Welcome to my travel blog. Grab a coffee, dream of a destination and then select the country in the band above.... and become inspired! Getting away from the hum-drum of life (be it for a weekend locally or overseas at an exotic destination) is what this blog is all about! After enjoying a massive … Continue reading Thanks for visiting my travel blog
When we found out that we were going to be celebrating New Year's Eve in Santiago Chile in 2016-2017 (and after we found out the amazing Nicole -our travel agent- had booked us into the hotel that would be hosting one of the town's biggest New Year's Eve parties), i contacted the hotel concierge from … Continue reading Chile- A little table of our own
Chile was hot hot hot.... and the weather was great too. Above is a highlight real of our day sightseeing, and shows a few photos from the New Year's Eve Function we attended ( where we got to Salsa into the night before the fireworks really started). If you want to read more detail, hit … Continue reading Chile- Sightseeing, Salsa Dancing and seeing in the New Year
Monday 2nd January 2017 This morning we got up at an ungodly hour of the morning (around 3am) to get ready to check out of our hotel in Chile, and then we caught our 4am transfer back to the airport.... as we were Peru bound. We got the same driver as the one who did … Continue reading Day 4- Goodbye Chile, now to get to Peru……..(a lesson in patience and flexibility).
1st January 2017- We were told prior to New Year's Day of the Chilean belief that what you do in the first 12 hours in the new year's day would represent what your entire year will be like. What a lovely custom/tradition- That's probably why so many Chileans consciously surround themselves with friends and family … Continue reading Day 3- New Year’s Day…. How do you want to spend your year???
31/12- Seeing in the New Year in a different country is a feast for the eyes, the ears and all the senses- and it is something i would encourage everyone to try, at least once in their lifetime. For many many years we have spent New Year's Eve with our family and friends, enjoying the … Continue reading Day 2- New Year’s Eve- never like this before….
One of the first lessons you need to learn when travelling is to work out what currency you are actually working with............... a lesson i learned the hard way on new year's eve....... it was an expensive lesson, but a funny one............ one that set us up for a very interesting, exciting night of your … Continue reading Day 2- New Year’s Eve- Dinner & Dancing (and the second lesson learned.)