2017 Travel Highlights

Tour du Mont Blanc

I had a bumper year of travel highlights in 2017, visiting three continents and nine countries: Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Switzerland, Croatia, Italy and France.  I was lucky to not only to explore so many new destinations, but also revisit some old favourites.  It was easy to rediscover the beauty, charm and adventure […]

Flying High – Choppers & Views

Helicopter tour to the Grand Canyon

I love looking at the world from above, be it from a plane, a cable car, a mountain after a hike, or even a hot air balloon.  But a helicopter has to be my favourite – what’s not to like?  Choppers give you great views, and it’s thrilling, exciting and fun!  If you’re short on […]

Sydney with kids


Sydney is the perfect city to enjoy a family holiday in, with so many things to do.  Be it indoors, or outdoors, there’s always something to entertain the kids.  All of these suggestions have been road tested by with me and some of my nieces and nephews – and they have given them all the […]

Baffling Burma, Magical Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar

I loved my visit to Myanmar, it’s a beautiful country full of surprises.  I went without knowing much beyond there were a lot of pagodas. What a wonderful surprise to discover such a diverse and fascinating place.  It’s magical and mystical, but at times completely baffling. Myanmar has a fascinating history.  With lots of natural […]

My Top 10 Travel in 2016 – a great year!

Great Ocean Walk

Every year offers new opportunities and new adventures.  It might have felt that the world went a bit mad in 2016, but that makes looking for the beauty and charm in the world even more important and that’s what I tried to do in 2016. So without further ado, here were my top 10 travel experiences […]

Welcome to Japan: Weird & Wonderful


“In Japan, you have no idea what they are saying, and they can’t help you either.  Nothing makes any sense.  They’re very polite, but you feel like a joke is being played on you the entire time you’re there” Bill Murray This was my first visit to Japan.  I wasn’t sure what to expect. So […]

My top 10 travel in 2015 – what a year!

San Pedro de Atacama

I know the year isn’t over yet, but I got to thinking about where I wanted to travel to in 2016, which also made me look back on the year that’s been.  I started wondering, what were my favourite travel experiences this year, what was my top 10 travel in 2015?  I’ve been very lucky, […]