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Skinny frappuccino cappuccino latte

June 3, 2018

We have become a café society, or, to be more accurate, a coffee society and here in Australia, our expectations of the best cared for beans are really high. ©Kathrin [...]

Not-for-Parents

July 6, 2017

I have said it before, and I say it again, the best way for children to learn is when they are having fun. I dare to say, that nobody knows this better than the people at [...]

I need a break!

June 15, 2017

How many times do you think, or hear others say, ‘I need a holiday’? It is undeniable, our lives are getting busier, and it doesn’t seem to matter what stage of life [...]

Screen dreams at your fingertips

March 23, 2017

On a visit to the USA a few years ago I decided to take a bus tour of the city of Chicago. The tour guide was excitedly pointing out some of the highlights of this amazing [...]

Busy? Stressed? Downright frazzled?

February 1, 2017

In years gone by stress was something more often than not only suffered by people who were top level executives, now most of us suffer with it in varying degrees. Road Rage, [...]

Even seasoned travellers need help

January 11, 2017

I would consider myself a pretty well-seasoned traveller but when it comes to packing for my trip I always either under pack or more often, over pack. Quite often my travels [...]

How Cities Work

December 12, 2016

It is always exciting to visit a new city and discover its hidden secrets – no matter how old you are. But as city dwellers and travelers, the majority of us will only [...]

Travel – the best gift ever

November 30, 2016

It was like Christmas arriving early when I received the third edition of Lonely Planet’s internationally bestselling landmark title, The Travel Book. Featuring every [...]

Planning a trip in 2017?

November 4, 2016

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has just unveiled its 12th annual collection of the world’s best trends, destinations, journeys & experiences for the year [...]

Think you have seen it all? Think again!

September 8, 2016

I will admit that I am a USA junkie – it’s undeniably true. I take any opportunity to jump on-board a plane and travel the 14 hours it takes to get there. From Australia [...]