Take your kids travelling for $9.99
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Final boarding call for young adventurers! Join Bella and Burton Feet as they tour the globe. Bella & Burton Feet don’t go looking for trouble … but it always finds them. Follow the expat twins from country to country, from adventure … Read More

Centennial Park, Sydney – Tawny Frogmouths
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In Centennial Park Sydney there are Tawny Frogmouths huddled together, camouflaged in the paperbark trees.  

The travel blogger who doesn’t blog
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I’m a dreadful travel blogger. I don’t blog when I travel. I take some notes now and then, but mostly I just like to be in the moment when I’m on the road. In fact, I tend to turn off … Read More

Itchee Feet and India
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TOF and I have just booked for India. We’re pretty excited, not just because we love travelling together, but also because this trip comes after months of discussions with an Indian company about Itchee Feet. We’re now busy working on … Read More

Lovely birthday gifts
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I recently … er … celebrated my birthday. I thought I’d share my three favourite pressies with you. TOF bought me a ring. I’d seen him searching a catalogue, and overheard him calling a store about one, but in the … Read More

Top five attractions in Northern Wales… for the whole family.
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Guest Blogger, Inga Batur writes about a recent trip to Wales. This is the second time Inga, who lives in Slovenia, has written for us. Hopefully you’ll see her around her some more too.   We recently went to Wales. … Read More

Fun Travel
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Would you cross this bridge with your family?

Crazy Domains… Crazy wait times!!!!
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We had problems with our website and tried to contact our provider, Crazy Domains. We were left waiting for 4 1/2 hours before we hung up. We emailed… 2 days ago and still haven’t received a response. What do you … Read More

Loving Pinterest!
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I’ve gone and done it… I wasn’t going to. I didn’t plan to… I really didn’t think it would be “my type of thing.” But I was wrong. I have now joined Pinterest… and I’m totally addicted. It was bound … Read More

Do old people need a 10-year passport?
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I was in line at the Post Office yesterday, behind an old man who was applying for a passport. He was going overseas to visit his grandson and seemed quite excited by the prospect. Pity the guy behind the counter … Read More

A slice of Vienna
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TOF and I had this little afternoon feast today. A good brew, a tiny tipple and a slice of original Sacher Torte, from the Sacher Hotel, Vienna. My 15-year-old niece is here from Vienna for two months… and despite Qantas … Read More

I look like a movie star… but only when I’m in japan
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Another piece I wrote during my Japan years… I look like Marlene Deitrich and Jodie Foster…sometimes one, sometimes the other…or perhaps a cross of both. I know I look like these two Hollywood stars because I have been told so. … Read More

The Japan sento experience
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I have been going through some old travel writing, and thought I’d post some… He’s one from my time in Japan. BATHING The woman at the door looked surprised to see me. She eyed me suspiciously as she handed me … Read More

Better ways to travel – public transport
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And how does it work – see what Shweeb say

It’s all Japanese to me!!!!
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I once told an eighty-year-old Japanese woman that I had a full vagina. I was a guest in her home, which was tucked away in a tiny village on Shikoku, the smallest of Japan’s four main islands. She offered me … Read More

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