As a travel writer, I spend a lot of time away from my kids, exploring different corners of the world. Sometimes, I breathe in, relax and thank the heavens above that I’m there alone. There are times when I know that a certain destination is a place I will definitely return to with my family.
The Solomon Islands are like that for me. It’s a gloriously simple destination, a place where very few decisions will need to be made. US psychologist Barry Schwartz arguesthat in developed nations like ours we face too many options and that making choices day after day leads to anxiety and stress. While in the Western Province last October, there were no decisions to make. The menu items were limited, the excursions were almost non-existent, the wifi weak and television a rarity. Tourism is only just warming up here.
Author: Danielle Norton
Publisher: Our Family Travels