Stunning architecture. Beautifully sculptured gardens. Hampton Court Palace is a must visit for history lovers. Yet beyond the beauty lies a much spookier past. Continue reading “Haunting Hampton Court”
The clock strikes midnight to signal the start of a brand new year. It is also the moment many of us make our new year resolutions. You know the one’s, diet, exercise, happiness but this year why not make it your goal to travel to that dream destination in 2015.
Ice skating at the Rockefeller Centre in the heart of New York City. Snow covered trees in Central Park. Bargain hunting at Macy’s after Christmas sales. New Year’s Eve does not get any better than this. While Times Square is a popular destination to celebrate New Year’s Eve, for a unique individual experience there is so much more to experience in New York.
It is always a great experience to travel the world throughout the year. Yet when it comes to Christmas I prefer to stay in Adelaide for the holiday season. A perfect time to catch up with family who you have not seen all year because of the busy lives we all lead. This holiday season is no exception. I will spend the time at home to share the turkey love and all the trimmings. Continue reading “The Hills are Alive with the Sparkle of Christmas”
Paris is one of my favourite cities in the world because it is filled with so much beauty and history. So on my last trip I took the time to explore on of the oldest sites in the city with a very spooky history. Continue reading “Catacombs of Paris”
Full of a long and rich history, Cambridge is a small university town located just 45 minutes by train north of London. Beautiful old buildings, cobblestone streets , a modern shopping mall and traditional market place. Cambridge is not just for students. Take a walk around this heritage city and you will discover a day trip perfect for all ages.
Imagine the sparkling of diamonds and precious stones. Each blinking for attention. As you stand in front of the jewellery cases, you marvel at the perfectly set jewels locked safely away under the glass. This is Tiffany and Co – but it is not New York. Continue reading “Breakfast at Tiffany’s – What Makes you Happy?”
From panoramic Swiss-like views to celebrity spotting, San Sebastian has something for everyone. So close your eyes and open your ears and other senses. The sound of waves crash against the seawall. A gentle spray of water hits your face and you can taste the salty Atlantic Ocean on your lips. Continue reading “Basque Jewels”
Ever wonder how you can avoid the queues at The Louvre? There is a lot to see in Paris, so one does not want to spend all holiday in a line. The Louvre is the most famous art gallery in Paris (if not the world) and by 9am it is over an hour’s wait to get inside. A simple pre-planning strategy will get you in fast to see and explore more. Continue reading “Crowd Jumping at The Louvre”
A dream holiday to Paris does not have to cost the earth. Hotels and dining do not have to break the bank. Paris is affordable for even the most budget conscious traveller to enjoy. How? Grab yourself a Paris Pass and you’re ready to explore! Continue reading “Paris on a budget”