Why Saint Lucia Should be on your Bucket List

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Think soft white sand, clear blue waters, palm trees, friendly people, cool vibes, bananas, coconuts, mangos, cocktails, street parties, lush rainforest, active volcanos, sunsets, waterfalls, even more coconuts…. And you have Saint Lucia.     A small island of 179,093 friendly happy people situated in the Eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary of the Atlantic […]

San Francisco

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We landed in San Francisco giddy with excitement. Years in the planning, we are finally living our dream of slow travel. It was a long wait to collect our bags at Oakland Airport, everyone weary and tired after the long haul flight with no sleep. We caught the BART to the city. If it weren’t […]

June up date

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Lordy this blog is well over due! We are now rounding a corner and entering the home stretch. In only four weeks time we have to be out of our house. Things are moving along, time for an up date. We have found a nice family to take our house furnished for the year we […]


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So apparently I signed up to Twitter in 2010. I don’t think I’d looked at Twitter since then. I never really understood the point of Twitter. Who is on Twitter, how to do I filter out the trash and only read the things I’m interested in? Is it mostly people tweeting links to their blogs […]

Are we who we say we are?

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As I have said loads, it can be overwhelming planning and preparing for this trip. This week I spent a lot of time looking to connect with other families on line who have done or are doing similar trips. It isn’t too easy reaching out, especially as I’m not yet using our official ‘Slow Travel […]