Christmas in Paris is a dream. This year I finally made the dream come true. Paris is beautiful all year round, but it is magical during the festive season.
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Each Christmas it is almost a religion to check out the latest pantomime. This year it is Goldilocks and the Three Bears. While pantomimes are for all the family, sometimes the one liners are not always family appropriate.
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Friday 18 October 2019 was Global Champagne Day, which is celebrated around the world by those who love their glass of bubbly. However, champagne is more than just a classy, bubbly drink. It has a long history dating back to Hautvillers in the Champagne region of France. Continue reading “Global Champagne Day”
Eating out alone can seem daunting at first. Maybe a little frightening. You look around the restaurant at the sea of couples and groups. Your confidence disappears and you want to run back to your hotel or apartment. But do not run away. You have a right to eat out as much as those couple and groups. Continue reading “How to successfully dine alone?”
Why is there a stigma attached to dining alone? Whether you are in your home city or overseas, eating out on your own is still seen as socially unacceptable. It is almost as if they think that you cannot find someone to share with. Continue reading “The stigma of solo dining”
Travel does not have to be expensive. Many people on budgets are travelling more today than ever before. Ever wonder how they can do it? There are a few simple strategies you can adopt into your weekly budget so you can have that holiday you’ve dreamed about. Continue reading “How to travel on the cheap”
With 18 wine regions, and counting, South Australia is truly the place to be for wine lovers. Most people who come here know the top three regions: Barossa, Clare Valley and McLaren Vale. However, go farther afield and you will discover not only new favourites, but some amazing scenery as well. Continue reading “Adelaide: The Wine Capital of Australia”