New year’s in Bali

It was quite an eventful start to the new year. We were actually driving in the car up to Amed in Bali when the clocks struck 12. There were crowds outside celebrating, dancing, drinking ( some definitely on something more than alcohol 😆) and lighting fireworks. And there I was told my someone before that…

Blogging in Bali

Last week I got back from a 10 day trip in Bali, where I stayed at a very nice hotel called Maison Aurelia in Sanur, west Bali. This place was absolutely beautiful. The rooms were luxurious, spacious and super clean. The food was amazing and best of all the staff were extremely helpful and professional….

Interview with one of the top Irish travel bloggers

@janetnewenham check out her latest YouTube video When did you start blogging? 10 years ago after finishing my journalism degree in Dublin. I left for Canada and started my blog. At first it was just something very small just like a personal diary, a hobby. I would write about expat life. It wasn’t until 4…

Bringing the fun back into your life

Where has all the fun gone? I once had a really fun life in my 20’s. Travelling the world, free as a bird, no kids, no husband. Doing whatever I wanted when I wanted. I loved my job, my friends and my life in general. Now in my 30’s , I am married, have a…

My favourite toys for a 18 month old

Now that my baby boy is 18 months old he is really starting to enjoy toys. He started to show a real interest around 15 months old. Wooden building blocks were a big hit. Hence I would definitely recommend getting some of those around 1 years old. Another type of toy I would recommend investing…

Hidden away in the jungle. Avoid the tourists – Bali

Bali has become a really touristy place these days and it can be hard to find places that are not overcrowded with tourists yet beautiful enough that you would want to spend your holiday there. Places like Kuta , Seminynak and Ubud have all become hubs for massive groups of tourists. However if you venture…

Interview with a travel mama youtuber – goals and tips

Some months ago I interviewed a fellow travel mama @travelmamaannavon. She is also a youtuber and makes some super honest videos about travelling with a toddler. I wanted to interview her as I was intrigued to see how she travels around with her toddler and see if I would find out some tips. I’m also…

“The who is working harder” fight in a relationship

The never ending ” who works harder” fight in your relationship. Stay at home parent versus working partner. You will never hear the end of it 🙄. It’s an ongoing battle for EVERYONE. I don’t think I know any couple that hasn’t had this fight. So what do you do? . Fu!#!k I don’t know…

Travel East Java with a Baby

For this trip we decided not to leave Java ( the main island of Indonesia), as we wanted to avoid plane travel, considering the latest catastrophes with Indonesian airlines. Batu and Malang are two mountainous cities in East Java, around 2-3 hours drive from Surabaya. We love to stay near mountains and cooler fresh air…

Instagram tips. Can you really make a living from it?

I have been getting more involved in Instagram lately and gaining more and more followers too. Check out my Instagram here and do feel free to follow me 😆 as I post way more frequently on Instagram than I do here. I started researching back in April 2018 how I could actually start getting paid…