I recently flew to Madrid for a long weekend, it was exciting to go somewhere new and get back to exploring a little. I have to say there is a reason I don’t like travelling in summer…the heat it was … Continue reading Spain Part 1: Madrid
In October 2013 I was living in Abu Dhabi so for a short holiday I took myself off to England to see Stonehenge and Glastonbury for the first time. There is benefit sometimes in the rainy English weather it can … Continue reading Travels from the Past – Stonehenge and Glastonbury
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.