Joining the Dots to Create Better Travel Memories

One of our fabulous readers Red Nomad Oz, travels Australia and records her discoveries on her entertaining website Amazing Australian Adventures. In 2011 Red wrote a post for us here called My Journey Jottings Aussie Odyssey recounting where she’d spotted Journey Jottings’ Journal Maps and Mail-It Maps as she criss-crossed Australia’s outback visiting Mildura in Victoria, Wentworth […]

12 Travel Highlights from 7 Countries

If you’d asked me this time last year “What are your travel plans for next year?” I’d simply have replied – “Scotland… I’m going to visit my Mum who lives in Scotland” That’s it. full-stop But the magic of travel highlights is their serendipity – Travel Highlights By way of example, I’d never have imagined a […]

Forks in the Road

Have you had something ‘bad’ happen? Which at the time felt like the ‘end of the world’ but a while later you’ve said…   “That was the luckiest day ever… If it wasn’t for that happening, I’d never have ended up on this path!” Such as.. The day our working visa application for Sweden was refused. We’d […]

Red Nomad Tracking Down ‘Journey Jottings’ on her Aussie Odyssey

I received a Tweet from @RedNomadOz on Twitter: And about a week later… I’d been enjoying following the trails and tales of Red Nomad Oz on her blog for some time, when as part of her ‘Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets’ series she sighted #17 at White Cliffs (in outback NSW) along with…“arguably the most remote OZ location to […]

Uluru – The Day I First Laid Eyes on Uluru (Ayers Rock)

After a 3am start to get to the airport for a 5am lift off to Uluru, we left the coastal humidity of Brisbane and flew into Australia’s heart – the Red Centre. Peering down onto the scrubby outback and gouged channel country from 35,000 feet we flew over flooded Lake Eyre and sparkling salt pans […]