5 fab things to do on Oahu

I feel like I’m betraying Australia by even thinking about a beach holiday in the US. But Hawaii – with its iconic beaches, volcanoes and distinctive place in history, is extremely enticing. And after just four and a bit days on the main island of Oahu – I see why everyone raves about the place.Continue reading “5 fab things to do on Oahu”

The definition of fun: NZ

Mothers are generally a risk averse lot, and I, having spent far too much time in hospitals and specialist rooms in the past few months, am a particularly risk averse mother right now. That’s why I am sitting on my own in a lake-front apartment in Queenstown – New Zealand’s adrenalin capital, with Hilary Mantel’sContinue reading “The definition of fun: NZ”