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The realities of travelling by staying at home



2016 in Review

A smell, a song, a taste, a thought...the most random things can stop me in my tracks and I can be transported back to a destination or a moment in another place...   Thinking of 2016...   The open spaces... Continue Reading →

Matera – a ghost town no more

I feel like I was arriving in Matera for days… the anticipation, the planning, the worries… then I got here, after two buses and how much walking?! So I arrived at night but had not seen the sassi… the following... Continue Reading →


That Naples is a whole other world of crazy! You’ve just got to laugh...the only other option is to is soooo intense. I recently met a guy who described the poverty of this city as beautiful. Even as he... Continue Reading →

Florence – a dream world part 3

Lots more to do in Florence! • Mingle with tourists in the Piazzale Michelangelo This is another good viewpoint across the river from the historic centre of Florence but is much busier and is swarmed by souvenir sellers and buskers.... Continue Reading →

My Bucket List

Swim with nurse sharks, manta rays and dolphins Get open water diving certified and scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef and more… Go on a Segway See penguins in their natural habitat in the Southern Hemisphere Go paragliding See... Continue Reading →

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