Travel Documents … the essentials, the non essentials, and the nice to haves!

This is a list I put together some time ago and was surprised by the number of “nice to haves” that I thought of  … most of them being items I wished I had had at some time in my nomadic life … and didn’t! This seems to be a pretty comprehensive list of Travel Documents. […]

What to Take on the Plane: Long-haul Flights

Most of what follows is applicable to long-haul flights as opposed to the 2 – 3 hour hops we’re used to … there is a huge difference between the two, although general flying tips for the average flight are similar; aside from things like Eye Masks.

On the Road Again; Packing Liquids to Avoid Spills in your Bag

I’ve spent most of my life travelling from place to place, country to country, and beyond (well, haven’t made it to the moon; yet!), so it may come as a surprise to learn that I am really bad at packing (although I’m very good at packing liquids!) … not because I don’t know what to […]

House sitting: a good inexpensive way to see the world.

If you’re looking for travel, adventure and no accommodation costs, have you thought about house sitting? Invariably, house sitting is more about the temporary care of dogs, cats, reptiles, bunnies, horses and any other pet you can think of; including snakes! There are advantages and disadvantages; which is the point of this blog.

Fear: is it Stopping Your Dream of Travel?

As a coach and mentor, one of the things I have observed over the years is that so much of whatever any lady’s problem may be is fear-based; to help them find a successful outcome, first kill the fear! Often, when you have a desire to do something, it is your fear that will stop […]

A Travelling Life and Christmas … in Zurich!

My dreams of a white Christmas have been dashed yet again! I know, that’s Life. Here I am in Zurich, land of snow frolicking and skiing, and they’re having to use snow machines. Every Swiss you speak to blames global warning and yes, they may well be right. I am an ardent advocate of preservation […]