Category Archives: Travel

First impressions last

Just over a decade ago, in 2009, my husband, Tony, and I began our French adventure. Here are the shots from our very first trip to Argenton-sur-Creuse in central France, via London and Paris on that inaugural trip, that made … Continue reading

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A few Australian highlights

As record-breaking – and heartbreaking – bush fires rage in parts of Australia, my walk down memory lane (through my recently compiled photobook) happens to feature some shots of Australia’s natural beauty and interesting regions taken on various trips I … Continue reading

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Whirlwind world tour

What started out as a straightforward trip to the Bahamas turned into a 5 week round-the-world whirlwind tour with my sister back in 2003. Sometimes a round-the-world plane fare works out to be great value when you visit more than … Continue reading

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45,000 memories

When my sister kindly gifted me a photobook voucher for my birthday this year it gave me impetus to really dig through my 45,000 photos (yes, I’m not joking… and that’s after lots of culling!) to put together a very … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened when we arrived in Paris

We had a bit of a “Fawlty Towers” experience on finally arriving in Paris in June last year… When our flight from Hong Kong was significantly delayed, we let the hotel know we would arrive early the following morning; and … Continue reading

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Hello again Hong Kong

The thing with travel plans (well with any plans really) is that they can easily go awry. The important thing is to roll with the punches and make the best of it, come what may… In June this year we … Continue reading

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Memories of Beautiful Chicago

Last year we spent a few glorious days in Chicago, USA, and I couldn’t start blogging about this year’s travels until I had at least shared some photos of that little sojourn in this beautiful clean and friendly city… Arriving at … Continue reading

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Warm Canadian hospitality

The world is getting smaller. With travel relatively cheap these days (how else could we afford to travel half-way across the world every year?) and the internet making communication so effortless, we found ourselves in Toronto, Canada, being collected by my cyber-friend, Denise. Feeling … Continue reading

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Toronto from top to bottom

Arriving at Union Station, Toronto, Canada, it took us a while to spot the red TTC (Toronto Transit Commission) subway sign. Then we were taken by surprise that we had to buy our tickets with cash – fortunately having just … Continue reading

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4,500 kms of Canadian beauty

Last Easter, after a fabulous week up at Whistler, BC, Canada, it was time to head off on our next adventure, catching our pre-booked coach for the scenic ride back down the mountain to Vancouver. The coach drop-off location at … Continue reading

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