We visited the protected Curieuse Marine National Park on an organized day trip from Praslin. We were particularly interested in seeing the giant Aldabra tortoises that roam free around Curieuse Island. The boat tour was organized via our Resort and a small minivan picked us up at around 9 am from our apartment to, Read More

Brian and I were truly wowed by the pristine, unspoiled beauty of the Island of Praslin in the Seychelles, our home for two amazing weeks of relaxing, exploring, swimming, snorkelling, making new friends, fishing and eating delicious food. There is a reason why these beaches are so pristine and unspoiled; it is quite a trek, Read More

                                  Ever since doing my very first mountain hiking up Mount Snowdow, North Wales,  in July/15 I felt compelled to hike again and so Brian surprised me by organising a trip for my birthday. There is something very, Read More

Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( IBS ) also known as a Functional Gut Disorder is a benign condition that affects about 15% of people worldwide. The condition is not life threatening and it does not increase risks of developing bowel malignancies or any other more serious Gastro – Intestinal (GI) Disease, but IBS symptoms can, Read More

  From 18/09/15 to 27/09/15 we travelled around Iceland’s Ring Road in a Camper Van. September is a great time to visit Iceland since in the shoulder season prices are lower, there are less people on the road, and there is still plenty of day light but there is also a good chance of, Read More

It is day 4 of our Iceland road trip and we left the small fishing town of Hofn behind and continued on the Ring Road (Route 1) towards the East Fjords. We knew that today was going to be specially scenic, we have driven more than 650 km from Iceland’s Capital and we started noticing that, Read More

  From 18/09/15 to 27/09/15 we spent 9 amazing days in Iceland, including 7 days travelling the Ring Road, also known as Route 1 and our final 2 days we spent in Iceland’s Capital – Reykjavik. As we landed in Keflavik, Iceland’s main airport, it became clear to us that this was going to, Read More

Chloe and I chose the Gorgeous Greek Island of Zakynthos for our annual mother-daughter holiday in June/2015. Every year the boys go fishing in France, and every year the girls go play in the  sun! We had been in the Island for about 3 days already when we decided on a boat tour to, Read More

I have never climbed a mountain before, never mind climbing the highest one in the British Isles outside the Scottish Highlands, but one can argue that if you are going to start climbing mountains why not start with the highest? (although the Himalayas usually is what springs to mind when we talk about high, Read More

I am embarrassed to admit that I have only recently found out about Cheddar Gorge in the neighbouring County of Somerset even though I have been living in the South of England for over 25 years . Recently Brian and I have been making an effort to discover more about our own backyard on, Read More

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