We just got back from a little summer holiday in the Dordogne region of France. It was a lovely holiday and it is always nice to have some time away. I have to admit though, I do mourn the days when a holiday meant lying on a sun lounger with a book and a cocktail… Continue reading The reality of a holiday with a toddler
I have just got home after 5 and a half hours in the car with my 20 month old daughter. When I say 5 and a half hours I really mean 5 and a half hours. That doesn't include the breaks! I am pretty proud to say that she didn't shed a single tear and… Continue reading Surviving long car journeys with a toddler
Before I started this blog I used to write a blog about travelling, namely our travels in Cambodia and Vietnam. I am by no means suggestions that we were seasoned travellers but we were very enthusiastic holiday makers. Sadly, we haven't travelled much since having Zara which is something I really want to change. We… Continue reading A little trip to Cornwall
After an emotional couple of days in the capital we were looking forward to a bit of relaxation in Sihanoukville, Cambodia's beach resort. The timing of this worked out perfectly as we headed to Sihanouk during the Khmer New Year. This meant everywhere was a lot busier so we had to be a bit more… Continue reading Sihanoukville…Serendipity Beach
Despite my absolute undying love for Siem Reap we had to move on so we boarded our minivan to make the 7 hour trip to Phnom Penh. Unfortunately this journey in an overcrowded, poorly air conditioned minivan on bumpy dusty...roads (roads is quite a generous term for the tracks we drove down) with a mad… Continue reading Phnom Penh…mixed emotions.