Category Archives: Travel

Women in the know: My bestie on the big career change

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you will know about one of my closest buddies Bec. We fortuitously crossed paths at the ABC in Kalgoorlie and soon we were working together, living together and finishing each others’ … Continue reading

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Itchy feet

I’m sitting at the dining table, listening to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong while sipping lukewarm coffee from the percolator, wishing I was anywhere but here. Doesn’t that sound dramatic?! Lately I’ve had such itchy feet- not from a nasty … Continue reading

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Women in the Know: My sister on surviving long haul flights

I like to think I know a thing or two about travel, but if Iโ€™m completely honest itโ€™s my sister who is the expert. Like me Sarah was born with the travel bug and was taken abroad before she had … Continue reading

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Wedding in Rwanda!

Sitting at the dining room table over Christmas, mum and I reviewed 2017 in between bites of our bagels and both agreed that my sister Sarah’s wedding to partner Nady was the number one highlight. Sarah had always said she … Continue reading

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Gorilla trekking in Uganda

One of the absolute highlights of 2017 was trekking into the Ugandan jungle to hang out with gorillas. We had originally planned to see the gorillas in Rwanda, but a few months before our trip the Rwandan government doubled the … Continue reading

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The magic of Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar was the only place I’d researched ahead of our East Africa trip. So needless to say I was beyond excited for the blinding turquoise blue water, traditional architecture and history of the old town. After our safari we flew … Continue reading

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Safari final day: Ngorongoro Crater

The night before our final day on safari we stayed in camping ground I’ll never forget. It was a big open field on a slight hill and all the other tents were on one side at the top and we … Continue reading

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Safari in the Serengeti National Park

Sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti… Naturally I had Toto’s Africa stuck in my head as we drove through dust towards the entrance to Serengeti National Park. In fact we actually made our safari guide Hans blast … Continue reading

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Safari day 1: Tarangire National Park

I wouldn’t say I dreamt of going on safari but I always hoped and expected I would one day. It exceeded my expectations in every possible way. There is nothing better than seeing such an amazing array of creatures doing … Continue reading

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African animals in Naivasha, Kenya

After Lamu our next stop in Kenya was Naivasha, a town next to a lake about two hours north west of Nairobi. Naivasha’s main industry is floriculture and they export flowers to countries all over the world. Our trusty driver … Continue reading

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