What is the best travel resource?

Do you follow a zillion travel blogs for inspiration? Do you prefer the eye appealing Pinspiration? Are you a trip advisor kind of traveller? Or do you prefer trusted guides on paper? Or do you go on full service tours and excursions that take the research out of it? I’m sure most people, like me,…

Lessons Learnt

They say the third year of expat life is the best, and by the fourth you’ll be ready for home. I’ve heard this from numerous people in our program, and it does seem like people tend to either leave after that fourth year or stay indefinitely, like they’ve fully committed to their new home. I…

Travel Burnout

I never thought the  day would come when I was sick of learning about new cities and new places.  I realise I’m lucky to be able to travel as much as I do, and we’re really trying to make the most of our time abroad.  Maybe, though, we’re trying to make too much of it. …

Thoughts on Paris

   The next few posts will cover our trip with my future in laws to the city of light, where we visited a huge variety of museums, fascinating churches, monuments and one disgustingly ornate palace.  I wasn’t sure if I’d like Paris, I’d gotten mixed reviews from other travellers, who loved the beauty and shopping or…

The Lost Art of Air Travel

I remember a time when I loved every aspect of flying, from the early morning drives to the airport (always with pecan spin wheels) to enjoying the ‘altitude food’ that was so entertaining as a child. It seemed like air travel was the only form of transport with any romance left, with glamorous flight attendants…