Author Archives: Shea

A Fun Family Experience Not To Be Missed When Visiting Dubai

“A ship in the harbour is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” John Shedd   Friday, the first day of the weekend here in the UAE and the perfect opportunity to explore Dubai Creek and the area affectionately known as Old Dubai. Spending our downtime on the water, while experiencing a new-to-us pocket … Continue reading »

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Mindful Purchasing Made Easy: Interview With The Green Hub

  “I know some of you may be confused with the “eco” lingo, but remember this: there is no one-size-fits-all green lifestyle. It’s all about progress, not perfection”. Kira Simpson: The Green Hub   Imagine discovering a central place that connects conscientious consumers to ethical, fair-trade companies and gifted artisans. A marketplace which provides convenient, … Continue reading »

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Thrills & Spills In Val Thorens: Family Christmas In The Snow

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” Stephen Covey Let’s talk snow, picturesque views, cosy French Chalets (complete with your very own Host) and a ‘White’ Family Christmas in Val Thorens. A ski resort nestled within the award winning 3 Vallee’s and proudly situated at 2300m – … Continue reading »

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Packing List – For An Active Family Holiday in the Snow

“He who would travel happily must travel light.”  Antoine de St. Exupery   Gone are the days of laying everything out on the bed you would like to pack, then halving it. Here is a guide to help you save time by only gathering what you really need, right from the beginning. In this post you will … Continue reading »

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How to Enjoy the Magic of Meribel – Chalet Holidays in the Snow

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do, than by the ones you did do.” Mark Twain   Meribel is a quaint village, high within the French Alps, which not only oozes hospitable charm but delivers a picture perfect play ground for an active family holiday in the … Continue reading »

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One Theme, One Year; How to Rise to the Commitment

“And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” Meister Eckhart   Naming Your Year is a simple concept which involves picking one theme, for one year and committing to making it your best yet! We are not talking New Year’s Resolutions, or worrying over goals we might … Continue reading »

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