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Happiness and Things
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Every once in a while I need to escape. I need to leave behind the everyday and find some new places. Recharge my batteries for those days when nothing seems to go according to plan or when my petty little worries seem to have the upper hand. In those…
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Many, many years ago my husband and I visited a small Spanish village in the mountains. It had been a beautiful, quiet day, full of adventure and new experiences. For lunch, we found a small restaurant with a terrace. We ordered off the menu, selecting…
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Many of you will probably not know it but when I was in my early twenties I actually chose to have a destination wedding. This trip of a lifetime was just one of the events in my life that formed my strong passion for travel early on. I made a tropical…
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When visiting ancient sites it is important to remember the people that used to live there. This is not always easy. In many cases there is not much left and all your mind can do is fill in huge gaps with your imagination. The bigger the gaps the less…
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When your cruise takes you to the port of Naples you will be spoilt for choice. First of all, you are close to one of the most fascinating sites of the Old World, Pompeii. But you are also close to the Amalfi Coast, a stunning coastline with beautiful…
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You have just booked your trip to Crete? I am sure you are looking forward to plenty of sun, the idyllic beaches, the good food, the friendly people. But are you wondering if there is anything else on the island that you should see? If you are looking for…
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We are ready. The boxes are packed, the suitcases filled. We have moved out and moved on and are just waiting for our plane to depart Sydney in a couple of weeks. As I am writing this I am sitting with my legs up on the rooftop terrace of our serviced…
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Even when you are visiting Bodrum on a hot day like us there are some perfectly good reasons why you should throw in a history lesson or two. You see, Bodrum is home to one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. A monument so…
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When I travel I do it with all my senses. It is not just the act of being in a foreign place. Rather, it is about embracing all the new impressions it is throwing at me. Happiness comes from exposing myself to these experiences, be it new food, unusual…
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Bodrum surprised us in many ways. Mind you, we didn’t come with tons of information. We hadn’t seen pictures, hadn’t made plans. We just drifted. What we knew of Turkey’s tourism is mostly influenced by our experiences in Kusadasi. Kusadasi is a big…
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