The search for a bed that is ‘just right’

The search for a bed that is ‘just right’

Goldilocks was very tired by this time, so she went upstairs to the bedroom. She lay down in the first bed, but it was too hard. Then she lay in the second bed, but it was too soft. Then she

What do I wish for myself?

What do I wish for myself?

I’m making a wish for myself today. Why not? It is my birthday. I am turning 48 years young and I am celebrating with my husband, my son and my daughter. This is not just any family gathering. One that

Choose chaotic or good routines

Choose chaotic or good routines

In case anyone was wondering, “what is it really like”, for a full-time travelling family? I am here to tell you that much of our life is exactly as it would be back home in Canada, right down to the

This town has a colour card

This town has a colour card

It was striking to walk through Lauris, a little town in France and feel like we had stepped right into a movie set. The feeling of the place, the colours, the architecture, the businesses – everything seemed to be just

Blindly following google maps directions

Blindly following google maps directions

“Be careful where google maps sends you”. I have heard this warning before. But, as most of our travels have involved walking, it was rather easy to make sure we didn’t blindly head down a back alley. When walking you

No gold card, no worries

No gold card, no worries

Usually, this is the time of year when my new star alliance gold card went into my wallet. I would evaluate how many rewards I had to use against the number of trips I was planning. My goal was to

It all started in Africa, everyone was the same

It all started in Africa, everyone was the same

Once upon a time, all Homo sapiens lived in Africa. The experts pinpoint the location to be at Omo Kibish in Ethiopia. It all started there. Every human alive today can be traced back to these first people through our

Can there be peace in a world of disparity?

Can there be peace in a world of disparity?

We always tell our children, the world has never been more peaceful than it is today. We think back to periods in history where the population of the world was smaller and wars were waged, with violence being felt around

Birds don’t need paperwork to soar through the air!

Birds don’t need paperwork to soar through the air!

“It’s impossible to explain creativity. It’s like asking a bird, ‘How do you fly?’ You just do.”     -Eric Jerome Dickey I think the general feeling is that the cost to fly has never been cheaper. In fact, in

A political crisis, a volcano and extreme drought

A political crisis, a volcano and extreme drought

It almost seems like we are looking for trouble. We starting our travel year in Barcelona during the run up to the Catalonia separatist vote, just after the terrorist attacks in August. 2017 was quite a year for the city.