Category: Travel and Vacations

Muse Vacation — writing to freedom

Muse Vacation Muse Brad and I will be heading to Virginia to visit my mother and brother for a couple of weeks. We probably won’t be writing, posting, or reading many blogs. We’ll miss you, but probably need a break from writing deadlines. Muse Brad has convinced me we need time off from writing to […] via Muse Vacation — writing to freedom

My favourite place in the world!  — Mrs W in the making

It was the winter of 2008, and I was living in the most beautiful place I could imagine. I was 19 years old, and living life to the full. I had managed to secure myself a job as a nanny in a crèche for the winter season and I loved it! It was my day […] via My favourite place in the world!  — Mrs … Read More My favourite place in the world!  — Mrs W in the making

They say exercise is good for a cold (40) — Paris and the single girl

Another marathon study session – this one in the reading room of the Arts de Spectacle department at the Richelieu site of the BNF – another burst of energy that must be walked off. I think one of the things that really cemented my love for Paris was how easily walkable it is. Now, some […] via They say exercise is good for a cold … Read More They say exercise is good for a cold (40) — Paris and the single girl

On the street in Madagascar… — Africa far and wide

I didn’t really know what to expect. And I was right not to expect, because there is no box for Madagascar! Sometimes it felt like we were in the middle of Asia, surrounded by rice paddies and people with Polynesian features. Sometimes it felt a bit like what I imagine Cuba to be; a colourful, […] via On the street in Madagascar… — Africa far … Read More On the street in Madagascar… — Africa far and wide

The Land Of Fire And Ice – Part 3 —

https://videopress.com/embed/SpvgW9Lj?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 I’ve made it over half way around the Ring Road of Iceland and the sights to see, somehow, just keep getting better and better. This country, man. via The Land Of Fire And Ice – Part 3 —

Visiting quaint Rogliano, Southern Italy — Image Earth Travel

January – September, 2017 On the way to the spectacular Sila National Park and nestled amongst hills in the Savuto Valley, lies the quaint village of Rogliano in Calabria, Southern Italy, which is not frequented by many foreign tourists. via Visiting quaint Rogliano, Southern Italy — Image Earth Travel

Tokyo at Night, as seen from World Trade Center — The Sophomore Slump

It is overwhelming, but that sense of being in the midst of movements and sights is an incredible feeling and it gives great perspectives. via Tokyo at Night, as seen from World Trade Center — The Sophomore Slump

Six days in the Dolomites — Shoot from the Trip

I did it again. Trawling through Instagram, I came across a fantastic photograph of a landscape that looked other worldly, like a scene from Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings. ‘Where is this magical place?‘ I thought, before looking at the location tag of the photo and figuring out that it was in the […] via Six days in the Dolomites — Shoot from … Read More Six days in the Dolomites — Shoot from the Trip

What Makes a “Beach Book”? (Plus 44 Suggested Answers) — Discover

Summer is finally here (in the Northern Hemisphere, at least)! So the team behind Nashville’s Parnassus Books delivers a list of recommended reads for the hot months, from humor and food writing to historical fiction. via What Makes a “Beach Book”? (Plus 44 Suggested Answers) — Discover

The Town Musicians of Bremen — Journeys of Len

Bremen is well known for its special musical bands. Join me on my journey to search for these superstars. via The Town Musicians of Bremen — Journeys of Len

Hello Africa ! — Streets of Nuremberg

Africa is calling again! Tomorrow I will once again board a plane for a long distance flight. But this time it is for a family vacation. And the destination is Namibia. 23 years after our first visit we will return to this great country on the Atlantic Ocean side of Southern Africa. I’m looking forward to the immense friendliness and hospitality of the local … Read More Hello Africa ! — Streets of Nuremberg

Researchers in the World — Discover

Follow Yannick and Orsi as they travel around the world learning about new countries and cultures through science. via Researchers in the World — Discover