random acts of kindness

Secrets I Wish I Knew Before I Traveled To Kenya

Kenya has managed to win a HUGE soft spot in my heart! I cannot believe that it took me years of traveling before I landed in this beautiful country. I remember a Facebook friend saying “you have left the best until last” and maybe she was right? Now that I am here, I have realized that there […]

THANK YOU To All Who Gave To Help Feed Poor Kenyan Families

Children ran on the streets rolling tires with sticks, as our tuk-tuk bumped through the dusty dry laneways. Today is our last day in Diani Beach Kenya, and I promised many of you, that we would distribute food to needy families here, and some of you kindly gave towards this. A lot of you have […]

Random Acts Of Kindness – Caring For Kenya – Our latest Mission

“Mum, Can I do a ‘Go Fund Me’ for Elijah*?” Explorason came in and asked last night. He had been out opening ‘Madafu‘, the young coconuts together with our Askari named Elijah*. Explorason and Elijah* get along well and we often take Elijah* a spare plate of dinner, a nice drink, or a yummy dessert […]

Luxury Travel Packing List

Before you set foot on that next airplane, it is time to pack your case. Whether it is a business trip or time for a luxury holiday, you want to look your best. You also don’t want to lug a case full of clothes and accessories that weigh a ton and want to ensure a good […]

Kids Make Homeless Feel Special At Christmas

Kids care about the Homeless at Christmas. Now we have returned to our home-town of Adelaide for a while, it is lovely to catch up with friends.  Last week we finally caught up with one of Explorason’s ex-schoolmates. A lovely ten-year-old girl named Charlotte, who has recently moved to the countryside. Whilst we were there […]

Llangollen Canal Boats Horse Drawn and Aqueduct

Llangollen Canal Boats Horse Drawn and Aqueduct Today, we wanted to go on a canal boat ride. As we drove into Llangollen the rain and the showers started. Next thing we knew, we were walking toward the river and a deluge came upon us. On we went, jumping over puddles, and huddling under bus shelters. […]

Harlech Castle and Snowdonia Wales

Harlech Castle and Snowdonia Wales We headed out early as we were planning to go up Snowdonia Mountain on a steam train.  So we drove to the base town, but when we arrived, the mist was thick. I was told not to bother if it is and to come back another day, so as we […]

Wild Pheasant Hotel and Spa Llangollen Wales

Wild Pheasant Hotel and Spa Llangollen Wales Driving into Llangollen just before you reach the town is where we spent the most amazing night at the Wold Pheasant Hotel. We had tried a hostel in town. They had a sign saying call them. Well, we had no phone. We waited and in fact, came back […]

Visiting Sygun Copper Mine Wales

Visiting Sygun Copper Mine Wales Driving along the roads of Beddgelert, Gwynedd you will find the Sygun Copper Mines. Having a son who loves Minecraft, he really wanted to go and see how copper was mined. So we get our tickets and choose our hard hats. We decided blue was a good match, and off we […]

Exploring Anglesey Wales and Caernarfon

Exploring Anglesey Wales and Caernarfon We had a great night last night at the South Stack Hotel, and then we walked to town. On the way, we spied the old Fort that had been turned into a church. Next, it was over the footbridge to get the car from Hertz at Holyhead. Once we had the […]

Goodbye Ireland and hello Wales

Goodbye Ireland and hello Wales Today sees us saying goodbye to Ireland and to house-sitting Interested in housesitting? …………………………. or Join Housecarers.com here and help fund our travels housecarers.com ……………………….. If you would like to house-sit, please join Housesitmatch.com by clicking here. Fantastic news – use this special in the “Redeem Coupon” section.  Then enter EXPLORAMUM-10 and get 10% off too! You’ll also […]

House-sitting in West Ireland

House-sitting in West Ireland We have arrived at our house-sitting assignment in Ireland. It is a home out of the tiny village, and on the way down a small road that leads to the sea (we see the bay from the sitting room window and the rolling Irish green hills from the kitchen window). Down […]