rice fields in Bali

2019 Travel Plans – where I am going & where I would like to go

2019 has only just started, and already my plans for the year are beginning to come together. I am going to try to be more spontaneous and not book too far in advance this year so that I can take advantage of any last minute opportunities that come along. Although I really enjoy housesitting, I…

Seven Mile Beach Cayman Islands 2018

Review of 2018 – not quite what I planned!

As we start into the new year of 2019, it is a chance to review the year past and wow, what a year 2018 was!  Not all the plans I made at the beginning of the year came to fruition. Trips were cancelled, changed at the last minute, it turned out quite different to how to…

The Bloggers Retreat

Bloggers’ Retreat with The Travel Hack and the Twins That Travel

As I drove down to Somerset earlier this year, I mentally went through the list of bloggers that I would be joining on the first-ever Bloggers’ Retreat. Bloggers I followed, I looked up to and wanted to emulate would be there, learning with me. And here was me, in my first six months of blogging,…

Treehouse at Rolands Garden Guest House

Review: A night in the Treehouse at Roland’s Garden Guesthouse, Guanaja

Imagine falling asleep to the sound of the trees gently swaying in the breeze, cicadas chirping and the occasional armadillo snuffling through the undergrowth below. The sound of birds and dappled sunlight gently waking you up in the morning. This is how we spent a blissful night in the new Treehouse at Roland’s Garden Guesthouse…

Danielle and Me with our bread baking

Baking Bread with Danielle Ellis from Severn Bites

I have made bread before….. okay I have used a packet mix and it was passable, but it did not inspire me to make more. Danielle Ellis from Severn Bites challenged me to learn how to make bread from scratch and as she is a professionally trained bread baker, who better to teach me? Armed…