Attractions The Berlin Wall – A City Divided

The Berlin Wall – A City Divided

The city of Berlin. The one city that had a wall right through the middle. As a child I can recall sitting on the floor next to a bookcase in the dining room of our house, my father with a large book with the title WW2. If was full of pictures of the war and …

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Advice Dining Out Cheap In Chiang Mai

Dining Out Cheap In Chiang Mai

Dining out cheap in Chiang Mai is an easy process. The minute you step into the streets you’ll find that your senses will pick up the aromas of thai cooked food. And if your not an adventurous person when it comes to eating. you’ll still find a great meal with ingredients that you’ll recognise. Chiang …

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Advice International Living’s 10 Best Places To Retire Around The World In 2017

International Living’s 10 Best Places To Retire Around The World In 2017

Advice for Retiring Abroad Even the International Living folks don’t think you should move to a foreign country for retirement just because it scores well in their (or anyone else’s) ranking, though. Before relocating, said Prescher, “profile yourself ruthlessly about what you really want in a place. Find out what you can and can’t live …

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Accomodation Best Places To Retire Abroad

Best Places To Retire Abroad

As I turned 50 couple of months ago, it’s set me thinking about retirement. The thoughts of living overseas are now the main motivation to returning to my job each day. Cheaper and more convenient air travel has made the world smaller – so you no longer need to say farewell to your family forever …

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Chelyabinsk Chelyabinsk – The most contaminated place on the planet

Chelyabinsk – The most contaminated place on the planet

Chernobyl, Fukushima… Do these places ring a bell? What about Chelyabinsk? Have you ever heard of the place? Elena has, it’s where she was born and where here family still live. In resent years Chelyabinsk has had it’s share of news. In February 2013 the world witnessed a huge meteor slam into the earths atmosphere …

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Advice Get Fit for Life

Get Fit for Life

Fit and healthy for life You’re thinking, what’s a diet got to do with travel?….. Well if you’re not healthy you’re not going to be able to enjoy your life. There are some people in this world who can’t get on a plane because of their health. Thats never going to be us. It’s all …

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Advice Dental Tours to Thailand

Dental Tours to Thailand

Thailand is at the forefront of Asia’s fastest growing cosmetic tourist industry. Thailand leads the way with International Standards Organization (ISO) accredited Hospitals throughout the country. With internationally trained practitioners we embark on one of our largest projects so far. …Starting out own tours to Thailand. It’s been something that we have both discussed since returning from …

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Advice How to survive long flights

How to survive long flights

Long haul travel is a necessary evil for Australians. If you’re thinking of heading overseas, here are some handy tips to make your flight more enjoyable. Take a second bag  Feel like a jack-in-the-box getting things out of the overhead locker? Try packing the stuff that you’ll need during the flight into a smaller bag, …

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Accomodation 10 Reasons To Visit Russia

10 Reasons To Visit Russia

Why on earth would you want to visit a country that’s always in the news for all the wrong reasons? After all, the Russian bride thing has past and the government seems to always be at odds with western ideals. Russia is a paradox, one that unless you’re prepared for you’ll either love it or …

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Advice Downsizing – Learning To Live With Less

Downsizing – Learning To Live With Less

Music And Memories It’s a hard decision and not one that all would do but when you truly decide that you don’t need stuff you have to act fast. Cleaning out the house the other day Elena asked me to through out all my old music cassette tapes. I instinctively say “No”, but as the cleaning progressed …

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