Summer Reading List: Books to Love These Holidays

Summer Reading List: Books to Love These Holidays

Summer holidays are almost here and that means a good summer reading list, one of my favourite things. Having endured the shopping centre crowds, the mad consumer frenzy, and the anxiety-inducing mania that is Christmas time, January offers up relaxation, time to wind-down and recharge for the year ahead.  For those heading off on a […]

Travel with Books: See the World From Your Couch

Travel with Books: See the World From Your Couch

You can’t always find the time or money to travel the world. But you can go vicariously through books. From New York, to Paris, to Sydney – let literature take you there.  Here are my top five recent releases -while not are all technically travel books, they will all transport you to another place – don’t […]

Planning for Paris

Planning for Paris

In just under three weeks I will be in Paris! I have rented an apartment for two weeks and am aiming to spend some quality time enjoying this glamorous city.  Believing that a little preparation can make for a more enjoyable trip I have been reading various books and trying – with hilarious results – to learn some of the language. […]

5 Great Reads for the Holiday Season

5 Great Reads for the Holiday Season

For those of us in the southern hemisphere it is almost time for the summer holidays which for many of us means time to relax away from the everyday routine, time to savour a good book, time to immerse ourselves into another world.  Here is my list of great reads for the holiday season, travel inspired books to […]

The Insider’s Guide to Air Travel

The Insider’s Guide to Air Travel

I love travelling as most of you reading this probably do but I have a confession to make – I absolutely hate flying.  Now I’m not particularly scared of it. Although my mortality does come to front of mind now and then when I am in that metal tube hurtling through the sky at lightning […]