Uncategorized Would you spend a week blind?

Would you spend a week blind?

I’m doing this for my little brother who I haven’t seen in over 10 years. John is legally blind and has only 3% vision left. He had a guide dog (Gregan) but as John lives in a small town that is rampant with stray dogs, Gregan was attacked on 3 occasions and is now “decommisioned” …

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Advice Life Changing Moments

Life Changing Moments

What does it take to make you realise you’ve been living your life wrong? Sometimes you whisper under your breath ” I hate my job” and wish that all could be changed. You wonder if there really is a way off the treadmill that you have created. You get up at some ungodly hour to …

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Advice 5 Things Where Minimalism Doesn’t Work

5 Things Where Minimalism Doesn’t Work

Living with less stuff can sometimes be both a blessing and a curse. There are times when you want to do something, maybe you want to build something, but you can’t because you lack a specific tool required. Or perhaps you want to bake something, like a pineapple upside-down cake, but you’re lacking a Bundt pan. …

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Accomodation 5 Low Cost Cities To Retire In North America

5 Low Cost Cities To Retire In North America

Ok so you’ve reached an age where you want to get off the treadmill early and you don’t have a million dollars in the bank. How will you survive? Can you sustain your lifestyle currently living in the country you’re in? Chances are if you’re truly honest the answer is you can’t. So what options …

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Advice Apps That Have Changed The Way We Travel

Apps That Have Changed The Way We Travel

With so much new technology around these days it’s hard to know what works and what just weighs you down digitally when it comes to putting Apps on your devices. I remember downloading a game once onto a 16gb iPad Mini. By the time I’d upped my still level a few times and downloaded the …

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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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