Day 3 – Rest Day Namche Bazaar When they say rest day, it’s not really a rest day…..just so you know! To help with acclimatisation, the trek incorporated a couple of ‘rest’ days so you sleep in the same place for a few nights, but what you do on these so called rest days is […]
Day 3 – Rest Day Namche Bazaar When they say rest day, it’s not really a rest day…..just so you know! To help with acclimatisation, the trek incorporated a couple ...
Day 1 (Kathmandu > Lukla > Monjo) A very early wake-up call, breakfast and we were soon piled onto the mini bus once more and on our way back to ...
At the end of September we had the opportunity to spend a long weekend down on the Devon coast in the popular seaside resort of Woolacombe and in one of ...
Day 1 (Kathmandu > Lukla > Monjo) A very early wake-up call, breakfast and we were soon piled onto the mini bus once more and on our way back to the airport and the chaos that followed….organised chaos I’m sure! Majority of trekkers it seems comes to catch the same early morning flight as you, […]
Whether you decide to go away on a 2 week all-inclusive holiday or a 2 week adventure to the Himalayas, ultimately the baggage you decide to pack away all your belongings will come into play. Generally speaking for myself, I will pick a suitcase as the normal holiday choice as this is more practical in […]
As you may well have guessed from some of the posts on this blog, I like to go walking on and around mountains…one of the key pieces of equipment that is required when out is a backpack to hold essential items that you may require throughout the day. I was kindly sent the Thule EnRoute […]
Pretty much any parent will at some point be worried about how they’re going to cope when flying with children. I remember out first overseas holiday which was to Cyprus, around about a 4-5 hour flight. The boys were 1 and 3 and I was worried with all the fears that come with taking children […]
Touring in your caravan in winter is a fantastic idea, especially if you go for one of the campsites that provide you with a wealth of home comforts, so even if it’s freezing outside you’ll still be warm and comfortable inside. With that in mind LOOK have found some of the best campsites that Europe […]
Returning from my Everest Base Camp trip late last night to be told my lovely cat Lily was hit by a car and killed pretty much made my already dwindling mood worsen somewhat. A tribute to Lily Bop, who battled through being diagnosed with FIV and had a second chance of life following her rescue […]
My name is Carly and I live in the UK. I have 2 boys, 1 dog, 4 cats and many tropical fish….so far (I’m working on getting a new dog….watch this space!) *UPDATE – I have succeeding in my quest to have a 2nd dog! I work full-time from the comfort of my own home and love music and try and get to as many gigs as possible. The reason I have set up this blog is to document my life as a mum whilst also tackling my desire to go travelling and have an adventure. I’ve recently completed an Everest Base Camp trek for charity in October 2013 and I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro back in February 2011….what’s next?! Follow me on my journey!