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Take a wander in Wheaton

By On September 19, 2014

Since we moved to Wheaton I’ve been determined to get outdoors as much as possible before I batten down the hatches for my first Chicago winter (brrr). The marvellous thing about our new home is it’s a… Read More


Natural wonders in Port Douglas

By On February 22, 2014

Port Douglas is undoubtedly one of the prettiest Australian towns I have visited – quiet and beautiful and surrounded by stunning land and water scenery. Originally founded in the 1870s after the discovery… Read More


Park life in St Louis

By On February 11, 2014

I love living in the city but there’s something about being around nature that has a calming effect on me. No matter how much I enjoy the hustle and bustle of life… Read More


Walking in Wiltshire

By On January 17, 2014

Ever since I left home at the age of 18 I’ve loved travelling back to Wiltshire in the South West of England for a welcome dose of country air and my mum’s… Read More


Swimming with dolphins in New Zealand

By On December 6, 2013

 Plunging into ice-cold water, wearing a thick wetsuit to protect me from the elements, I began to sing – through a snorkel. It’s not every day you find yourself warbling a muffled… Read More


Middle earth beauty in NZ

By On December 1, 2013

From unusual hot spring beaches to unspoilt rolling countryside and an array of wildlife and wonders in-between New Zealand is a nature lover’s paradise. You’d be hard pressed to find a place… Read More


Outdoor pursuits in the Atlas Mountains

By On October 20, 2013

Leaving behind the chaos of Marrakech, I was excited to get out into the countryside to stay at a rustic escape in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. En route from the city… Read More


The uncomfortable reminders of a war still raw for Vietnam

By On June 2, 2013

As I shuffled underground in the darkness along a tiny, cramped tunnel it was a brief insight into the life of a Viet Cong guerilla. My journey of just a few metres… Read More


Angkor Wat & a wake-up call

By On May 19, 2013

As our eyes adjusted to the hazy half light of dawn a huge stone causeway, flanked by grand looking statues, stretched out in front of us. Here we were on an early… Read More


Welcome to Cambodia

By On May 7, 2013

I’d travelled for six hours from Bangkok to the Cambodian border when I was awoken by the driver shouting at me to get off his bus. Stumbling sleepily down the steps I… Read More