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  • Mystery Island – Vanuatu

    Last week I posted about our first port stop at the island of Efate, Vanuatu on our recent South Pacific Cruise.  Today we take a look at our second port of call which was…

    January 26, 2017
  • Blue Lagoon, Efate, Vanuatu

    The Island of Efate – Vanuatu

    If you’ve been following along on the blog you’d know I’d recently (early-mid December 2016) been on a cruise.  My first ever cruise!  It was an eight days and eight nights South Pacific Cruise…

    January 19, 2017
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    Cruise Convert

    Ahoy there!  I have returned safely from my maiden sea voyage.  Yes, my first ever cruise.  It was an eight (8) day and eight (8) night South Pacific cruise on Royal Caribbean’s – Legend…

    December 15, 2016
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    Sail away, sail away, sail away

    Hi there!  Before you start reading, can I suggest you pop down just below and hit play on Enya’s song ‘Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)’.  It’ll help set the mood for the post as you…

    December 1, 2016
  • orangutan, indonesia, kalimantan

    Discovering Orangutans – Indonesia

    A travel story by Stephanie Brookes about my favourite animal, the Orangutan ~ Min A journey on the Rungan River, Central Kalimantan allows you to explore primate country, experience traditional village life on the river…

    October 18, 2016
  • ubud, yoga, bali

    Sheila in the Rice Fields – Ubud Yoga House

    I’m handing over the reins of the blog to my friend Steph (Stephanie Brookes) today.  Steph and I met many years ago when our daughters were at primary school together.  Steph and her husband…

    September 6, 2016
  • art centre, art gallery, margaret olley, art

    Margaret Olley Art Centre

    Looking for a day trip idea from Brisbane, or maybe you’re holidaying on the Gold Coast or northern NSW beaches and looking for something to do other than going to the beach?  Here’s an…

    August 16, 2016
  • 2020 saw the loss of 1 billion of Australia's wildlife including the koala

    Australia Zoo

    We have a guest from the UK staying with us at the moment and on Wednesday a week ago we took her to Australia Zoo (only about an hour north of us).  It was…

    July 20, 2016
  • (Tassie Trip) Days 10 & 11 – Strahan

    It’s been a while since my last Tassie post!  I got a bit tired of editing all the photo’s but here I am back at it again.  We are nearly at the end of…

    July 6, 2016
  • That time I was on board the Sun Princess!

    There has been a lot of excitement at WOTM headquarters because I was offered a trip to Sydney in order to spend some time on board the Sun Princess cruise ship for a tour…

    June 21, 2016
  • dove lake, lake, cradle mountain, tasmania

    (Tassie Trip) Day 10 – Dove Lake – Cradle Mountain

    We left Highfield House at Stanley and started heading towards our next stop – Cradle Mountain.  We stopped at Burnie for lunch.  The weather was shocking.  It poured with rain all the way from…

    March 16, 2016
  • Hervey Bay

    In October 2015, the tennis player and I went to Hervey Bay in order to go whale watching.  It is something that I had wanted to do for a long time!  I haven’t got…

    January 20, 2016