• A Private Audience With a Masterpiece

    Dealing with disappointment and a night with one of the worlds most famous men

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  • More Than Just The Music: 10 Things To Do At Bestival

    From getting married to having a hot tub under the stars, the sheer number of things to do and areas to explore at Bestival borders on overwhelming. Because there is so much to see besides the multitude of musical acts (although you could be forgiven for forgetting that's the reason you bought the ticket in the first place!) Check out this list of fun things to do at Bestival beyond the main stages.

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  • Munich in Neon: Oktoberfest After Dark

    There is more fun to be had at Oktoberfest than just stein fuelled merrymaking inside one of its numerous beer tents. Surrounding the festival is an impressive fun fair of food, rides and entertainment. Once the sun sets, this carnival becomes a kaleidoscopic array of flashing neon lights and bright colours. Here are a few snapshots to help set the scene.

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  • Top 10: My Favourite Greek Food

    Originally this was going to be a top 5 favourite feeds post but then I just couldn't narrow it down to just five. Nope, not even close! There are just too many delicious things to eat in Greece and visiting this country really was one of the culinary highlights of my travels through Europe.

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Travel tips

How to get a Faux-glow-on-the-go: Foolproof fake tanning for travel in the tropics

By On January 14, 2015

I have been a fake tan junkie for as long as I can remember, I have even owned several professional quality spray tan machines which are fantastic for delivering a fast, even… Read More

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Planning

What shoes to pack for a European summer backpacking adventure

By On January 14, 2015

It was a tough decision choosing what shoes to pack for backpacking around Europe. The hardest part of traveling for a podiatrically-challenged girl like me is fighting foot fatigue. After so much… Read More

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Planning

Everything you need to know about going to Bestival 2015

By On January 5, 2015

Bestival is about much so more than just the music. There are so many ways to be entertained such as comedy, theatre, dance and even knitting lessons. Not to mention the Science… Read More

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Travel tales

Sharing a Sentiment with Ernest Hemingway

By On January 3, 2015

It was through a cloud of Cuban cigar haze inside the dimly lit El Floridita that I first saw Ernest Hemingway. Our eyes met from across the room, a wry look frozen… Read More

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Travel tales

You have one hour to dismantle a bomb and escape the room in Trap Prague – GO!

By On January 3, 2015

My time growing up in the 80s and 90s was far from glamorous. Not only was I a willing participant in the wearing of scrunchies, happy pants and having my hair crimped,… Read More

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Travel tales

A Private Audience With a Masterpiece

By On December 8, 2014

The experience of traveling the world is so much more than being physically present and placing your soles onto foreign soil. The essence of travel is embedded within our senses over time,… Read More

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Planning

Day bag packing essentials: What I take when exploring a new city

By On November 24, 2014

When out and about exploring a brand new destination for a day I like to keep it simple and only carry the bare essentials with me. It is already pretty exhaustive trying… Read More

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Travel tales

Pina Coladas in Perfection at Grand Cayman’s Rum Point

By On November 18, 2014

After a bonza Aussie lunch at Tukka and making some new five-legged friends at Starfish Point (Read about it here – Dining ‘Down Under’ in the Cayman Islands and Exploring Grand Cayman’s… Read More

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Food

AM edition: Breakfast in Ronda

By On November 9, 2014

There really isn’t much to choose from in your average Andalucian breakfast. The usual offerings are something along the lines of toast with jam, toast with pâté, toast with tomato or toast… Read More

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Food

How to Eat Tapas in Granada Like a Local

By On November 9, 2014

The word on the street in Spain is that the days of perching on a bar stool and getting a free tapa with your drink order have come to an end. There… Read More