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How Bookcrossing Influences my Travel

How Bookcrossing Influences my Travel

We all travel for different reasons. There is no science behind choosing the next destination, but sometimes there are things that draw you to one place over another. For me over the last few years, that thing has been Bookcrossing.   Bookcrossing is a global...
2019 Travel Wishlist

2019 Travel Wishlist

Are you still working on your 2019 travel wishlist? Maybe you are a last minute kind of person, so won’t actually decide until weeks before your trip. Or maybe you are more like me, already working on plans for 2020! While my 2019 plans are not yet totally set...
Our Ten Biggest Gap Year Failures

Our Ten Biggest Gap Year Failures

We all know things go wrong when we travel. We travelled for over a year through forty countries and were lucky  we didn’t have anything really disastrous occur, but there were definitely some things we did wrong and other things that went wrong that were out of...
Sydney to Singapore – The Suites Way!

Sydney to Singapore – The Suites Way!

Our Singapore Airlines Suites class review from Sydney to Singapore. Date: 17th April 2017 Flight: SQ222 Aircraft: Airbus A380 Seats 3C/D   Booking As we began to plan for our gap year, I came up with the idea that I would love to leave Australia in style. At...
Gap Year Preparation as a Forty-Something

Gap Year Preparation as a Forty-Something

If you have come in contact with me anytime in the last year, have been following along with my blog, or even just read my About Me page, you will know that we are about to head off on a twelve month adventure of a life time. In just two more sleeps we will be getting...
Travel Disasters – When Things (Almost) Go Wrong

Travel Disasters – When Things (Almost) Go Wrong

Travel disasters tend to occur regularly. It’s just how it is. Usually at the time it feels like the end of the world. In hindsight though, most of the situations we have thought were disastrous turned out just fine in the end. Now they make for some great...
A Newbie Flying Business Class – What Was it Like?

A Newbie Flying Business Class – What Was it Like?

I have been learning about frequent flyer points for a few years now. Unlike many other people who collect points, I have not been able to earn points and status through flying for work. Instead I earn points through some domestic flights, credit cards and a few other...
Frequent Flyer Madness in the Pursuit of Points

Frequent Flyer Madness in the Pursuit of Points

Frequent flyers can be a bit of a crazy bunch. The lengths that we will go to to gather frequent flyer or hotel points and status cannot be underestimated. There is a well known story from the US about The Pudding Guy. He calculated that the value of the points he...
How to be a Travel Blogger

How to be a Travel Blogger

I have been a travel blogger for exactly ten days! So how can I write a “How to…” post? Well, I can’t really, but what I can write about is this state of total confusion I am going through. I am pretty sure that I have no idea what I am doing....