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Very Inspiring Blogger Award – thank you!

I was pleased to learn that I have recently been nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award by Kay from TravellerSoul76, a self-described world traveller, serial expat, translator, ESL Teacher and photographer – quite a list I think you’ll agree! Many thanks to Kay for the nomination which I gladly accept. You can view her blog post here. Continue reading Very Inspiring Blogger Award – thank you!

The many forms of travel inspiration

I’m re-posting this blog post as part of ‘The Works’ Travel Blogger Competition.

Have you ever read a book that just sets the scene so well, that you are desperate to board the first flight and seek out the destination? It’s so fascinating and passionately written, that you are left in awe and seeking to unravel, first-hand, the history of the place? This happens to me all the time, something which I blame upon my creative imagination, yet it’s also a factor in the name ‘Ad-lib Traveller’. Continue reading The many forms of travel inspiration

Travel planning for the year ahead: It’s all in the preparation

imageI was recently leaving work, when I noticed the first signs of the autumn season kicking in. An overcast sky, rain in the distance and needing to put on the car headlights at 5.30pm. Darkness had settled in for the night before I had even arrived home!

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Until it reaches the Christmas holidays, it becomes a mix of dark mornings and even darker evenings. But, there is always a silver lining – making travel arrangements for the coming months, ideally with an escape to a brighter, sunny climate for my necessary dose of Vitamin C.

So, that kick-started my evening, consulting a range of different websites to start shopping around to plan flights and accommodation. Continue reading Travel planning for the year ahead: It’s all in the preparation