Birch Aquarium at Scripps Kelp Tank, La Jolla CA

Our Visit to the Birch Aquarium, La Jolla

One of my favorite places to visit in San Diego is the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, a fantastic, very family-friendly aquarium and oceanographic museum on a hilltop in La Jolla. There’s plenty to see and do for all ages, with various exhibits showcasing the diverse Pacific marine life, hands-on displays to learn…

Flying at Sunset with Garuda Indonesia

Flying Garuda Indonesia with Kids

In this review, I’ll be covering our experience flying with Garuda Indonesia in July 2016 with nearly three year old (33 months) Little T. Garuda Indonesia is the country’s national airline and is part of the SkyTeam Alliance, which also consists of Alitalia, Air France, Delta, KLM and Saudia. This was our first time flying with…

Day Trip to Nusa Lembongan

Located across the Badung Strait from Bali’s southeast coast, the small, tranquil island of Nusa Lembongan truly feels a world away from the bustling traffic and crowds of Bali’s beach areas. Our day trip to Nusa Lembongan turned out to be a fun family adventure that we all enjoyed, exploring the island’s stunning coastline and…

Arriving at Nusa Lembongan

Activities with Kids in Bali

For our nearly two week holiday in Bali, we were based on the beach in Legian, which is between Seminyak (to the north) and Kuta (to the south). We planned three day trips to Uluwatu, Ubud and Nusa Lembongan, and the rest of the time was spent mostly splashing about in the hotel pool and…

Mayfield Lavender Fields, Surrey

July 2016 Around London

Once we returned from Bali, the last two weeks of July were mostly about staying local and catching up on things before we were off to Fano at the beginning of August. It took us a few days to fully recover from jetlag, with some very early starts. Little T was typically up at around…

National Maritime Museum

June 2016 Around London

June was a quiet month for us, spent mostly recovering from a cold that dragged on for weeks and planning out our July holiday to Bali. We were out and about whenever cabin fever set in and the dreary weather would allow. We returned to Greenwich for a look at the National Maritime Museum’s family-friendly…

Seminyak Beach at Sunset

Our Family Holiday in Bali, Indonesia

Bali, Indonesia offers so much for families, and the locals are truly warm and friendly, especially with children. From the days spent at the amazing pools at Padma Legian Resort, to meeting the monkeys of Ubud Monkey Forest, to bounding around the island of Nusa Lembongan on a golf buggy and so many adventures in…