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It’s been a bleak winter of lockdown for many. For too long we’ve sat inside over the long chilly months, living the ups and downs of reality tv life punctuated by holiday promo’s wondering who’s going anywhere. As the world has opened up, social media pages have flickered with snap shots of European coastlines, packed street markets and life looking reassuringly like we remembered it before we faced another season of restrictions…. Read More

With two international travel awards tucked into our backpacks, we kick started our next travel venture bouncing off the walls with enthusiasm. Would our Airbnb host know our names, recognise our beaming smiles, or would travel writing and photographing simply be as effortless as we make it look? Rather, as we stepped out into Killcare with a checklist of a dozen places to see, having left the carefully marked map on the… Read More

It’s rarely quiet in New York. There’s a pulsating echo of movement that surges through the streets and hangs over the skyline. It’s furrowed in the architecture and written on the walls, nothing is still. For travellers, New York is an adventurous invitation whisking you down the rabbit hole. Bright lights and big city magic. In a city built up from the gritty days of prohibition, waves of global immigrants and the… Read More

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.”  I thought I was quite a good traveller; prepared, organised, packed light and knew not to carry oversized hand cream, but when I flew overseas last year on a passport that was short 5 days of its 6-month validity, well, it was time to rethink. It’s very easy to overlook… Read More

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