Tag Archive for travels

Countdown

What things do you look forward to when you’re heading off on a trip? I’m about to escape from an Aussie winter and wing my way to where the cockles of my heart shall be ignited by a young friend’s…

From Russia With Love

The Best Bits CLASSIC CLOTHES – in particular…coats, hats and boots! European women wear their intimidation with classic styling while Russian women just nonchalantly wrap themselves in it before putting their best boot forward and strutting their confidence.  Note to self:…

Q&A: Siberian Sojourn

Seven Questions Only                     What did you expect to see? Gulags, frozen peasants and snow! Ok, so I needed an update since watching Dr Zhivago but isn’t that why we travel? What…

Genghis Khan and other Fun Facts

Top travel tips for Mongolia… Genghis Khan – pronounced and written Chinghis Khan but born ‘Temujin’; founder and Great Khan of the Mongel Empire; born about 1162 and died August 1227; was buried in a secret place and 600 horseman rode…

Education or Indulgence

Is a love of travel or new experiences just a new form of consumerism? When the obsession is not brands, but culture, does that excuse the excess?  How will my travel experiences benefit anyone? Am I educating or just indulging…

Challenge On!

With 2014 just starting and new adventures about to begin, I thought I’d revisit a post from travels past. My intention is to crank up ye ol’ blog and start writing again. I hope you enjoy it! I didn’t want…