As a first time traveller, you want to see as much as you can within such a short space of time.. And hopefully keep the costs to a minimum. I remember when I first started travelling, there were so many things I wanted to do but it was also expensive to do so. Over the years, trip by trip, I have learned how to maximise my resources to get the most out of each city. Continue reading “How to See Rome for Free”
Florence is a pedestrianised city where people share some of the streets with vehicles. You may think that this would be dangerous. But, no. It works. It is not uncommon to see groups of people talking the middle of the street where there are clearly vehicles moving passed them. People and traffic seem to blend fluidly together in an organised flow. Continue reading “A World Without A Lens”
Almost everyone will be familiar with the name Leonardo Da Vinci. Even if you have no interest in art. His most recognisable work, the Mona Lisa, is hanging in the Louvre in Paris. However, there was another side to the great artist which many people may not be familiar with. Continue reading “All About Leo”
Ever since I was young, I had always known I wanted to travel. Yet back then no-one wanted to go with me. The excuses always revolved around money, time, too busy or not interested. So I made a decision to just do it on my own. Continue reading “Why I Travel Alone”
There are many books on leadership, each quoting the secrets to great leadership. But many organisations are still struggling to find effective leaders. The authors of these books agree there is a difference between management and leadership. The audience of those same books struggle to put leadership into practice. So what makes a great leader? Continue reading “What Makes A Good Leader?”
Something happens in our forties. We suddenly realise that we have not paid attention to our own needs or what makes us happy. Society says we have to stick to the routine we had through life. School. University. Job. Family. This is the way we have been conditioned . Anyone going outside of this norm is frowned upon. Continue reading “The Awakening”
This month’s photo highlights that the world can be the most peaceful place on Earth. This photo was taken a few years ago at the west rim of the Grand Canyon. It is called Eagle Rock because it really does look like an eagle. This beautiful rock formation is literally metres from the then new sky-walk observation deck. To enjoy an air of peace and calmness arrive early before the hordes of tourists. Sit on one of the nearby rocks and just chill. The only sound that you will hear is the occasional bird. You may even spot an eagle circling high above and marvel at how graceful they are.