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Deciding To Leave Everything Behind for a Year.

s it possible to leave everything behind for a whole year? The house, the job, the schooling, the bills.The dog. Is that possible? Leave everything behind to go and travel the world. Could I start a travel blog? Take two teenagers, a shed load of...

Pessimist vs Optimist. Which Are You?

hat is an optimist and what is a pessimist? While an optimist will always find a way of seeing the positive in a situation, a pessimist will find every reason possible for things to go wrong. A doom and gloomer. Optimism vs pessimism. Which are...

Hanoi to Phong Nha. How To Do It.

e have just spent 6 weeks backpacking through Vietnam as a family and we absolutley loved it. We flew into Hanoi, took the bus to Mai Chai and then took a sleeper train from Hanoi to Phong Nha. This post may contain affiliate links. They cost you...

5 Fears That You Need To Ignore When Travelling With Kids.

his is an honest travelling family blog. Worts and all. Because I know that if you are considering travelling with your family - whatever age - you will have doubts that need to be addressed. You need answers, honest answers, not silly ancy...

How Do Regular People Afford To Travel The World?

uestion: How to afford to travel? This is the answer that people look for when we tell them that we are currently traveling the world with our two kids. And no. We are not millionaires. Far from it. And neither are the traveller's stories you are...

Stop Worrying About Your Teenagers. I Dare You.

ast week I had the most terrible day. After being on our world backpacking trip for ten months, my daughter had a meltdown and told me she couldn't wait to go home and never wanted to set foot on an aeroplane ever again. Not ideal when your future...

How To Live A Life Of Travel With Kids Who Want To Go Home.

e have been travelling the world as a family for exactly ten months. Within that time we have visited endless countries and slept in beds, sheds, and in vehicles that I wasn't sure we would come out of alive. I'm not going to go into the ins and...


I am Liz! I met the love of my life, Brian, in the late 80’s. We spent our first 10 years travelling around the world together, sharing a passion for travel, adventure, food and wine!

By 2004, we had become a family! We continued to travel the world and look for adventures with our little children. By 2009 our itchy feet wanted to wander further!

In 2009, we emigrated to NZ But we still longed to travel. In 2017 we set off to backpack the world with our teenagers! Join us and let me show you that if I can do it, you can do it!

I am Liz! I met the love of my life, Brian, in the late 80’s. We spent our first 10 years together travelling around the world, sharing a passion for travel, adventure, food and wine!

We returned home to Bath, England and by 2004 we had a beautiful family. We still continued to travel the world with our little children but we had bigger plans. We wanted to emigrate!

In 2009, we took our family and emigrated to the other side of the world, New Zealand. In 2017, our next big adventure is about to happen. We are setting off to travel the world as a family with teenagers! Join us and let me show you that if I can do it, you can do it!


Snobby Britain. The Real Reason We Emigrated

We emigrated from Bath in the Uk almost ten years ago. I’ll admit, I sometimes struggle when people ask me why we did it. Then, upon returning to our old home city in the Uk, I remembered.

Couchsurfing Review. What it is And What it Isn’t.

Before my husband and I set off to travel the world with our two kids aged 16 and 13, I had never heard about Couchsurfing. I certainly didn’t think it would be something that a family could be part of. However, six months, four countries and 27 Couchsurfing hosts later, I am now more than qualified to give you an honest Couchsurfing review. 

Taking an Indian Sleeper Bus. NOT For The Fainthearted.

here are many things I discovered while travelling in India, things that no guidebook or India travel blog could ever have told me about. One of those things being the hell that is the overnight sleeper bus. I'm sorry India. I loved your country...

Backpacking in India. 20 Things You Will NEVER Say.

loved backpacking in India. I sit and think about all of the challenges we faced traveling around India as a family for six weeks and I smile a satisfied smile. If you can go backpacking in India you can do anything in the whole wide world. India...

Cost to Travel the World. 4 Months In.

his week marks four months since our family of four left New Zealand to travel around the world. The question that always arises when we tell people about our trip is, "How much does it cost to travel the world?".   Why Not Pin This For Later?  ...

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