New York Birthday Trip

  It has been 11 years between visits to NYC for me, so long overdue.  This visit was in honour of my husband’s (undisclosed, but special) birthday, and it was extra exciting as it was his first trip to New York!  I’ll write more about

24 Hours in Wellington New Zealand

  Being my hometown, I really should be promoting a much longer stay, but in keeping with my theme of 24hr Guides, here is what you can achieve in 24 hours in Wellington New Zealand, may it be a layover or a guide to get

19 Years Old And So Green

  When I was 19 years old I did what most Kiwi kids do… I dropped out of university and went on my ‘big OE’ (Overseas Experience).  Ok, so most of us don’t drop out of uni to do it… but I did.  I had

When is a holiday TOO busy?

    I would call myself a fairly energetic person – I like to be busy. But I think I managed to ‘out-busy’ even myself on our recent holiday to France! When is a holiday TOO busy?   Our holiday plans are usually pretty full-on

Montmorillon France – The City of Writing & Book Trades

  This post on Montmorillon France – The City of Writing and Book Trades, is my first bi-lingual blog post. Apologies for the simplicity of the post and the perfunctory translation, but I wanted it to reflect my current level of French, so that in