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Travel Insurance for Everest Base Camp

When doing any overseas trip you should invest in travel insurance, this is to cover you for a whole range of incidents that may occur on your trip.  When trekking over 5000m, you need to make sure that either your current travel insurance covers you for this or you need to make sure when buying […]

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Should I buy new hiking boots?

I’ve been trying to decide whether I should replace my hiking boots which were a fairly cheap buy for when I did Kilimanjaro.  At the time I didn’t want to splash out on a pair that I may not use again, but now with Everest Base Camp on the horizon I’m pondering if I should […]

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Devaraja Market - Mysore

Teaching in India.

When I was in my last year of school, I decided that I wanted to try out teaching in India.  Luckily my school had ties with an Indian school called Sandur Residential School in Karnataka.  After a few phones calls between the headmasters, I was booked to go to India on the 5th November 1999 […]

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Day trip to London and A Complete History of London show review

On Saturday, me and my Husband took the kids to London for their very first outing in the big city.  Putting aside my country girl fears of the city, mainly amount of people and losing the kids are the main ones! The main reason for the trip was that I saw a tweet from ‘self-confessed […]

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Kilimanjaro – Going on Safari and visiting a Masai Mara Village

To finish my series of Kilimanjaro posts, I’ll be talking about the last few days of our time in Tanzania…a time for relaxing! From Kilimanjaro, we headed straight to the hotel, some slept, some took a well needed shower, I jumped in the swimming pool and just floated and collected my thoughts from the last […]

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