January 2016 I left Abu Dhabi and the desert for some French winter weather in Nice and then Monaco to celebrate my birthday and catch up with friends. Both of the ladies I caught up with I had worked with … Continue reading Travels from the past – Birthday trips part 3 – Nice and Monaco
A dream of mine when in Australia was to go to Paris for the weekend, now that’s impossible distance wise, you spend most of it travelling there and back. But when I moved to Abu Dhabi it was possible. So … Continue reading Travels from the past – Birthday trips part 2 – Paris
Still in lockdown, like so many people I cannot wait for the vaccine so I can travel again. Yesterday was my birthday and I couldn’t do either of the two main things I do on my birthday…I couldn’t travel and … Continue reading Travels from the past – Birthday trips Part1
In Australia there was a radio show on Sundays that had a segment called “Why I live where I Live” it was fun to hear the different stories of why people lived where they did. There was even a book … Continue reading Why I live where I live….
I had seen a photo of a beautiful painted cathedral in the snow, in researching it I discovered that it was in Almaty, that it was made entirely of wood with no metal nails etc. The second tallest wooden building … Continue reading Travels from the past – Almaty Kazakhstan
Walking around Petra, meeting the author of the book Married to a Bedouin and getting and autographed copy was exhilarating. The next day we headed to our final destination for this trip, which is the Dead Sea and some pampering. … Continue reading Travels from the past – Jordan – Dead Sea
I have been going to do this for awhile, share past trips. As travel long distance seems even further away I decided to start the series. This first article is on Jordan – specifically Petra. The next one will be … Continue reading Travels from the past – Jordan – Petra
I haven’t been anywhere (like a lot of people) for ages, so feeling the need to get away I decided to go to Trieste Italy for a long weekend. Its about 1.5 hrs bus ride away. This was my first … Continue reading Weekend escape to Trieste
In the current environment when we will travel again is anyone’s guess. So I decided to catch-up on the creation of my photo-books, I have photos since 2015 to be used. When I create these books I like to add … Continue reading My Favourite Travelling Quotes and Photos to Inspire
My friend out of the blue asked me if I was doing anything for New Years Eve and if no would I like to visit. I wasnt, so checked with the cat sitter if she could look after my cat, … Continue reading Trips over the holiday season. Italy and France. Part 2 Lyon France.
This Christmas season , I have had the opportunity to visit Genoa Italy and Lyon France. Both trips were to visit with friends, and it was such fun, even though they were both short breaks of just a few days each. During my visit to Genoa I got to spend time walking around the city and enjoying the beautiful architecture, great Italian food and to experience their Christmas markets. I didn’t know what to expect when I went to Genoa as I was focused on visiting my friend and catching up, I forgot to do research, I knew it was … Continue reading Trips over the holiday season. Italy and France. Part 1 Genoa Italy.
Martinovanje 2019 aka St Martins day is on 11th November and it is when the wine is blessed and according to legend turns from water into wine. There are celebrations all over Slovenia. I chose to go to the Wine … Continue reading Martinovanje 2019