Family Travels

Central Park - an Urban Oasis

Central Park - an Urban Oasis

We're so lucky - right opposite our apartment in New York City is Central Park; the most visited urban park in the USA. This iconic symbol of the Big Apple draws over forty million visitors a year, and our little one was keen to go play. Read more ...

Christmas Lights in the Big Apple

Christmas Lights in the Big Apple

After what seems like an age, we're back on the road living 'A Life Redesigned.'  I have a book presentation (the last of the Kickstarter campaign rewards), and we'd figured it was a great opportunity to fulfill a bucket list item and see the Christmas lights in the Big Apple. Read more .....

Pastures Green

Pastures Green

After what seems like an age of preparation, our long-term travels have begun. Our first adventure is a ten week trip to England.  We will spend time in Buckinghamshire, the New Forest, the Lake District, South Wales, and the West Country.  If everything goes to plan, we will do four housesits, two Airbnb, and stay with friends twice.  It should be a wonderful adventure, and we'll be living Dad's new travel book, A Life Designed. Read more.

First House Sit of 2019

First House Sit of 2019

It's great to get our first house sit of the year under our belt; a 10-night stay at a wonderful home in La Jolla, California with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, and just a 10-minute walk from the beach.  Our duties were straightforward; look after the house, get the trash out and empty the mailbox.  There were no pet responsibilities, which disappointed Xaria somewhat. Read more.