A little down time in Puerto Vallarta

It’s been more than a decade since I’ve been to Mexico and about 25 years since I’ve basked on the beaches of an all-inclusive in Vallarta. This time, I arrived with some Spanish under my belt to share a week with our wonderful friends, Bill, Karin, Don and Lindy, at SECRETS Vallarta. Secrets has a sister…

5 Luxury Wildlife Experiences worth every penny!

Let’s face it, it’s great to make our travel dollars go farther by looking for deals and sticking to a budget – but there are some experiences that are in the “expensive but worth it” category.  When it comes to marveling at the wildlife on this magnificent planet, consider these animal-loving ideas. Safari in Kenya…

3 Glamping Lodges – Kenya

On a recent trip to Africa, my partner and I were delighted with the abundance of wildlife everywhere we went. We were also thrilled with our accommodations! We stayed at three different “camps” – each with a unique flavour. The new term is apparently “glamping” – a portmanteau of “glamour” and “camping”. All three resorts…

A Day in St Petersburg, Russia

A few pics from our 3rd day in St Petersburg including The Spilled Blood Church, Russian Museum and the Faberge Museum

2019 Travel Plans – Any Tips?

2018 has certainly been an eventful year. Those of you who have been following along will recall that some of our travel plans were thwarted by a deadly MVA in Australia last January. No matter, we still enjoyed our Baltic Cruise and the Cornwall District of England.  Now that we are stronger, we have some…

Bee Gees Way

Driving from Brisbane to Cairns? Stop off in Redcliffe. . .