Alaska – the land of midnight sun and bears

Bear eating flowers Alaska

Guest post by Nathalie Alaska? Isn’t this a cold place far north close to Russia?   When I first started thinking of spending my entire summer in Alaska I have to admit I felt a slight shiver and though about a cold place far north.  But I also started thinking about bears. I love spotting […]

Weekend Breaks in England: Top 5


According to my personal tastes and whims… a top 5 of weekend breaks in England by Abigail King. 1) Elegance and Architecture in Bath Around 2000 years ago, the Romans cottoned on to the idea that natural spring water at 46 °C would make a great healing bath. Today, columns surround those steaming waters followed […]

Easter Island Trip

Easter Island, or Rapa Nui as it’s called by the Polynesians, or Isla de Pascua as it’s called by the Spanish-speakers, is one of the most isolated places in the world; the closest landmass is about 4,000 kilometers away. The island is small but the scenery is spectacular. In addition, it boasts an extraordinary history […]

A Different way of Traveling: Family on Bikes

Travel. It’s an interesting word. T-r-a-v-e-l. Six letters, and yet that simple little word means so many things to so many different people. My concept of travel has changed throughout the years. When I was little, travel meant cramming all five of us kids into Mom and Dad’s station wagon and heading out to explore […]

A Perfect Solo Day Out in Paris

A day out in Paris

The first time I ever traveled to Paris, I went solo. It was a life changing experience for me. I discovered quite a bit about myself in those ten days. I learned to be comfortable in my own skin, overcame the fear of eating alone, practiced quite a bit of French and filled up parts […]

Overdosing on Life: Part 2


In case you missed Part 1. It`s easy to spot those unsatisfied souls who have had a glimpse at what’s out there, those who have realised the riches beyond the last page of the guidebook. Those who have made mistakes and suffered but won; had their backs against the walls and feared the worse but […]