A Week of New Zealand’s North Island: Culture & Nature

New Zealand had been on our travel wishlist for a long time, and after constant prompting from our oldest son, we finally took the plunge and crossed the ditch. There are direct flights to get us there from Perth, but as usual, we went with the cheapest flights (how do you think we can afford […]

Easy Introduction to Sri Lanka at Galle Fort

Our first destination on our holiday to Sri Lanka was the southwestern city of Galle. The old part of town, Galle Fort, is a world heritage site. We chose to start our Sri Lankan adventure here not only to explore this historic site, but also as it seemed like a quiet, clean and organised town. […]

Haarlem: A Mini Amsterdam

When we mentioned we were traveling to the Netherlands, we had a suggestion from a fellow traveller to stay a little out off the city of Amsterdam, in the town of Haarlem. It turned out to be an excellent idea, thanks Thomas. We stayed for six nights in Haarlem. Coming directly from our visit to Morocco […]