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Settling back home

After the beautiful beaches of Thailand and Malaysia, the time had really come: our flight home. We finished off with a few amazing days in Kuala Lumpur (lots of shopping) and had a very cramped and long, long flight back. … Continue reading

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Koh Tao, Koh Phangan or Koh Samui: which one is the best?

After a quick stop at Hua Hin, we tested all three of these islands. They all have their different attractions but which one out of Ko Tao, Ko Phangan and Ko Samui is the best one when travelling with children? … Continue reading

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La Paz and Cochabamba

After the very expensive but lovely experience in Machu Picchu we decided to move swiftly on to Bolivia where everything is much cheaper. We went straight from Cusco to La Paz on a night bus, a 15-hour journey. As it … Continue reading

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Spending some time in Cuenca, Ecuador

From the coast, we had a quick stop in MontaƱita where Amy had some surf lessons. It was a bit chilly unfortunately so that spoiled the fun somewhat. MontaƱita was ok, but not really our cup of tea, it is … Continue reading

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Quito, Ecuador: Beautiful, affordable and lots to do

We started our time in Ecuador surprisingly early. I thought we were flying out of Panama City on the 22nd of July but turned out it was the 20th. Just as well I checked, although only 3,5 hours before the … Continue reading

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“Muuum! There is an ant on my tooth brush”

Travelling in hot, developing countries obviously comes with a certain amount of bugs and small ‘wildlife’. How do the children deal with? Apart from yelling out about ants on toothbrushes, what about the really yucky ones like spiders and cockroaches? … Continue reading

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Costa Rica: Beautiful but pricey

We started our time in Costa Rica with a week at the coast at Playa del Coco. We had organised an apartment there for the week as it was about time that we potty-trained our youngest – he has just … Continue reading

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