Category Archive: Overviews

Krabi, Phuket

We did lots of stuff in Thailand other than ward off culture shock (and concern over military coups) using therapeutic travel games. We also admired limestone karsts, climbed twelve hundred and sixty steps to… Continue reading

Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by Train

Different things inspire different people to go on different holidays. In our case, it was a backpack, a refund, and some hoarded money. The refund was our flip-key deposit from our trip to… Continue reading

Kawazu, Nozawa Onsen, Tsumago and Tokyo

Ask me if I’m tired. I’m sorry, I faded out for a moment there, did you say something? When I originally sketched out the itinerary for this trip, it was fairly simple: fly… Continue reading

Bangalore and Malpe Beach

In the beginning, I was smug. We’d been in India several hours, and (upon questioning) A had described it as “a lot like Singapore, so far”. This was, of course, my plan –… Continue reading

Two Ways From Harbourfront Station

What don’t we like about Singapore? The miraculously unvandalised indoor-outdoor public toilets? The seemingly endless birthday party rehearsals? The laws specifically directing us not to spit, chew gum, or point lasers at aircraft?… Continue reading

Bonsai and Gangnam Style

Have you ever been on a long-haul flight home from somewhere across the world, when all of a sudden the plane lands and the pilot says, “Yeah, we’re in Singapore, you have to… Continue reading

Brisbane, Gold Coast

We’ve made it home unscathed from our trip to the Gold Coast, so let’s see how it compared to our original plans. Who Went? One 2yo, one 5yo, Mum and Dad (plus meet-ups… Continue reading


Who Went? One 2yo and Mum. I also took an embryo, so technically it was my first solo trip with two children. We met up with Vita and her son, and also D.… Continue reading

Moffat Beach

Who went? 21mo and his 5yo cousin, Mum, Dad and Aunty Z, Nanny and Pa. Review: Nice, low-key getaway. The apartment allowed for both private and communal areas which always improves everyone’s ability to get… Continue reading

Durundur Railway and Storey Brook Cottage, Woodford

Who went? We have done this day trip a couple of times, with a single 2yo and again with a 1yo and a 4yo. Adults have included Mum, Dad, Granddad, Grandma, Nanny (other Grandma),… Continue reading