2020 – the beginning of not only a new year; but a new decade. As the fireworks settle over the city and transform into a new dawn, January 1 is the perfect moment to reflect on the year that was before moving into a new year of exciting challenges and changes. Continue reading “New Year. New Decade. New Life.”
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.
Continue reading “A Parisian Christmas”
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.
Continue reading “It’s Panto Time in London”
If you cannot afford travel insurance, you really cannot afford to travel. We keep hearing reports of injuries and accidents overseas to tourists who have not purchased travel insurance to cover themselves. Continue reading “The most important travel accessory”
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”
There are many things we can take gratitude in as an individual. But there are even more simple ways which we can help others be grateful. It does not have to be big. In fact, it is the small, simple things in life that can brighten up someone’s day. Continue reading “Gratitude”
As the cold winter sets in Down Under, it is time to find new ways to keep warm. I love the warm weather and last year I was fortunate to escape to a European summer. However, that is not always possible every year.
Continue reading “In Search of Summer”