Between us, we have travelled to Europe multiple times over almost thirty years. Nowadays, if we want to easily stay in touch with family and friends, purchasing a Europe sim card is a fantastic option for us. Europe sim cards also make it easy for you to find your way around unfamiliar places, make sense … Read more
As we hiked through the gentle undulating trail through the quiet maple forest I felt pleased that I had made the effort to explore outside the city of Ottawa in Canada. After a week of significant long distance travel and high intensity activities the hike was a perfect option to refresh and take the opportunity to see … Read more
It felt somewhat surreal as I took in the amazing blue sky view over the National Mall from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Having a short window of time to explore such a significant location had been an unexpected surprise and a real pleasure. My opportunity to explore Washington DC arose … Read more
You can’t visit New Zealand without indulging in at least one hot spring. New Zealand is a volcanic country so hot springs are everywhere. They range from the luxurious manicured hot springs of the Rotorua region to ‘locals only’ free hot springs within beaches, rivers and other nooks and crannies. If you love to hike … Read more
How many billions of dollars of advanced aviation research can you fit inside three (and soon to be four) massive aircraft hangars? The National Museum of the United States Air Force (USAF) in Dayton, Ohio provides a jaw dropping collection of military aircraft, spacecraft and rockets which detail the history of aviation from a military … Read more
The giant London Eye Ferris Wheel became an instantly recognisable icon of the London skyline when it opened in March 2000. After the success of the London Eye over 20 other giant Ferris wheel projects have been initiated around the world, some which have been successful and many which never got further than a concept. … Read more
Christmas 2012 will be the twenty year anniversary of my first independent big trip to Europe. I decided to go with only six months’ notice after a rather liquid (I still can’t drink bourbon ever again) 20th birthday celebration with friends.