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Category Archives: Travel

Bound in Buenos Aires

Due to a visa mishap, a two day visa run to Buenos Aires from Salvador turned into a 28 day stay in the city – with two days worth of … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Extending a Brazilian Tourist Visa

I am currently living in Brazil on a three month tourist visa, and my intention has always been to extend my visa for another three months to enjoy even more … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Museu do Amanhã

This October I visited the Museu do Amanhã – the Museum of Tomorrow – in Rio, and was fortunate to have a tour of their new, permanent exhibition, with the museum’s … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hong Kong: My Favourite Stopover

As an Australian who lives far from home, I am often looking for a stopover location to break-up the gruelling travel schedule. Hong Kong is definitely one of my favourites, … Continue reading

October 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

City Break in Macau

When I visited Hong Kong, I also took the opportunity to spend a few days in the nearby city of Macau. This is another Special Administrative Region of China only … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Visiting Krakow, Poland (& Auschwitz)

Confession, while Krakow was on my list of places to visit from the moment I arrived in Europe, it took me ten years to get around to it. My maternal … Continue reading

July 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thailand 2016

In April this year the husband and I spent two weeks in Thailand, also meeting up for about half that time with some friends, and it was magical. Thailand is … Continue reading

May 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ciarngorms Holiday

This simmer, instead of going south to the sun, we spent one of our holidays weeks in Scotland around the Cairngorms. While it was colder and wetter than I would … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Visiting Chicago

Earlier this month the husband and I made a trip to Chicago – I was due to be there for a conference (Museums and the Web 2015 – read about … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · 1 Comment