Seattle’s Having a Heatwave from the Ballpark to Belltown

January 8, 2016 admin 0

Share itHotspots from the Ballpark to Belltown Last week the local temperature hit the high 70s –  78 degrees in fact. Let’s hope and pray for a repeat this weekend. HOPEFULLY summer is finally here. Photo (right) a new piece of outdoor Sculpture Art on the SW corner of 4th and […]

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Be Prepared

November 8, 2015 admin 0

Share itThose that know me best know that I’m notoriously prepared anytime I venture into Idaho’s mountains. Some might even call me over-prepared. But it’s easy, very, very easy to screw up and find yourself in a situation that you weren’t prepared for. It’s even easier than you think, and […]

Here's a list of movies that one must watch before travelling to Japan for the first time.

Top 10 happiest countries

November 6, 2015 admin 0

Share itWhich country in the world where people are the happiest ? Each year, large institutions and magazines develop a classification according to different criteria : wealth per inhabitant, security , liberty, health and scenic beauty . While many of the top 10 countries are part of Europe, need to […]

The Great Ocean Road ~ Victoria

November 1, 2015 admin 0

Share itBefore leaving to Australia, my friend Julian told me “There is a very nice long road trip along the coastline in Australia… hmm… I don’t remember what’s the name of the road.” “It’s the easiest name to remember, you meant The Great Ocean Road right? The most straightforward aka […]

Rough Budgeting

October 28, 2015 admin 0

Share itAfter months of reviewing a whole lot of travel blogs & asking a multitude of friends who have done the year/(s) of traveling thing. The equation is simple and broken down like this: More countries = more money More stops = more money GENERALLY: Asia < South America < […]

Travel advisories (and why you should read them)

October 11, 2015 admin 0

Share itYou trawled through guidebooks to choose your destination, did your research to get the cheapest flights, and nailed down a travel insurance policy. Many people think that’s where trip planning ends, but there’s another important aspect that’s often overlooked. Throughout the world, political and environmental situations change with little or […]

Where I get cheap flights

October 11, 2015 admin 0

Share itFor many people the biggest expense when travelling are the flights to your destination. There are plenty of airlines and travel agencies out there who all claim to offer the “best deal”, but it pays to shop around to get the cheapest fares. With so much choice it can be difficult […]

Three of my favourite travel bloggers

October 11, 2015 admin 0

Share itThe thing about travel blogging is that virtually everyone can do it. However, that doesn’t mean that everyone do it well (note that I’m not including myself among those that do it well – I still have much to learn). I read a good deal of travel blogs before starting […]

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Holiday or Travel?

October 11, 2015 admin 0

Share itYour flights are booked, your bags are packed, and you’re counting down the hours until you can leave the office for the last time before heading overseas for your well-earned break. But how are you framing your journey? Is it a holiday – escaping the drudgery of the daily […]