Travel Diary 11 Posts

A kids morning out at the Chatuchak Markets

Ask most visitors to Thailand what they loved most about the country and they’ll probably say the beaches, the food or the people. For me it’s the markets. The best ...
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Photo Friday: Ice creams on summer holidays

We did a lot of fun things on our week on the Perhentian Islands. Snorkeling, diving, sandcastle building, boat trips, searching the tide lines for sea life, learning ab...
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Beers and sandcastles: Sunset in Batu Ferringhi

Last week, our son came up with a brilliant idea. "If we eat all our dinner, can we go to the beach afterwards for a play?" Now we've been back in Penang for two month...
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Seven links project: my 7 links

Over the past month the bloggers equivalent of a chain letter has been making it's way around the internet. OK so it's not really a chain letter. There are no warnings t...
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Settling into life in Penang

The past week has been a bit of an emotional roller coaster. Our gear finally arrived from Australia and we've moved into our house,  so I guess it's not that surprisi...
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Discovering great food in Batu Ferringhi

Late last year we started formulating a plan. Colin: "Renting a 5 bedroom house in Penang is almost the same cost as storage in Australia. Lets more our gear to Penang a...
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Misadventures and house hunting in Malaysia

So remember the past, well year, where we've been going on and on about how much we're in love with Malaysia? 'Oh we can't wait to go back to Penang' 'We want to eat o...
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Preparing to leave Australia ... again

Tomorrow we fly out of Australia for the second time since starting our travels. We thought we were going on Sunday but turns out Colin had the dates wrong and it's actu...
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Brisbane's Southbank: Our favourite day out

The latest Doctor Who set? No, unfortunately this giant box isn't an ultramodern Pandorica. There's no David Tennant or Matt Smith lurking inside - it's one the exhibits...
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Gold Coast with kids: The Natural Bridge

We recently spent a weekend camping on the Gold Coast with the Guerreiro family who we met in Chiang Mai late last year. The kids had a fantastic time hanging out in our...
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Photo Friday: Carnivals and Uncles

One of the best things about spending time back in Australia after a year abroad has been catching up with some of the kids favourite uncles and aunts. Last month we vis...
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