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  • Featured Travel

    Five days in St Petersburg

    I had forgotten how beautiful St Petersburg is. I last visited in 2012, when mum and I went on a cruise around Scandinavia and the Baltic. We spent two days in…

  • Featured Travel

    24 hours in Wellington

    It’s an interesting experience to write a post about enjoying a day in your own city. You know it so well because you have spent so much time there, but you…

  • Featured Travel

    A day in Hiroshima

    Actually, not even a day. We spent about eight hours in Hiroshima, but it was a worthwhile visit.  Most people have a particular vision of Hiroshima in their head. That vision…

  • Featured Travel

    48 hours in Bruges

    I like history. The places I have enjoyed traveling to the most have always been places with lots of interesting history. Earlier this year, I visited Bruges for a few days,…

  • Musings

    How I spent my summer vacation

    I’m an avid reader. I believe voracious is the term. If I am into a book, I can polish it off in a day or two. The title of this blog…

  • Featured Travel

    A week in Moscow

    I feel like Russia is on the ‘too hard’ list for a lot of people. You need a visa, and when most people think of Moscow, I’m sure they think of…