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Visiting Disneyland All Grown Up

Visiting Disneyland All Grown Up

When I was little, Disneyland seemed like a magical place. To my eight year old mind it was the home of all of my favourite characters from The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Lion King, and to actually visit it would be like stepping through the cinema screen into the world … Continue reading Visiting Disneyland All Grown Up

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Checking In: The Mid-Year Review (2017)

The Mid-Year Review

I have no idea where the first half of 2017 went. Surely it was only a few weeks ago when I was dreaming up travel plans for this year? Yet somehow I am sitting here with my laptop, listening to it pour with rain outside, counting the days to when winter is over and wondering … Continue reading Checking In: The Mid-Year Review (2017)

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A Lazy Mother’s Day in the Adelaide Hills

Chocolate honeycomb from Me;ba's - yum!

The last few weekends have been grey and chilly as we head towards winter. But this weekend the sun was out, and the temperature was hovering around a lovely twenty degrees making it the ideal day for a Sunday drive through the Adelaide Hills. And perfect timing, too, since it’s Mother’s Day! To celebrate, I … Continue reading A Lazy Mother’s Day in the Adelaide Hills

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Why I’ll Always Remember Salzburg

Mirabell Gardens

As soon as I set foot in Salzburg, I felt at home. Here was a town I could easily fall in love with, from the imposing Hohensalzburg Fortress overlooking the town, to the idyllic Sound of Music setting of the Mirabell Gardens, to the cobblestoned streets of the Old Town, and I couldn’t wait to … Continue reading Why I’ll Always Remember Salzburg

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How To Travel With Your Sibling

How To Travel With Your Sibling

Travelling with siblings can be awesome if you get on well with each other. Having lived with each other for such a long period of time as children, now that you’ve both grown up you know each other’s likes and dislikes, and when you each need your space. Since they care about you, they’ll be … Continue reading How To Travel With Your Sibling

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The Trees of Ta Prohm

The Trees of Ta Prohm

Out of all of the temples in Angkor, I was most looking forward to visiting Ta Prohm. From what I had seen online, it looked like an abandoned temple, left for the trees and vegetation of the area to consume it. Ta Prohm was constructed in 1186 as a Buddhist monastery and temple dedicated to … Continue reading The Trees of Ta Prohm

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How to Choose Your Next Adventure

How to Choose Your Next Adventure

It’s the start of 2017 and you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to ‘travel more’. However, there are so many places you could go in the world – 193 countries spread over seven continents – how do you choose where to go?

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What’s Happening in 2017!

What's Happening in 2017!

  Happy New Year and welcome to 2017! I hope you celebrated last night in style surrounded by friends and family. It’s the start of a new year and like a lot of people, I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to see, be, and achieve over the next 365 days. After an epic 2016 … Continue reading What’s Happening in 2017!

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Phnom Penh from the Water: A Cruise Along Tonle Sap River

A double rainbow: a lovely way to end the cruise!

After a week of catching up with old friends, learning about the recent tragic history of Cambodia, and getting used to culture shock, we decided to go on an early evening river cruise to celebrate our last night in Phnom Penh. After five days sweltering in the humidity, I was ready for a break from … Continue reading Phnom Penh from the Water: A Cruise Along Tonle Sap River

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Current Obsessions: Outlander

Doune Castle

I’m currently obsessed with Outlander, the TV show based on Diana Gabaldon’s series of books of the same name. And when I say obssessed, I mean in the past three weeks I’ve watched both Seasons 1 and 2, and instead of enduring the wait for Season 3 of the TV series, have begun reading the … Continue reading Current Obsessions: Outlander

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Travelling the world … one castle at a time