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Visiting Vancouver

We might be seasoned travelers but perhaps that makes us too relaxed at times, and the night before flying to Canada, attempting to check-in on-line, we discovered that we needed visas! Oops. Oh well, easily fixed. What would we do … Continue reading

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Whatever the weather

No matter where you are in the world and what you are planning to do – you can’t control the weather. We are currently house-swapping – living in a house in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs while the owners are enjoying our house in … Continue reading

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Shaking off the winter blues

The sun has finally made an appearance in Melbourne, Australia, after a winter that doesn’t seem to want to end. Melburnians might often say that it’s “freezing” but in reality the temperature here is really very mild. Nevertheless, I would rather be … Continue reading

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People posing in Pisa

When our cruise ship docked at Livorno, Italy, we chose to visit Pisa and Florence for the day, paying for an “on your own tour”. That is, you pay for transport only and are escorted to a meeting place to … Continue reading

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How’s the weather?

We arrived in France to un-seasonally warm weather. In fact, the weather we left behind in Australia was almost the same… mid twenties and beautiful… but it has turned rather chilly now. The wind is particularly icy. I guess that’s how they … Continue reading

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Bustling Bangkok

First stop on our round-the-world 12 month tour was Bangkok,Thailand. Bel Aire Princess Hotel, tucked away up a side street, was modern and hospitable – they upgraded us (always good to make it known when you’re on honeymoon) and surprised … Continue reading

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

At a time when most Aussies (well most that we know) are shivering in the middle of the drizzly Australian winter I started thinking about our first experience of snow in Argenton sur Creuse. Having never lived anywhere it snowed before we … Continue reading

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