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  • Looking after little ones - Au Pair LifeSo after a hectic Christmas and New Year it was time to get on the job hunt again and earn some much-needed dosh. After scouring the internet for the usual backpacker jobs and realising they all made me want to kill Posted by emmaabroad in Australia | Mar 1, 2015
  • Sleepless in Sri LankaIt's funny the things you dread before you leave on a big trip like this. There were two things I was not looking forward to: home schooling and jet lag. It turns out that those were not the only thing Posted by McNouye in McNouye | Jan 7, 2015
  • Teaching at the Himalayan Culture SchoolMy first day of teaching began when I got two conflicting schedules from the principal, who, if his office is any reflection, is rather disorganized. In addition to English, I am also teaching social studies and science. The kids have Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 14, 2014
  • TranquebarAfter three days of furious temple gazing, we were more than ready for Tranquebar. This small town by the Indian Ocean began as a Danish trading port in the 1620's. The old Dutch Fort is still standing, a tawny Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 17, 2014
  • Cross the river in a crowd & the crocodile won't eat you...==‘It was the best of times and the worst of times...’== … okay, slight exaggeration, but to help distract from a recent bout of homesickness I had planned a little afternoon tea-party for my birthday. We’d been busy making our Posted by africraigs in africraigs | Oct 31, 2014
  • Sightseeing in LondonToday we took the tube to Bank station. The tube is fast, warm and crowded. In the stations there are normally escalators to get up and down to the platforms. We left the tube station and walked to St Pauls Posted by JBontour in Joshua's Travel Journal | Sep 9, 2014
  • Flashback: Washington, DC and the blizzard of aught-nineJust a month after our trip to San Diego, we were on the road again. I had to be in DC for work, and my husband and daughter (then 7 months old) came along. For this trip, at least, I Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Aug 14, 2014
  • Masai Tribe The Masai Mara Tribe Warrior taught us how to set-up a fire using nature tools (wood and sticks), in exchange, we taught the Masai Mara Tribe Warrior how to use a touch screen phone! ha Posted by keithyuenck in KEXplorer - My World Trotting Journey | Aug 14, 2014
  • Mont Saint MichelWe left Bordeaux, not too early, but with a decent drive ahead of us, and a pin dropped on the GPS to take us to Mont Saint Michel. Our GPS has taken us on some magical mystery tours every now Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Aug 2, 2014
  • BordeauxAfter a ‘French Breakfast’ of coffee and pastries, we headed into Bordeaux to have a look around. Our hotel is out near the university and is very basic, and seems to cater more to a long term business visits Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jul 28, 2014
  • BarcelonaAfter packing up our campsite, which is no small feat to clean everything up, fold and repack furniture, bed sheets, clothes, and of course the tent, and get it all into the car, taking about 3 hours all up. Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jul 24, 2014
  • One Day in LyonDoesn't quite have the same ring to it as "One night in Bangkok", but we had a glorious day today... albeit continuing with our not brilliant weather patterns, fortunately today was just cold and overcast, but no actual rain. Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jul 10, 2014
  • First camping stopHere it is... home for the next 5 days. [center][/center] Awesome job setting up the tent, and fortunately with no hiccups remembering how to set up the tent. It was a two hour job, to get ev Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jul 10, 2014
  • Summer Holiday Adventure[center][/center] With much coercion, Mike managed to fit all our stuff in the box on top and the boot of our car. We are off on a camping adventure! Our basic plan is to head south to Stuttgar Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | Jul 8, 2014
  • Flashback: November, 2009--San Diego, CAAlthough my first trip with my daughter taught me to be wary of mixing personal and professional trips, I did it again a month later. Why, you ask? Well, it came down to four things. 1. My attendance was required at Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Jun 19, 2014
  • Flashback: Oct. 2009--Lansing/East Lansing, Michigan I'm starting a new category of entries called Flashbacks where I describe some of trips I took with my oldest daughter. The sum of these experiences are what inspired me to start my blog, and I learned some valuable lessons Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Jun 13, 2014
  • Catching Up: Where We Stayed: Washington, DC/BethesdaBethesda North Marriott We stayed at this hotel because it was where my husband's work meetings were. It was nice, with the decor and amenities you'd expect of this level of hotel. My daughter and I especially appreciated the complementary fruit-infuse Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Jun 12, 2014
  • Throw some more mud on the fire motherWhen Christopher Columbus set off to discover the new world he left from Portugal. This was a very important decision. Had he departed from the Inner or Outer Hebrides we would never have had Fast Food, the Internet or Bottled Posted by Wheelspin in Who needs a holiday - I need sedatiation | Jun 9, 2014
  • Stick a purple carrot in the dykeHolland is actually the name of a region and former province in the Netherlands. I never knew that until I recently offended a guy simply by asking him directions. Usually I have to concentrate to offend effectively and wonder if Posted by Wheelspin in Who needs a holiday - I need sedatiation | Jun 4, 2014
  • Catching up: Washington, DCI am still in catch-up mode! This entry covers a trip from July 2013. My husband had to work in DC for a couple of days, so my daughter and I tagged along. We arrived at our hotel in the mid-afternoon, Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | May 31, 2014
  • KeukenhofI've had some difficulty uploading photos over the last few months, which has contributed to the interruption to usual services, or black and white screenings (ie no pictures!). Fortunately though the upload system seems to be up and running Posted by aboo10 in 2+2 travel | May 3, 2014
  • The Las Tolas Express[center][[|]][/center] We’d gauged the time a little loosely and arrived at the bus station, Ofelia, in the north end of Quito, with less t Posted by jonathonengels in Jonathon Engels: A Life Abroad | Apr 27, 2014
  • Traveling with a 4-year-old versus a 2-year old, revisitedBefore my family's trip to Italy, I laid out the differences I expected between traveling overseas with my daughter as a 4-year-old compared to our previous trip overseas when she was 2. Now that the trip is done, I wanted Posted by amikulski in Toddler Travels | Apr 25, 2014
  • First meeting with the childrenAs I continued to adjust back to life in India and before I got to meet with the children, I got to take part in Holi fesitval - The Festival of Colors What an exciting way to enjoy and celebrate Posted by bodyhealer21 in Transforming Lives Globally | Mar 21, 2014
  • Durbar Square Stories, KathmanduWe were at Durbar Square in Kathmandu late in the evening. The noise, the crowd, the frenzy of people around was overwhelming and we were two tired tourists. We had been touring all day visiting the famous tourist attractions of Posted by deeptisubraya in let's go! | Mar 15, 2014
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