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My First Ironman. (Cairns Ironman) Pain, Injury, Finishing

What made me think I could do an Ironman? I had never completed nor attempted any of the three disciplines individually at full Iron Man distance. Yet here I was about to do the 3 together in one day. My first Ironman and only my fourth triathlon. Little wonder my wife thought I was mad! …

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Travel Destinations for Travelling Dads

Every family travel blogger writes list posts about the best places to take travelling kids. I bet you’ve seen a few. Well, what about us dads? It’s our trip too and we deserve to have a great time. Below I’ve detailed how I rank travel destinations for travelling dads. My wife loves to travel, not …

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Discovering Local Foods as You Travel

Discovering the local foods of a region is a huge part of travel for most of us, but it isn’t always so easy. If you stick to the main tourist strip you will more than likely find yourself eating western favourites and watered down versions of local classics. Discovering local foods as you travel requires …

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Traditional Full English Breakfast

The traditional Full English Breakfast is an institution in its own right. Served everywhere in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland it should really be called the full British or full UK breakfast, but each country has its own twist on what should be served on the plate. From small “greasy spoon” cafés to London’s top …

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Port Douglas Accommodation

 Port Douglas accommodation ranges from camp sites and hostels to luxury 5 star resort hotels, villas, rentals, and apartments. Port Douglas accommodation caters to all sorts of holiday-makers and visitors and if your budget is big, you could easily spend it here on a stunning place to stay. What is the best Port Douglas accommodation …

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Tips For Camping in Australia

Australia has some amazing camping opportunities and Australians of all ages love to camp. Australia also has some of the most hazardous and difficult camping conditions in the world. Safety must always be your first thought, particularly if you’re heading into the bush or anywhere off-the-beaten-track. I’m here to give you some tips to make …

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Plan Your Own Travel in Malaysia

Travels in Malaysia. This Malaysia travel page will help you plan your own travels in Malaysia and let you know what to expect. It’s full of Malaysia travel tips and the best places to visit in Malaysia along with our personal first-hand experiences. We’ve visited Malaysia many times now, visiting diverse areas. Our personal travels …

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Homeschooling Our Kids. A Homeschool Dad’s Perspective

I am a homeschool dad. One of our kids has always been homeschooled, the other attended school very briefly to 6 years old. Since then they have been homeschooled and it’s been great. As a dad, I have never had any issues at all with them being homeschooled, in fact, quite the opposite. They have …

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Nepalese Cuisine. Top Dishes to Try!

What do they eat in Nepal? Nepalese cuisine has similarities with the cuisines of nearby countries. Nepal has borders with Tibet (China) and India, Bhutan isn’t far away and some foods can be found throughout the Himalayan region. I find Nepalese cuisine and the dishes we’ve enjoyed in Nepal to be very tasty, a little …

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Food You Must Try in Egypt

Egyptian food is a unique blend of cultures and influences. Dishes date back to the ancient Egyptian era, while other favorite foods have origins in India, Africa, the Middle East or even Europe. Egypt sits between two continents – part North African and part Asian – making it an intercontinental country that’s one of Earth’s …

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