A sand cake to celebrate Daddy's birthday on the Beach

A ‘Sand Cake’ for a Birthday Beach Vacation

My husband’s birthday turned really special this year with our decision to elope (with the kids in tow) for a week-long beach vacation in Goa. But what gave it a really unique twist was the kids’ idea to make a ‘Sand Cake’ for him! Together with their newly made friend – Sasha, who was visiting […]

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Bangkok – Days 1,2,3

On the 5th day, we caught an early flight to Bangkok from Phuket. We had arranged for a taxi service from Patong beach to pick us up from the hotel but the guy did not turn up. Amari’s front desk stepped in and quickly made arrangements for us at the last moment with the hotel […]

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Phuket Day 4 – Phang Nga Bay Excursion – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 We headed to the Muslim floating village. The village is attached to an island rock with the village mosque and graveyard on the island (that is on lad), the rest of the village is on stilts – the houses, the school, the restaurants, the shopping area and all! Approaching the Floating […]

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Phuket Day 4 – Phang Nga Bay Excursion – Part 1

The 4th day promised so much and we were not disappointed at all. We sailed again with Simba Sea Trips – this time to the Phang Nga Bay (pronounced Pang Na) bay and had an extremely adventurous day. We were picked up from the hotel and transferred to Royal Phuket Marin from where the tour […]

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Phuket Day 2 – Phi Phi Islands

Our second day promised a lot of fun and some really good memories. Simba Sea Trips was highly recommended by TripAdvisor members and we booked two tours with them, the first being Phi-Phi Islands. The tour is run by Geoff and Jenny who are British and Australian respectively and safely chose a place halfway from […]

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1st Day in Phuket – Patong Beach

We arrived at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok and boarded our connecting flight to Phuket. We were greeted by the now familiar (after traveling Thai Airways) Thai greeting of ‘Sawasdee’ (meaning Hello) which my daughter Sanika had learned by heart and which got her some special attention throughout Thailand.   At Phuket airport, we booked a […]

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