6 reasons to choose an organised tour

6 reasons to choose an organised tour Even though I had travelled extensively overseas with my family when it came to go travelling on my own for the first time I was very nervous. I was so nervous that I almost cancelled all my plans to travel Europe as I...

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5 things to consider when buying a Powerbank

I was travelling recently with a friend and all of a sudden she said “bugger, my phone’s battery is about to die”. The next thing I know she is putting a cable in to this little black box about the same size as her phone. On enquiring what she was doing I...

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Travel Insurance. Why I never leave home without it.

Accident prone or unlucky? Some may call me accident prone while others may call me unlucky and depending on how you look at it I could be both of these. So thank goodness I always take out travel insurance. Over my lifetime I have had to make a number of...

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Cruising the Panama Canal

A fear of flying (that’s another story) forced me to look at alternatives to get me from London to Sydney. The alternative I chose was to spend 42 days at sea visiting places such as The Azores, The Caribbean, Panama Canal and City and Tahiti before...

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Cancun Mexico

Cancun, Mexico – Spoil yourself at this premier coastal destination on Mexico’s Yucutan Peninsula While I was living in London I received a proposal from a friend to meet them in Mexico. My first thoughts were why on earth go to a dirty, third world...

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Hostels. Cheap clean accommodation.

I love staying in hostels, most of the time! And why do I like them so much? Hostels are a cheap accommodation option Yeah that's right. Hostels are the cheapest accommodation option for travellers unless you have a free bed somewhere. What makes it so...

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Anzac Day – Lest We Forget

ANZAC Day – Lest we forget! On the 25th of April every year a special event takes place and that is ANZAC Day. I always thought the day was special but I didn’t know how special it was until I actually visited ANZAC Cove for myself. That was way back in...

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