Thanks for visiting my travel blog

  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

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I can hear it calling, softly, softly …..

Sandalwood.... koh samui... thailand..... i can hear it softly calling. "Come, explore, relax, be spoilt, have fun, see NEW things, try NEW foods, enjoy time with the one you love and learn/experience a new culture" It won't be long now! Be sure to sign on as a follower, so you can read HOW were lucky … Continue reading I can hear it calling, softly, softly …..

The traveller’s stylish friends… packing cubes/a carry on bag and a backpack

  In 2014 my stylish friends joined me on a month's long journey throughout Europe. Many of my friends couldn't believe that i would attempt the Carry On Luggage Challenge. They questioned if i would be able to cope with such a tiny, miniature suitcase and they couldn't believe i would be taking a near … Continue reading The traveller’s stylish friends… packing cubes/a carry on bag and a backpack

Thanks for visiting my travel blog

Welcome to my travel blog. Grab a coffee, dream of a destination and 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! From local Melbourne Bites (Apollo Bay … Continue reading Thanks for visiting my travel blog

Grand plans for an artist on holidays

One of the most exciting parts of a journey, for an artist...... is the anticipation of inspiration! In 2014  i was lucky enough to travel to Europe, where my husband and i would be ticking off a whole heap of bucket list items. Yes, i would be visiting Mona, hanging out at montmartre where all … Continue reading Grand plans for an artist on holidays

Chacmool…… A statue with an interesting back story

Chacmool is one of the statues found at the National Gallery of Victoria that i, for many many years, wandered past, without stopping to acknowledge, ignorant of knowledge of this interesting form of artwork. All chacmools follow the same form- where the figure reclines with knees bent and the head sits facing 90 degrees from the body, … Continue reading Chacmool…… A statue with an interesting back story

What a Waste of prime position!

EACH night, at the Royal, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico the fight was on........in the main foyer of the hotel........everyone scrambled around, for those prime positions, the illusive chairs to view the nightly floor show. Each and every night the dance troupe put on an amazing display, and EVERYONE wanted to get those seats on the … Continue reading What a Waste of prime position!