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The Night We Were ‘King & Queen’ in Bali

I love to travel and my husband and I have been fortunate to have been able to travel internationally each year for the last 6 years.  Each time we travel we create new and wonderful memories that we can reminisce about many years after the…

April 17, 2017
9 ways travel changes you
Travel

9 Ways Travel Changes You

I previously published this post about two years ago but revisited and updated it.  Next month, we will be cruising to Japan, not great timing after the recent typhoon but you can never predict the weather when travelling. I love travelling and discovering new…

April 17, 2017
6 Reasons your next holiday should be a cruise
Over 50s Lifestyle Travel

6 Reasons Your next holiday should be a cruise

  We have booked a cruise for this month and I can’t wait! According to Business Insider  nearly 1 in 20 Australians went cruising last year.  A massive 27% increase.  Cruising is the faster growing form of holiday and Australians are certainly jumping on…

April 13, 2017
Australia Day
Travel Uncategorized

Australia Day

I was born in Sydney, Australia 59 years ago and now live in Brisbane which is in Queensland.  On this Australia Day, 26th January, where we celebrate all things Australian, I wanted to share with you some images and famous songs about our beautiful…

January 25, 2017
Travel

8 Things that should be in Your Travel Folder

It is holiday time, you have been planning for months and as the day of departure draws closer excitement starts to build.  I love travelling and still get a thrill going to the airport – especially if it is the International terminal. However, before…

December 8, 2016
Jacarandas are bloomng
Nature Travel

Jacarandas are blooming

I love Springtime where I live in sunny Queensland, Australia and I especially love the Jacarandas when they are in full bloom during the months of October and November. They instantly say springtime and make a colourful display with their purple-blue flowers. Jacarandas The…

November 4, 2016
11 ways to survive long haul flights
Travel

Simple Ways to Survive Long Haul Flights

Planning to travel? Don’t start your holiday exhausted! Long haul flights can play havoc with sleep, skin and our moods. Not all of us are lucky enough to travel first class.  So if you have to travel ‘cattle’ class here are some tips to survive…

September 9, 2016
carnival greek
Discover Yourself Travel

Patrino Karnivale – A Greek Tradition

  I love hearing about traditions from other countries and this week I am pleased to introduce Mary from The Boondocks Blog to tell us about the Greek Tradition of Carnival or Patrino Karnavali as it is know in Greece. “Patrino Karnavali” is the…

March 22, 2016
Travel

My Home By The Ocean

A few months ago, my husband and I made the decision to buy an apartment at Surfers Paradise, on the Gold Coast in Queensland. We have investment properties, on the Coast and in Brisbane, however, we wanted somewhere we could have as our haven…

November 13, 2015