Travelling in Morocco is not the third world country many people may think it is. It is a country rich in culture, vibrant nightlife and friendly people. However, you may not notice this during Ramadan, the most important even in the Muslim calendar, which took place this year from 16 May to 14 June.
Continue reading “Moroccan Survival Tips During Ramadan”
A trip to Morocco is not complete without a visit to Bhalil, a small town located half an hour’s drive from Fes. The people here have lived simply in caves for generations and continue to do so.
Continue reading “The Cave Dwellers”
Post the excitement of the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on the weekend, the crowds may have dispersed but not the love for British royalty. Hundreds of people lined the streets and the Long Walk leading to the castle hoping to catch a glimpse of the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Continue reading “A Royal Affair”
Oh how the way we travel has changed – and how quickly. Hands up those who remember paper based plane tickets? Quite a few of you, I would imagine. On the eve of my trip to Europe, I took a look through my old travel documents I collected over the years. There was so much paper involved!. Continue reading “How Travel Has Changed”
Whenever I travel there are three items which I have found to be the most useful. These items are versatile and you can pack them into any size bag.
This circular piece of plastic is not only a social butterfly, it can double as a seat, plate or a security shield in your bag. I like to place it in the front of my daypack to act as a shield to protect the items inside from pushy crowds. Oh, and of course, it can be used to share a game with new friends.
Possibly the most versatile piece of fabric you can pack into your bag. It has so many uses depending on your creativity. It can be used as a scarf, towel, seat, skirt, bag and a host of other things you will discover the more you carry it.
Traditionally used to protect you from rain, but the umbrella can double as a sunshade and more creatively as a weapon. I have always carried an umbrella with me, no matter what the season. Especially with the unseasonable weather around the globe right now. Fortunately, I have not yet had to employ the umbrella’s defensive capabilities yet.
It’s festival time in Adelaide again. The months of February and March are packed with a smorgasbord of entertainment for all ages and interests. Continue reading “Mixing it up at the Festival”
From the first time I visited Italy last decade, I fell in love with the country. The people, language, food, history and culture were etched into my mind forever. So it is little surprise I will head back there later this year. Continue reading “Busking in Rome”