Dan had told me about this place he’d often visited as a kid called Happy Valley, and of the bright yellow buttercups that cover the fields and the bluebells that blanket the woodland floor in springtime and I couldn’t wait for Spring! We don’t have bluebells in Australia & I’ve fallen in love with these beautiful flowers & England in Spring… Happy Valley is certainly a Happy Valley and whilst there’s countless places you can pay to see the bluebells in England, I’d much rather…

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Our second last stop whilst cruising the South Pacific was Port Vila in Vanuatu. I was devastated to hear about the Cyclone that hit Vanuatu last month because Port Vila was one of our favourite stops, the people were so kind and the place so incredibly beautiful. We found it hilarious from the moment we walked off the ship to see hundreds of taxis lined up along the road yelling out prices and deals and trying to get us to go with them for the…

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April 25th 2015 marks the commemoration of the centenary of the landings at Gallipoli by the ANZACs. In the very early hours of tomorrow we’ll be joining tens of thousands of other Aussie and Kiwi expats in the UK at the Dawn Service in London along with to commemorate the centenary of the ANZAC soldiers at Gallipoli in WW1. For our readers who aren’t Aussies or Kiwis and aren’t sure what ANZAC Day is about, I’ll do my best to try and explain… ANZAC stands for Australian and…

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We visited Brussels for the Christmas Markets last December and spent our days shopping, sight seeing, ice skating, beer touring and pretty much non stop eating! It was a perfect pre Christmas city break. We went on a beer tour with Global Enterprises around the city. FYI Belgian beer is strong! Feeling sufficiently warm after four hours of beer tasting and bar hopping we ventured outside to check out the Christmas Markets and they were incredible. I love Christmas! Before venturing back to our hotel,…

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We visited Morocco last summer, smack bang in the middle of summer and to say it was hot was an understatement but we didn’t let the heat stop us from venturing in the Sahara Desert and for both of us it was a highlight of all travels to date! We didn’t book our tour prior to arriving in Morocco as we both had experience travelling in similar countries and knew we’d be best to source a good company & tour once we arrived and got…

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