Monthly Archive: February 2013

Sign reading - 'Don't climb the pyramids.'

Top 10 Things to Do in Egypt for Kids

Egypt doesn’t necessarily spring to mind as a place to visit with children, which is weird given how scarily obsessed some kids can become with...

Mine Train Ocean Park

Ocean Park! Woot!

If there’s a better place to celebrate FINALLY scoring a Chinese visa than Ocean Park Hong Kong – at least when you’re a single mother...

Jar full of pennies.

A Few Ways to Save Up for Travel

I’ve never been any good at saving: we funded our travels by selling out my share of our house. I’m not very good at living...

Ice Skating in Beijing-13

Ice Skating in Beijing

When it comes to ice skating, like everything else, the Chinese do it differently. Very differently. And ice skating in Beijing is really something else....

View of the arrivals hall at Kunming Airport.

Welcome to China

Despite the wonderful view of the Himalayas unfurling below us, I am not particularly optimistic about the next stages of our journey. I hate flying...

Pictures of Nepal: Prayer flags over the Boudhanath Stupa.

Pictures of Nepal

I may have spent the last few posts bitching and whining about Kathmandu, but… We did, honestly, love Nepal. So here’s my favourite pictures of...