Our Top 5 to date on our trip around the world

In July we reached the half way point for our 12 month family gap year. 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 months and look through our immense photo gallery, I realise just how many places we have visited and how many unique experiences we have had as a family. It is easy to forget this when we are managing the day to day logistics of the trip. It has been a huge 6 months.

Our favourite things

Wherever we go, people ask us what has been our favourite thing so far. It is such a difficult question to answer. Is it a country, a place, an experience, a food, the people we meet? What makes something a favourite? For me it is something or somewhere that brings back strong, happy memories.

To boil everything we have experienced down to just 5 favourites was extremely challenging. There have been so many amazing experiences so far. As you can see Harvey and I got our lists to top 6 before we gave up. Interestingly there are many crossovers between us. I hope you enjoy the photos and perhaps they will provide you with some inspiration for your next holiday!

Harvey’s top 5

Top5-6months-Harvey-England-ChelseaFC
Chelsea vs Southamptom at Stamford Bridge, England
Top5-6months-Harvey-Bosnia-Rafting
White water rafting on Tara River, Bosnia
Top5-6months-Harvey-India-Pune Cricket Test Match
India vs Australia Cricket Test Match at Pune, India
Top5-6months-Harvey-SouthAfrica-Zip Lining
Zip Lining at Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa
Top5-6months-Harvey-Japan-Myoko Skiing
Skiing at Myoko, Japan
Top5-6months-Harvey-Botswana-Safari
Self-drive safari, Botswana

 

Amelie’s top 5

Top5-6months-Amelie-Mauritius-Under-Sea-Walk
Under-Sea Walk, Mauritius
Top5-6months-Amelie-France-Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower, Paris
Top5-6months-Amelie-Zimbabwe-Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Top5-6months-Amelie-England-Stonehenge
Stonehenge, England
Top5-6months-Amelie-Botswana-Safari
Safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana

 

Rachel’s top 5

Top5-6months-Rachel-Botswana-Safari
Self-drive safari, Botswana
Top5-6months-Rachel-SouthAfrica-Robberg Peninsular
Robberg Peninsular Hike, South Africa
Top5-6months-Rachel-Montenegro-Kotor Bay
Kotor Bay, Montenegro
Top5-6months-Rachel-Japan-Myoko Snowboarding
Snowbaording at Myoko, Japan
Top5-6months-Rachel-Portugal-Quinta da Regaleira
Quinta da Regaleira, Portugal
Top5-6months-Rachel-Croatia-Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

Matt’s top 5

Top5-6months-Matt-Japan-Myoko Snowboarding
Snowbording at Myoko, Japan
Top5-6months-Matt-Portugal-Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
Top5-6months-Matt-Montenegro-Durmitor
Durmitor National Park, Montenegro
Top5-6months-Matt-Botswana-Safari
Self-drive safari, Botswana
Top5-6months-Matt-Croatia-Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.




1 thought on “Our Top 5 to date on our trip around the world”

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

shares