Tag Archive: Family Travel

Adeus 2018, Haere Mai 2019, Happy New Year!

What a brilliant year 2018 has been!  This year was a year of revelations, connections and changes. It is so strange to believe that in January of this year we started off the year… Continue reading

Merry Christmas 2018

Our first Christmas in New Zealand. We decided to go all out and visit our local Christmas tree farm up in the Kaimai Ranges and pick our very own kiwi Christmas tree! The… Continue reading

Waiting and Exploring

When our family first applied to immigrate to New Zealand we knew we would have to wait. Wait for the the multitude of paperwork boxes to be ticked and for the powers that… Continue reading

Exploring Lancashire

We continue to enjoy our stay in Lancashire whilst eagerly awaiting our visas for immigration to New Zealand. As the red rose county once processed most of the worlds cotton there are many… Continue reading

Waiting…and Lancashire Life

Waiting, waiting and more waiting!! Completing paperwork in order to emigrate is pretty full on but the most frustrating part of applying to move to another country with strict immigration laws is the… Continue reading

From Spain to the UK

We left Central Portugal, driving our ‘beast’ (the boy’s affectionate name for our car) jam-packed with our worldly belongings and said adeus to our home. With our caravan and anything else large or… Continue reading

Goodbye, Farewell, Adeus Portugal…

It has been a very busy week, after a very relaxing holiday visiting family in Spain we arrived back in Portugal on a mission. A mission to sell, sort and pack. We have… Continue reading

Three Years Since Surgery – New Beginnings

Tonight we will celebrate. We will celebrate because you are here with us. We will let you stay up late, eat whatever you want (which will probably include copious amounts of cake). We… Continue reading

Sizzling Seville

Sizzling Seville is such an amazing city. Although we have driven past, many times we have always carried on past, during our long road trip between Spain and Portugal. We decided to stop… Continue reading

Family Fun, Back in Lancashire

After an epic road trip from Central Portugal we finally, finally arrived in the UK and made it back up the M6 to the North West and my childhood home of Lancashire. There… Continue reading