When I say Australia, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Okay, kangaroos. But how about the second? Oh, all right, the Outback. But after that? Vegemite? Really? Never mind. My point is that the Great Barrier Reef figures prominently in everyone’s idea of Australia. So of course, we had to go see it ourselves! Continue reading
There are more layers in Bali than in a hen house. There’s the idyllic island life of magazine spreads, and then there’s a whole pile of other stuff.
Ubud had been recommended as a great place to relax and indeed it was, but it’s not the place to let down your guard. Continue reading
Bali! The name alone conjures images of white sandy beaches, verdant rice terraces, and graceful dancers decorated in gold. From the Families on the Move Facebook group, we had heard so much about Bali and, more specifically, about Ubud – a mecca where people regularly come for a week and stay for two months. Looking to find a place to sit in one place for a couple of weeks, how could we resist? Continue reading
Isn’t it great being a kid? Your parents are there for you to cook some of the greatest meals known! All of your favorite dishes are at their fingertips and, by extension, yours. Or at least, they WERE. Continue reading
Street art. When it’s done right, a place can come alive. And in George Town, Malaysia, it was like walking through a comic book. Only instead of turning the pages, you turn the corner. Continue reading
Back from Sapa, we had a couple of days in Hanoi before heading down to Cat Ba Island for cruising around Ha Long Bay. Just long enough to sign up for a free walking tour and become stars on Vietnam TV. Continue reading
There is amazing beauty in rural Vietnam, from the spectacular views over terraced rice fields to the warmth and open hearts of the people. Continue reading