Sabbaticals are a necessary part of life
The lengths you go to for your children.
Our top 5 places to visit in South Australia
Nine months into a career break to focus on family and I can finally see the wood from the trees. After 20 years of working in fast paced tech industries, from start-ups to multi-nationals, I found myself in a senior role in marketing, working with and mentoring a team across countries, burning the midnight oil… Continue reading It took me nine months to feel like ‘me’ again.
Before I start, if you are after a day by day account, you wont find that here. There are much better sites that list out what to see and expect from experts like the daily walk notes on the Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service website or the many great blogs out there. What I wanted… Continue reading The Overland Track – 4 things you will experience (If you’re a novice like me)
Why do you travel? At different times in our lives we travel for different reasons and needs. To take a well earned break from the daily stress of life, to do something so different to take us out of our comfort zone, to learn more about ourselves or challenge our pre-conceptions and cultural beliefs by… Continue reading Coming to terms with travelling with kids.
I have to say January feels like a distant memory now. For us we had New Year at Lake Hume near Albury then crossed the border to explore a little of the Victorian High Country firstly going through lovely little alpine towns like Bright and then towing the caravan up the highest accessible road in… Continue reading Our top 3 places visited in January
We’ve spent 77 days and well over 7,500kms zigzagging across Queensland and NSW. It’s been a whirlwind as we were on a timeline for Christmas with the family. We’ve been to places like Cape York, Lawn Hill, central QLD to do the dinosaur trail, Fraser Island, Sunshine Coast, Byron Bay, Lightning Ridge & out to… Continue reading Our top 5 places visited in 2017
It’s the eve of a new year and it’s hard to fathom how fast this decade is going. I come to you this evening from a caravan park on the Lake Hume, kids in bed already, husband away at a friends gig, enjoying the last rays of sunshine with hundreds of others in the park,… Continue reading Happy New Year lovely people
Not working and travelling around Australia for 12 months sounds like a dream to many right? Me too. That was until we got on the road. Over two weeks in and I must have been naive to think there would be no adjustment period required. Like going to a foreign country many experience culture shock,… Continue reading Culture shock: can I go home now?