I’d read about the benefits of ginseng many times but had never tried it. I have a high bullshit radar and am deeply suspicious of the medical industry. My mistrust of the medical industry includes …READ MORE

Highlights of England 2015

Highlights of Our Trip to England

There’s always so much to catch up on when you get home from a trip. But me, Max and Kiara had out best trip ever to England

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Get Over Jetlag Faster With the HumanCharger

Do You Get Over Jetlag Faster With the HumanCharger?

When I was contacted to see if I’d like to test a new gadget that helps you get over jetlag faster the timing was perfect. I flew

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Long Haul Flight Tips

21 Long Haul Flight Tips for Travel Virgins

My first born child is leaving school this year and planning to travel during his Gap year. He’s only 17 and a lovely young lad

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A Night at the Mercure Paris Gare du Nord

A Night at the Mercure Paris Gare du Nord

Visiting Paris and showing one of my favourite cities to my kids was a highlight of our recent trip to Europe. We visited England

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All Aboard Eurostar from London to Paris

Even the black cab taxi driver was excited about our trip on the Eurostar as he drove us to St Pancras Station in London.

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Need a vacation now

8 Reasons You Need a Vacation NOW!

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.” Robert Orben – The holy grail for people these days seems to be

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The Worst Meal I Ever Ate

The Worst Meal I Never Ate: a Funny Travel Story

The jungle was small but perfectly formed. Surrounded by opium poppy fields and hill tribe villages there wasn’t much left

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The Happiness Project review

The Happiness Project Review and 23 Takeaways

Although Gretchen Rubin, her book The Happiness Project and her blog have been on my radar for years I’ve never read her

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Travel Plans! Off to England

Travel News! Visiting England and Our Grand Plans

Although I don’t miss living in England because I have a morbid fear of the cold, I do missfamily and friends I left behind almost

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My Mantra for meditation

My Mantra

A few years ago when I was in the depths of depression I tried to shift my perspective through exercise, adventure and challenge

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Bluewater Point Resort  Kawana

Playing Away at Bluewater Point Resort in Kawana

Like many Aussie families our weekends get eaten up by kids’ sporting activities. It’s a crazy situation because we are not the

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Micro-Adventures Ideas

11 Micro-Adventures Ideas to Make You Happy and Successful

Ever wondered how successful people spend their weekends? A recent Forbes article says that, along with a plethora of other

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Things to Do in Tanzania

5 Things I Want to Do in Tanzania

I’ve been dreaming of visiting Tanzania for many years. I even won a cash prize in a competition tohelp me get there a few

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Challenge yourself

What it Feels Like to Challenge Yourself

Seven weeks ago I completed my first five kilometer (3.1 miles) timed run in 33 minutes and two seconds (33:02).
Before

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