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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Buttercups & Bluebells of Surrey's Happy Valley

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...



Sunday, April 26, 2015

Exploring Port Vila, Vanuatu

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.



Friday, April 24, 2015

My first ANZAC Day as an Expat

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.



Thursday, April 23, 2015

A Weekend of Chocolate, Beer & Christmas Markets in Brussels

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.



Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A Moroccan Sahara Desert Tour

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!



Monday, April 13, 2015

Champagne Bay, Vanuatu

Santo was going to be hard to beat, but as soon as we peeked out the window after waking up anchored just off Champagne Bay, we knew we were in P A R A D I S E!



Sunday, April 12, 2015

Santo, Vanuatu

My mermaid pals & I treated ourselves to a P&O South Pacific Cruise for our graduation present to ourselves and stunning Santo was our first stop...


Thursday, April 9, 2015

Exploring Britain's best beaches in Newquay, Cornwall

As an Australian I absolutely adore the beach so when I discovered that Cornwall actually has sandy beaches we were off on a last minute trip over Easter.

http://www.theaussieflashpacker.com/2015/04/exploring-britains-best-beaches-newquay.html

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Delicious, Fresh Seafood at The Beach Hut, Watergate Bay

The Beach Hut has humble origins as a bucket and spade shop and over the years has established itself as one of Cornwall's best restaurants and beach side hang outs. Being lovers of both the beach and good food we held pretty high expectations for The Beach Hut... Expectations that were beyond exceeded.


Sunday, April 5, 2015

Paris Photo Diary

We visited Paris, the city of love for our anniversary in November last year and it was simply perfect. Paris was alight in stunning oranges, yellows and red being Autumn and we had the most delightful weather to stroll around the city, visit the sites, add a lock to Pont des Arts and spend time relaxing at street side cafes enjoying good food & wine whilst people watching.