Meet the Said Family

I am Dad to the amazing Said family: my wife and best friend Sheira and my 3 wonderful kids, Joshua an adult now at 19, Noah, 16 and Zoe, 8.

My life revolves around showing them the world through travel and blowing their mind with what it has to offer: its beauty, its hidden (and not so hidden) corners, its unique stories. This is the one area where my family let me loose like a kid in a candy store, in charge of every aspect of our holiday planning - so naturally our family albums take you around the planet...

When it comes to adventure and the path less traveled, my wife gives me a run for my money and we have both raised our kids to say - bring it on! We are a tight unit, however we are all individuals with our own passions, interests and favourite destinations...

Meet the Family

Jonathan

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Sheira

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Hi, I am Sheira Said, who happily answers to the name of ‘mum’ in the Said household - wherever that may be around the world when not in Sydney! I share Jonathan’s passion for embracing the best lifestyle that you can and enjoying what this world has to offer - and I am excited to be able to share whatever I learn on the way with you here at jonathansaid.com, our latest labour of love...

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Zoe

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Hi, I’m Zoe Said and I just turned 8. My mum and I are the girls of the Said family. I think I am funny, clever, happy and caring. When we stay at home in Sydney I find funny things to do, like playing tricks on my brothers by switching their screensavers to really silly things when they are not looking. At home I like to swim, play tennis, watch my mum in the kitchen and dance around in my leotard.

I love dancing, I go to classes four times a week. If there is a dinner party...

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Noah

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Hi, I’m Noah Said, a Yr 11 student currently in my second-to-last year at high school in Sydney.The family travel plans will work around a school calendar for a little while longer… When I’m at home I’m a pretty typical teenager: I love basketball, video games and hanging out with my friends. If I had to choose one word to describe me it would be ‘frank and to the point.’

I love travel! I have definitely caught the bug. Ever since I can remember we have been...

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Josh

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Hi, I am Joshua Said and - at 19 - the latest adult in the family. I wouldn’t be a Said if I didn’t do something travel-related to mark the occasion so I am traveling on a 6-month adventure through Israel and Europe on my gap year. In fact I just turned 19 in Amsterdam (Mum is using Bill Clinton’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy”).

Our house has always been full of action and people - from my Grandmother, Jackie to all our friends who we invite over every day...

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THE CITY STREETS

Rio life is lived out on the streets. ...

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A NIGHT AT A MUAY

This was an out-there suggestion for the boys ...

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EATING AT THE BEACH SHACKS…

BANANA BEACH. For a great lunch excursion away ...

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THINGS TO SEE AND DO

POPULAR THINGS TO SEE AND DO SEYCHELLES"Searching for ...

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