No doubt about it, eating out in London can be expensive. However, follow in the footsteps of the locals to save your money.. Continue reading “Where the locals really eat in London”
Post the excitement of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on the weekend, the crowds may have dispersed but not the love for British royalty. Hundreds of people lined the streets and the Long Walk leading to the castle hoping to catch a glimpse of the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Continue reading “A Royal Affair”
Oh how the way we travel has changed – and how quickly. Hands up those who remember paper based plane tickets? Quite a few of you, I would imagine. On the eve of my trip to Europe, I took a look through my old travel documents I collected over the years. There was so much paper involved!. Continue reading “How Travel Has Changed”
It was a cold, wet Thursday evening. The rain was pelting down outside. It was the ideal setting to participate in a history ghost tour at Australia’s first shopping mall. During the day Adelaide Arcade in the city’s premier shopping precinct is full of shoppers and diners. When the sun goes down, the arcade grows quiet. The heavy, grey, iron gates are locked and the stage is set for an evening of ghost hunting. Continue reading “Historic Ghosts of Adelaide”
Whenever I travel there are three items which I have found to be the most useful. These items are versatile and you can pack them into any size bag.
This circular piece of plastic is not only a social butterfly, it can double as a seat, plate or a security shield in your bag. I like to place it in the front of my daypack to act as a shield to protect the items inside from pushy crowds. Oh, and of course, it can be used to share a game with new friends.
Possibly the most versatile piece of fabric you can pack into your bag. It has so many uses depending on your creativity. It can be used as a scarf, towel, seat, skirt, bag and a host of other things you will discover the more you carry it.
Traditionally used to protect you from rain, but the umbrella can double as a sunshade and more creatively as a weapon. I have always carried an umbrella with me, no matter what the season. Especially with the unseasonable weather around the globe right now. Fortunately, I have not yet had to employ the umbrella’s defensive capabilities yet.
ANZAC Day is the most important national day for Australia and New Zealand. It commemorates the anniversary our two nations fought side by side together during World War 1. It is a day which brings together people, old and young to remember the hardships and spirit of mateship. Continue reading “Rosemary for Remembrance”
Ever since I was young, I had always known I wanted to travel. Yet back then no-one wanted to go with me. The excuses always revolved around money, time, too busy or not interested. So I made a decision to just do it on my own. Continue reading “Why I Travel Alone”