24 hours of FUN in London

24 Sights in 24 Hours in London If you haven’t been to London, you must! Over the years I have spent a couple of years all up, but is has been in 1-2 day short stays, or staying out of town and traveling in. There is always something to do, day or not. This trip…

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Cooking Class Ubud, Bali

Any opportunity to learn new cooking styles (and get to eat the produce) is a big green light for me so I was keen to get involved at Ketut’s Bali Cooking School.  I actually chose this cooking school off the internet but was not disappointed. We were collected from our hotel then taken around the…

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Art Classes in Ubud

Since a child I can recall art, drawing and painting. Maybe it had been due in part to having a grandma who is an artist, or maybe it’s because I find it nourishes me. Either way I love art and the knack it has of allowing one to relax and get totally lost in the…

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A day in Vanuatu

Turtle Sanctuary

I love Vanuatu – a collection of islands in the South Pacific with some of the friendliest people in the world. I have been traveling to Vanuatu for years as it is close to Australia (under 3 hours from Brisbane) and many cruise liners stop into Port Vila. On this trip we arrive by our cruise…

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Pool side office Couran Cove

Couran Cove

A favourite local escape is to Couran Cove on South Stradbroke Island off the Gold Coast. Self contained apartments that are cool and offer all the necessaries (fridge, hot top, bath etc) with great views. Ramada Hotel Chain managed the property for awhile but I am not too sure who owns it now. Sometimes I take…

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