Happiness · Self Help · Sleep · Spirituality · Travel

Falling Asleep to the Sound of the Ocean

Last night I fell asleep to the sound of the ocean. It was just a You Tube video, but it was still perfect; peaceful, soothing, serene and it brought back a million memories that swept over me as my breath softened and my eyes gently closed. A real sense of calm overcame me and it… Continue reading Falling Asleep to the Sound of the Ocean

Asia · Backpacker · Beauty · Cambodia · Happiness · Nature · Photography · Spain · Thailand · Travel

Sunsets in Paradise

I am a total sucker for natural beauty; Everywhere you go there are so many breathtaking scenes, beautiful examples of Mother Nature at her very best. It’s a triumph for the scences, a moment of awe, an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for the planet we live on. I am overcome by so many emotions when… Continue reading Sunsets in Paradise

Backpacker · Christmas · Food · Mexican Christmas · Spain · Travel · Travel Blog · Travel Guide · Vegan · Vegetarian

Christmas in Benidorm 

December 26th, Boxing Day, I can barely belive it! This whole year has been a huge whirlwind of countries, cultures and food! Kerry and I started the year in Australia, then took flight over to New Zealand in April, spent an amazing 4 months backpacking across SE Asia and are now chilling out in a… Continue reading Christmas in Benidorm 

Backpacker · Blogmas · Christmas · Food · Mexican Christmas · Travel · Vegan · Vegan Food · Vegetarian · Vegetarian Food

¡Feliz Navidad!

Christmas is often portrayed as a cold, snowy, cosy time of year. For most it conjures images of happy families snuggled around a log fire, a snowman wrapped in a plaid scarf standing guard on the front lawn and glasses of spicy, mulled wine served with warmed, fragrant mince pies. Aaww, I can see it now…… Continue reading ¡Feliz Navidad!

Asia · Backpacker · Food · Things to do · Travel · Travel Blog · Travel Guide · Vegetarian Culture

Highs & Lows: A Vietnam City Guide

So Vietnam.. I was quite excited and enthusiastic about travelling up through Vietnam, with it’s picture postcard beaches, insanely busy, cosmopolitan cities and deep and varied history, it seemed like a country that would really appeal to my sensibilities. And as it’s the most Eastern leg of our trip I thought I would get to… Continue reading Highs & Lows: A Vietnam City Guide

Auckland · Backpacker · Beauty · Gypsy · Meditation · New Zealand · Photography · Tramping · Travel · Walking

The Wonderful Weymouth Walkway

Yesterday Kerry and I went for a wander along the Weymouth Walkway, it’s a stunning coastal tramp a mere 10 minutes from where we’re currently staying. It’s steeped in natural beauty and native wildlife and the vistas across to Manukau Harbour are breath-taking. I took a few snaps on my iPhone (so I apologise for… Continue reading The Wonderful Weymouth Walkway

Adelaide · Australia · Beauty · Nature · Photography · Travel

Maxine & Kerrys Epic Day Out

A few weeks ago Kerry and I were lucky enough to get out of the city for an afternoon and soak up the delights that the Adelaide Hills, Aldinga and Sellicks Beach had to offer. We also sampled some pretty strong ale in a micro-brewery, a few glasses of red in the McClaren Valley and… Continue reading Maxine & Kerrys Epic Day Out