Tongariro Alpine Crossing

As we stepped off the bus the sun was shining brightly. There was a single whispery cloud hugging the peak of Mount Ngauruhoe.  “Beautiful day for it” exclaimed our coach driver in his thick Kiwi accent, “no problems with the weather for you guys today!” We gathered our belongings and the coach pulled away, leavingContinue reading “Tongariro Alpine Crossing”

Melbourne Travel Guide

Do you dream of visiting Australia? What better place to start than Victoria? Friendly people, amazing destinations and an amazing coffee culture! I have to say, Melbourne is my favourite Australian City. ,I think my love for coffee really blossomed here. Melbourne has taken all the best bits of the European coffee culture and linedContinue reading “Melbourne Travel Guide”

The Australian Easter Hunt

As it’s Easter, I thought I’d share with you my most memorable Easter ever. Let me set the scene a little bit… … I was Au Pairing on a farm in rural Victoria, Australia, for the family who would later become our very own adopted Aussie family. The farm was approximately 22,000 acres. Lets sayContinue reading “The Australian Easter Hunt”

A Day or Two in Paris – La Ville Lumière

Paris – the “City of Lights” Although our trip to Paris was some years ago, this beautiful place has so much character and so much to see that I wanted to share my memories of this romantic city. We visited Paris after I surprised my partner, Alex, with a trip to the magnificent city forContinue reading “A Day or Two in Paris – La Ville Lumière”

London Town

This post is going to be slightly different because I’m going to combine several of our trips to England’s capital city. When you peel back all the layers of London, as with any city, you will find that it really is a superb city with lots to offer. Things to do in London No tripContinue reading “London Town”