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Yes travel is one of the great joys of life, but sometimes things go wrong. Those travel woes usually make the best dinner party stories, but at the time one can only laugh, cry, take action or all of the above. I made my first international trip at the age …

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I wish I could say I had nailed the carry on only travel packing list, but I haven’t yet; it’s still on my list of goals. In the meantime I have developed my skills in putting together a travel capsule that works. This one took me …

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The South of France; do you immediately think of Provence? It is the quintessential French destination, but we also greatly enjoyed our time in and around Narbonne, Carcassonne, and Annecy. We travelled to the South by car, leaving the Bordeaux Region in South West France and journeyed via Toulouse to …

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The delights of South West France include The Loire Valley, La Rochelle and Bordeaux. Join us on a petite excursion to some of our favourite places in France. We have visited parts of South West France on two occasions; once as a side trip from Paris and on the second …

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Much as we have enjoyed our visits to Paris, we have also had a great deal of pleasure visiting regional France. We have spent time in Northern France on two separate trips and these are our recommendations for some places you might like to visit. Champagne Region, Northern France Our …

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Around four years ago, my husband took me out for a drink one night, and he had big news to impart. I was concerned that his news could be that he was ill, or had decided to leave our marriage or change careers. However it was none of the above …

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After our September 2017 visit to Paris we travelled onwards to Portugal, starting our trip in Porto. This was our first visit to Portugal and my expectations were high. Why you might ask? Well there is some interesting family history on my Mother’s side of the family. My …

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Throughout many days of the year the city of Canberra is populated by a variety of political hangers-on and blow-ins; Australia’s Federal politicians and those visiting to meet with them.  These people don’t live in Canberra or have the slightest interest in being there for reasons …

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It was once nigh impossible to find shoes for travel and walking that were both stylish and comfortable. Enter FRANKiE4 Footwear’s podiatrist and physiotherapist designed range, now my preferred footwear choice for everyday wear as well as travel. [This post is sponsored by FRANKiE4 Footwear.] My FRANKiE4 Footwear …

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Paris, a name to conjure with. What does it conjure up for you? For me definitely champagne, fromage, baguette and patisserie. But of course Paris is so much more than that. My fourth visit to Paris For my fourth visit to Paris (and my third with Rowan) we combined some …

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