We had 4 weeks, no plan, just a car and the open the road, the only thing we needed to do, was to end up at Virginia Beach for the next job. Sometime in September after a wonderful time in the Galapagos Islands we landed in Atlanta airport with just an idea of a few … More 4 weeks – 22 states…road trip!
Before we left Ecuador we took a wonderful holiday to a unique Island. Half the reason I was so determined to stick it out away. The Galapagos, not only are we huge Sir David Attenborough fans (even my daughter would lie watching planet earth at 6 months,) to visit the place where Darwin discovered evolution … More The Galapagos Islands
Our apartment sat on the 12th floor of the building, it consisted of a large open plan living / kitchen space, a toilet and laundry room, a bedroom with en-suite bathroom and walk in wardrobe, the decor was modern with a homey feel. What I loved the most about living here was the huge glass … More Living in the Quito
After joining the expat facebook group, I’d made some inquiries and given notice of my trip to the ‘mums cafe’ every Tuesday, and over the next few weeks I had spent some time with 6 other mums all in similar situations each with their own story to tell. They had travelled or relocated with husbands, … More A city in the Mountains – Part 2
I was excited about our extraordinary life’s first destination. We had a smooth flight with Delta, another great airline, and landed a day later in the mountains.An unusual feeling about flying into Quito is the lack of descending, landing 2800m above sea level will do that to you. As we stepped out of the airport … More A city in the Mountains
After a year of just visiting dad we decided when our daughter turned one we would take the big leap and follow dad around the world. It would no longer be a holiday it would be our new way of life.I always kept in my head that home is just a phone call away and … More Our first BIG move
Our trip to Mexico is one I will never forget.. For us the journey started the week before with packing.. the dreaded packing that is not so easy to do with a baby emptying the case as your filling it. Because I so desperately try to be organised I always start planning early, although our … More Mexico
Every parent around the world knows the joys of parenthood, and alot of people live just like us. Dad works abroad in many different countries and moves quite frequently so in our first year as parents we only spent 11 weeks together as a family, and most of them weeks were my daughter and I … More Our First Year Travels