There is none so unfamiliar as arriving by boat to the chorus of traditional vocals, melodious, harmonies, and hearing the Fijian spirit of life expressed through song ring out over the water as our boat reached the jetty.
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Unearthing Hong Kong
There was an unconventional beauty here that had caught me off guard. I had not envisioned Hong Kong to be beautiful. Vibrant, yes. Mesmerising and hypnotic yes. Entertaining, unequivocally yes again. But not beautiful… and yet as the sun faded on my first day in Hong Kong, the cityscape began to illuminate.
The ‘why’ behind my Mummy and Daughter Overseas Trips
I choose living with intention. Loving with passion. Laughing without inhibition. I choose light over darkness. I choose moments over money. I choose today over tomorrow. I. Choose. Life.
Macau…More Than Meets The Eye
For though you may be well aware of “modern Macao”, the ‘new’ did not always exist. Before the ‘new’ was the old. Ancient in ways and steeped in tradition, once a gateway for Europe to the Orient, where East met West trading.
NZ Road Trip- Day 6 Queenstown Activities Guide
Thrill seekers, dare devils, adventure enthusiasts and Zen lovers, have you considered Queenstown? Your comprehensive activities guide awaits…
NZ Road Trip- Day 5 Queenstown& Arrowtown
Out of the ordinary inspiration ideas for your Queenstown, NZ trip. Exploring Arrowton, Walter Peak BBQ dinner and the TSS Earnslaw…
Road Trip Guide to Driving New Zealand-Day 2 Hooker Valley Track & Lake Wanaka
Whilst increasing in popularity, the growing crowds do not detract from this experience, so beautiful and life affirming is the landscape. Simply put, Hooker Valley Track is a must do.
Are You Too Scared To Travel?
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak live on radio across Melbourne, Australia.
The veiled threat, and undercurrent is in the air as tensions run higher than I can ever remember when in airports and around many significant landmarks and monuments…READ MORE
Visiting Amsterdam…and Are The Rumours True?
There is a palpable authenticity to the way local life is enjoyed in Amsterdam. Canal side gatherings, shared meals at all hours of the day, and music freely created within gardens, purports the idyllic stereotype of this biking city where time and schedules seem irrelevant. So what of those lingering rumours about drugs and the red light district?
Mt Pilatus, Switzerland – Know Before You Go
In October 2015 I made one of the best decisions of my life. To visit Switzerland. The list of countries […]