Posts Tagged With: Adventure

Reminiscing

Eating fresh, juicy mango outside in temperatures that feel like 40°C remind me of days in Kenya, juicing huge bags of mangos (and eating as many as we could)at the house.

  While reminiscing about travel is fun, let’s all do our part to kill Covid-19 so I can get back to actually travelling…..

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The World is a Book

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” ~St Augustine

One day, over a month ago now, while I was looking in my cupboard trying to decide what mug I wanted to use that day for my morning cup of coffee, I took notice of all the travel mugs I’ve collected over the years.

Each one comes with great memories of wonderful travel adventures, so I decided since I’m not able to be out travelling at the moment it would be fun to ‘travel around the world’ each day with my morning cups of coffee.

Well, 37 days later, I’ve finally run out of travel mugs, but it’s definitely been a fun way to reminisce about past travelling adventures and now I can’t wait to get back out and add to this growing collection…until then, I guess I’ll just keep cycling through these ones!!

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Mugs Around the World

For years now, I’ve been collecting mugs from countries I’ve travelled to. It started out slowly – a mug here, a mug there, missing many places in between, until one morning, when I was longing to be out on another adventure,  I stood there, looking in my cupboard, trying to decide what country I wanted to enjoy my morning coffee in.  I found myself laughing at the idea, but it stuck with me and my collection continued to grow.

Now, once again, I find myself desperately wishing I could be out exploring more of this big, beautiful world, but for now I guess I will have to satisfy my wanderlust by letting my morning coffee and my mug collection take me around the world. 

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The best education

‘Travel is the best education you can give yourself.’
Growing up, I heard this advice a lot from my Grandma as she was showing us photos and telling us all about her latest trip.  
She saw the world and inspired me to do the same. 
A lifelong teacher, she knew the value of education, but also knew that the world had so much more to offer than you could ever find in a classroom. 
Only while immersing yourself in someone else’s way of life do you realize how alike we truly are.

Thank you for instilling in me this love of travel and need to constantly be educating myself.

Happy birthday my travelling Grandma! I hope everyone up there enjoys your travel stories as much as I always did! Xo

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Childlike wonder

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Think of it as an Adventure

Summer is just around the corner and with it brings the perfect opportunity for a road trip! I love packing snacks, coffee and my favourite tunes and heading out to explore a new place. Even if you don’t go far, it’s still a fun adventure!

Where are you headed this summer?

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Travellers are dreamers

Travellers are dreamers who make their desires for adventure a reality

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Travel isn’t always pretty

RIP Anthony Bourdain

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A Lifetime of Adventures

Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures...

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Let’s get lost

Let's get Lost

Sometimes the best trips are the ones where you just say “Let’s go” and figure it out on the road!

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