It's World Elephant Day! World Elephant Day was launched on the 12th August 2012 to raise awareness of the plight of elephants across the world. Both African and Asian elephants are facing severe threats ranging from poaching (primarily for the illegal ivory trade), to loss of their natural habitat. Conflict between the animals and their… Continue reading World Elephant Day 2018
My blog is one year old today, I can't believe it! How time flies when you are having fun! I started this blog rather tentatively (understatement!) last year as an attempt to bring some creativity into my life and to have a place where I can indulge my love of travel - particularly whilst I… Continue reading 1 Year Blogiversary!
I am over the moon to have been nominated for the Liebster Award from the great Crushed Caramel! Please do check out her blog, her posts are funny, touching and entertaining and she has a very engaging writing style so you won't regret it! I have copied and pasted the rules outlined in other Liebster Award… Continue reading The Liebster Award!
I have been nominated for the Entertainer Blogger Award!! I am beyond chuffed!! Thank you so very much to Lived in UK Living in Taiwan for the nomination! If you haven't already checked out her blog, I would encourage you to do so! I have particularly enjoyed her latest posts about the Roman ruins you… Continue reading The Entertainer Blogger Award!
We had vowed to rise early and get to the falls as they opened. Everyone we talked to had told us that was the best thing to do to beat the crowds and see the falls in all their glory. That’s no problem we thought, we’ll just get up, have a quick breakfast and grab… Continue reading Delicate Negotiations in Laos!
...A CUPPA! I do love a cup of tea, I have English Breakfast in the morning and then on the weekends, when I can sit back and enjoy a cuppa in the afternoon, my tea of choice is a nice Earl Grey. Could I be more British??!! I was sitting enjoying one of these the… Continue reading Because I Love…
Laos had been on the hit list for quite a while. This time, we thought, this time. We had initially wanted to travel to the south, to see Wat Phou and the 4000 islands. But time was tight and no matter how hard I tried, I just couldn’t make the itinerary work for us. The… Continue reading To Visit Laos in March? The Burning Question!
I don't think it's any secret that I love the beach and the sun! I grew up in the Middle East, on a small island where the sea was usually visible whilst going about your normal routine and the sun shone... a lot! In fact, going to the beach was a part of our normal… Continue reading Finding My Happy Place
Oh my word, the weather gods are shining down on us! It's a bank holiday weekend here in the UK and it's looking like it's going to be a glorious one, hip hip hooray! The holidays and the weather rarely align so it's time to make the most of it! Whatever you are doing, wherever… Continue reading Sunshine At Last!
... A VIEW!!! I don't really love planes though, however, the views on the flight home from my latest travels were just too amazing to miss. For once I was on a day flight and the clouds had parted to reveal panoramic, sweeping landscapes from snow capped mountains, to dusty deserts, to ice sheets as… Continue reading Because I love…