Category Archives: World travel

A side trip to Spain

Flying into Barcelona, Spain, in 2013, we picked up a hire care and had no problems at all driving down to Cambrils, on the Costa Daurada (Gold Coast) – despite not having any directions or detailed map on hand! A … Continue reading

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Malta calling

In 2013 we returned to explore more of Malta than just the amazing harbour we had seen on our Mediterranean cruise, taking the opportunity to spend a few days in Rome on the way. Rome, Italy I love sitting down … Continue reading

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Never a bridge too far

Over the years I have developed a growing fascination with bridges. Spanning waterways or valleys, large or small, they are amazing engineering feats, and stand as a testament to our collective ingenuity. When their location or construction is intrinsically beautiful … Continue reading

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Stepping into Spain to cruise the Mediterranean

Our first ever foray into Spain was in 2012 to spend a week at a beach-side resort in Peniscola… Peniscola, Spain Original post: https://aussiesinfrance.wordpress.com/2012/06/27/au-revoir-france-hola-spain/ Morella, Spain Original post: https://aussiesinfrance.wordpress.com/2012/08/19/whos-the-king-of-the-castle/ before a brief exploration of Barcelona… Barcelona, Spain Original post: https://aussiesinfrance.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/weird-and-wonderful-barcelona/Continue reading

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Finishing on a high

From New York to Niagara; from Canada to California; from desert to tropical island… we finished off our year-long round-the-world gap-year in 2010 with a month in North America, visiting Canada and 3 states of the USA. New York, New … Continue reading

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One week in Greece

As a side trip from France in 2009 (milking our one-year around-the-world airfare for every kilometre!) we flew across to Greece, the land of my husband’s heritage, hoping to find evidence of his father’s birth there (and therefore his right … Continue reading

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A hop, step and a jump through Asia

Although our hearts belong to Europe, we loved the month we spent in Asia back in 2009. Funny how that sounds so long ago now that we have reached 2020… wasn’t it just a moment ago? Bangkok Thailand A private … Continue reading

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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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