Category : Travel

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Beautiful Ella! Today we raced down the...

Beautiful Ella! Today we raced down the hill to grab a local bus as it was winding past our mountain guesthouse, then walked up to Little Adam's Peak for gorgeous views like this. Then we wandered through tea plantations to the Nine Arches Bridge and...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

My biggest fear when Emmie was little...

My biggest fear when Emmie was little was drowning - so many children drown each year around Australia and the world. So I'm really excited about the new Westpac Rescue Rashie that @westpac is trialling - it's printed with CPR instructions and endor...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

I have a confession to make - for the past...

I have a confession to make - for the past two nights Emmie and I have been living in luxury in an incredible colonial bungalow in Nuwara Eliya, being looked after by Tunnard, the property's live-in butler. ????⭐️???? Oatlands by @Jetwing is adjacent...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Beautiful moments here today at the Pedro...

Beautiful moments here today at the Pedro tea plantation with Emmie learning how to pick the light green buds from this lovely, kind lady. Workers are given accommodation, schooling for their children and medical support and pick 13 kilos of leaves (...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Ahhh my gorgeous girl loving our train...

Ahhh my gorgeous girl loving our train ride today from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya...we got to the ticket office super early (and one station back down the line to avoid the queues) and it was super easy. We had our tix in five minutes - third class reserv...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

This is the big rock we climbed - Sigiriya,...

This is the big rock we climbed - Sigiriya, the palace fort built by a King after he murdered his dad to seize the crown. Have do idea how they made it up there with bricks and no stairs...that's one for Professor Google I reckon. It's a fabbo hike w...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Temples, temples, temples...I LOVE temples. Never...

Temples, temples, temples...I LOVE temples. Never any temple fatigue for me, and I'm fascinated with Buddhism and its beautiful approach to life and living kindly. This is the Golden Buddha and temple in Dambulla. It's surrounded by brightly coloured...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

I am so sad we've missed our very first...

I am so sad we've missed our very first ANZAC Day Dawn Service- there is nothing here in Dambulla, Sri Lanka - it's one of the most important days of the year for me, and Emmie has been since she was a newborn. Today we are talking about what ANZAC D...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

This is what we call Pool Day Heaven. 34...

This is what we call Pool Day Heaven. 34 degrees, a spectacular pool, an even better view and lots of pool games and laughs...and a beer and a sprite. Happy days ???? @jetwinghotels . . . . . . #bestpool #traveltime #traveltheworld #openmyworld #fami...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

And this is the smile of a happy girl...

And this is the smile of a happy girl watching wild elephants wandering with their families, eating plentiful green grass, touching trunks together with love, flapping their ears and tails, splashing themselves with mud and rolling in the water. We s...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Please don't ride elephants. A couple in our...

Please don't ride elephants. A couple in our guesthouse yesterday said they enjoyed riding eles in Sigiriya village more than the elephant safari...omg what???? ????????????I think they know better now after talking to us. ???????????? We found this...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Ooohhhhh Sri Lanka! I feel good vibes...

Ooohhhhh Sri Lanka! I feel good vibes here and I am obsessed with the curry samosas we buy off the street and devour in seconds. Here's Emmie picking some bananas for our bus trip today - we only stayed a day in Kandy as our hostel was in the boondoc...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Hands up if you thought I would book the...

Hands up if you thought I would book the container hotel for our long layover at KLIA? Of course I didn't! ????I am a backpacker from way back and while I will waste my money on silly tourist photos from the top of tall buildings and will mess up exc...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

Beautiful morning views from our balcony -...

Beautiful morning views from our balcony - the bright clouds are clearing now for another hot, sunny blue-sky day. There's more swimming and sliding in the plans today and then we begin our trek over to Sri Lanka...an 11.45pm flight to KL then a wait...

by Super Admin - 6 months ago

What do resorts do if you actually refuse to leave?...

What do resorts do if you actually refuse to leave? Just asking for a friend ???? . . . . . . #shangrilagoldensands #traveltime #traveltheworld #openmyworld #familyfun #escape #besttimes #funtimes #worldschooling #travelfam #travelwithkids #shangrila...