Monthly Archives: May 2015

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

 When I first started planning my trip to India I knew stopping at the Taj Mahal would be a must for me.  Known as the ‘crown of palaces’, the Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum built for Mughal emperor

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Staying at the Amazing Noovilu Guesthouse

Amazing Noovilu

When you tell people you are going to the Maldives the images that first come to mind are white sand beaches, beautiful blue water, and pricey resorts with overwater bungalows.  When I first booked my trip to Sri Lanka I

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My epic overland trip from Cairo to Cape Town

Cairo to Cape Town

In July I will fly to Cairo to start my 19 week overland trip from Cairo to Cape Town with Odyssey Overland.  This is the adventure of a lifetime driving overland from Cairo in Egypt to Cape Town in South Africa. This

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Favourite walks around Wellington

I love to walk around Wellington.  As the saying goes you can’t beat Wellington on a good day.  I have learned that you can’t hold out for the ‘good days’ here and that you have to get outside otherwise you’ll

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Swimming with Whale Sharks

Its hard to believe that four months ago I was swimming with whale sharks in the Maldives. It was a dream come true for me. I have to admit, I only found out about whale sharks a few years ago

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