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Airboat Ride in The Everglades. Amazing!

Since I was a kid watching wildlife shows on TV, I’ve wanted to take an airboat ride in the Everglades, yet for some reason, despite visiting Florida before, I’d never done it. We usually head to Florida for the Disney parks, we’ve been 3 times now and loved every visit, (check out how we visited all …

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Good Friday Procession Easter in Flores Guatemala

Good Friday, two religions in one day. Ancient Mayan traditions in a steamy sub-tropical rain forest at Tikal and an evening Catholic procession in the town of Flores. During our month in Antigua Guatemala we saw the Sunday processions and flower carpets of the build up to Easter, the big day itself, Easter Sunday, will …

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From Antigua to San Pedro La Laguna & Lake Atitlan Guatemala

Dedicated followers ( there are a few!) will know that we just spent a whole month in Antigua Guatemala quietly getting on with life before catching the bus from Antigua to San Pedro La Laguna up on Lake Atitlan. It’s like stepping into another world, one we find infinitely more enjoyable. Antigua is lovely but …

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Attacked by Dogs in Antigua

We travel to find new and different experiences, but while being attacked by dogs in Antigua qualified for both categories, it was an experience we really could have done without yesterday. In some countries, street dogs are a problem, particularly for we runners and parents. We have had run-ins with dogs several times. We didn’t …

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Things to Do in Orlando for Kids | Animal Farm | Orlando Petting Farm

Much as we all love theme parks, most families need to find a few other things to do in Orlando for kids during their Florida holiday. One of our family favourites, for some non-theme-park fun, was Green Meadows Petting Farm. It was a welcome antidote to the hectic days of chasing around the parks and a lovely …

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Living in Antigua Guatemala. A Month in Antigua

Antigua Guatemala is a stunningly beautiful city in Guatemala. Its architecture, history, and culture are sure to delight, along with the volcanoes that smoke around it. Antigua is a vacation destination popular with many and a popular location for retirement and expats. We were lucky enough to spend a full month there to really get …

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