A Grim Travel Reality

Unfortunately travel today means the first thing you have to put in your mind is to remain vigilant and aware of your surroundings. Yet we cannot let the threat and actual events of terrorism disrupt us from our everyday lives.  The explosions in Brussels this morning, 22 March 2016, remind us that we must always be alert.  Yet still be able to focus on enjoying a holiday. It is not easy but at the same time we cannot let this event keep us from exploring the world. Continue reading “A Grim Travel Reality”

Photo of the Month: Waves of Mykonos

Mykonos, also known as the island of wind, and last summer was no exception.  It was my first trip to Greece and I was imagining perfect weather, golden beaches and warm waters. Well two out of the three were not bad.  Mother Nature had decided that she would send strong winds as well.  However, it does make for a great photo this month as the waves crash up against the sea wall of Little Venice providing a new perspective to the famous windmills of Mykonos. Watch you step!

Little Venice Waves

Harbourside in Hobart

Hobart is the harbour city of Tasmania that sits on the estuary of the Derwent River and the finish line for the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.  Flanked against the mountainside backdrop of Mount Wellington, at 1270 metres, Hobart is a city of colourful history and culture.  The harbour district starts at fashionable Salamanca Place where you will find the arts district, pubs, cafes, sandstone warehouses and of course the popular Salamanca Market every Saturday. Continue reading “Harbourside in Hobart”

Five Travel Skills To Build Success

Did you know that the skills you use to travel can help you become a success in your working life too?  Everyone defines success differently and to achieve it depends on the confidence we have in beating the fears that prevent us getting there. As travellers we face our fears on every trip and return home more confident each time. The five skills travellers can adapt back home are: Continue reading “Five Travel Skills To Build Success”

Delos Uncovered

Delos has magical powers.  Those who have been confirm it.  A magic pulls you towards the island on a spiritual journey.  What is this magic? That depends on what you are looking for – everyone takes away something different.  For some it is spiritual or in the ancient times – a pilgrimage. Continue reading “Delos Uncovered”