Category: Travel

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Flora and Fauna

I’m still mining my rich seam of posts from our 2017 #adventuredownunder. After last week’s post on beaches, here’s flora and fauna. One of Australia’s greatest treasures is her flora – a staggering 24,000 species of native plants. Now this is where my late… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Flora and Fauna”

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Beaches

Plundering my back-catalogue, I wax lyrical about Australia’s beaches. These photos are from our 2016 and 2017 #adventuredownunder. Even though I live a short stroll from the beach, I wouldn’t describe myself as a beach person. No, it’s the water I love; its ever… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Beaches”

One from the Vaults: The bits in between – Sydney to Adelaide

This follows on from the last few posts in this series where I look back on our travels around Australia. This week’s is from our 2016 #adventuredownunder and covers quite a lengthy drive from Sydney to Adelaide. As we left behind the lush, manicured,… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: The bits in between – Sydney to Adelaide”

One from the vaults: fave photos from Australia 2017

My beloved has finally downloaded all his photographs from our recent trip to Dropbox, meaning I can finally choose my favourites! I confess this was a difficult task and it took me a while to whittle down the chosen few. 1. Agapanthus in the… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: fave photos from Australia 2017”

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Aussie Signs

As you might imagine, there were plenty of things in Australia which made me smile. here’s another post from our 2017 #adventuredownunder. I have yet to finish mining our trip Down Under! Road Signs Although we didn’t drive as much this time as on… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Aussie Signs”

One From the Vaults: The bits in between – Adelaide to Melbourne via Great Ocean Road

This is one of the world’s most spectacular coastal drives, and a great way to travel from Adelaide to Melbourne, or visa versa. We’ve driven the Great Ocean road twice, once in either direction. This is from our 2016 #adventuredownunder Once, well out of… Continue Reading “One From the Vaults: The bits in between – Adelaide to Melbourne via Great Ocean Road”

One from the vaults: The bits in between – Melbourne to Sydney

Today’s #blastfromthepast is from our 2016 #adventuredownunder when we drove from Melbourne to Sydney. We drove the longer coastal route heading past the lovely Mornington Peninsula on the Alpine road, then onto the South Gippsland and Princes highways. As a keen MotoGP fan, I… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: The bits in between – Melbourne to Sydney”

Travelogue Challenge

A big thank you to those who tried to guess where my 10 photos had been taken. Inevitably, those that were more successful were the ones most familiar with my blog, and my travels. If I were to award a trophy, it would go… Continue Reading “Travelogue Challenge”

One from the vaults: Postcard from Como

Although we’ve not visited for a few years, in the past we’ve gone to watch the last so-called Classic bike race of the season around the wonderful Lake Como in early October. Here’s a re-run of our trip in 2016. One of the many… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from Como”

French Riviera: Must See Places

Most of us can only dream about where we’d like to visit next however I would encourage you to do more than just dream. Plan and prepare for when we can all travel again. I’m conscious that many of you only have a few… Continue Reading “French Riviera: Must See Places”