cycle touring and thought it would be fun to do a cycling trip as a family. We all like riding bikes and we bought second-hand bikes for our campervan trip around…

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Rivers, lakes and mountains in Slovenia

Rivers, lakes and mountains in Slovenia

In August we decided to head south to explore the rivers, lakes and mountains in Slovenia. We spent 10 amazing days exploring Triglav National Park, Slovenia’s only national park, located in the north west of the country. The star attraction is of course Mt Triglav, Slovenia’s highest peak at 2864 metres. We made our way…

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Our Top 5 to date on our trip around the world

Our Top 5 to date on our trip around the world

In July we reached the half way point for our 12 month trip around the world. To celebrate us making it to the half way point (believe me, there have been times we didn’t think we would!) I asked everyone to come up with their “top 5”. When I reflect back on the past six…

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Montenegro in pictures

Montenegro in pictures

In July 2017 we spent a week travelling in Montenegro. Our experience there saw the country catapulted to the top of the “must visit again” list. Stunning scenery, magnificent national parks and significantly lower day to day costs contributed to a really wonderful week. We arrived in Bar, Montenegro off the car ferry from Italy¬†and…

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Four generations of family visits in Switzerland

Four generations of family visits in Switzerland

Family visit in Switzerland After spending a great week with friends in the south of France in the town of Cotignac we drove north into Switzerland. While there we caught up with long time family friends in the small village of Villigen, north west of Zurich. It is amazing to think that four generations of…

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Car ferry adventures – Spain to Montenegro

Car ferry adventures – Spain to Montenegro

After spending 6 weeks in Portugal and Spain we were keen to head over to Eastern Europe. We wanted to start exploring a little before the summer crowds descended. Our general plan for Eastern Europe is to start in the south and weave our way north. The first country on our list was Montenegro. Our…

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3 days exploring Paris

3 days exploring Paris

From chilly England to sunny France Our unplanned England adventure in May was cut short by a surprisingly efficient UK Passport Service. I had my new UK passport in my hands just 2 weeks after I submitted the application. We had been making our way over to Wales but the weather had turned so unusually…

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The adventure in Europe begins!

The adventure in Europe begins!

We have arrived in Europe We have arrived in Europe, England to be precise and super keen to commence the next leg of our adventure. First let me introduce you to our new family member. Christened “Sunny” by the kids, Sunny is a 17 year old, 7 metre Knaus Sun Traveller motorhome. Sunny has been…

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Top 5 reasons to travel to India with kids

Top 5 reasons to travel to India with kids

India was always towards the top of our list when planning our family gap year. From ancient forts to world famous monuments like the Taj Mahal and a culture so different from home, there were many reasons to visit. But should we travel to India with kids? When we spoke to people who had been…

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Surviving our first week in India

Surviving our first week in India

We have arrived in India and I can honestly say the country is unlike anywhere else in the world I have travelled. We are at the end of our second week in Northern India and it feels like we have been here far longer! I haven’t caught up completely with the blog, so below is…

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