• A weekend in Oslo Oslo is really a treat and a great place to visit with children. A long weekend in the middle of summer is the ideal time to get a good look at the whole city and get to some of its great museums and attractions. Oslo might not be top of the list for shopping and…
  • Top tips for traveling greener! When you are travelling there are a lot of things that are out of your control but there are definitely ways you can travel more responsibility and decrease your impact on the environment. It’s about making smarter choices that help to mitigate the negative impacts we create when we travel.   It is not possible…
  • Flying fear and how to get past it Ever wonder about what is happening in people’s lives when they get escorted off a plane? It doesn’t happen very often but over all my years of travelling I have seen the odd person and wondered what their story was. As someone who has now had her entire family escorted off a plane I can…
  • A weekend in Lisbon Oh Lisbon how much we love you! Lisbon is such a great place to get away from it all for a weekend or a week. There truly is something for everyone from the sites and the food through to the beaches and wonderful architecture and buildings adorned with stunning tiles. Honestly, you could spend an…
  • A weekend in Amsterdam Amsterdam is a fun place to visit for a weekend (or a week or a month). Its easy to access by plane or train from most of Europe and there is so much to do once you are there. The sites, food, entertainment and general beauty of the place make it such a great choice…
  • The minimalist packer I have discovered there are two packers in life. The minimalist packer and the maximalist packer. I am a minimalist. I have always been on the minimal side of things but the more years I travel the less I pack. Truth be told I am lazy. I can not be bothered carrying stuff around that…
  • A weekend in Paris Paris is a great place to be foot loose and fancy free with a group of girlfriends for the weekend. It’s pretty centrally located so easy to get to from most places especially if you are in Europe, Middle East or Africa but it also isn’t too far from the East Coast in the US…
  • A weekend in Seminyak Seminyak is a great place to get away from it all. Its the perfect destination regardless of who you are going with – a girls weekend, a family getaway or break from the kids. By day Seminyak is a humming place with beautiful beaches, funky shopping and amazingly good coffee! At night there are unlimited…