Category: Traveling

PaulineandPlane

Hawaii Adventure 2018 Chapter Two

JQ1 Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  Jetstar. Melbourne,  Australia to Honolulu Hawaii, USA. Travelling is quite stressful. On the move constantly. Carrying important documents and foreign cash across the globe, protecting them via various means and a load of paranoia, lest they vanish from your sight. At Melbourne Airport, the endless lines to check-in, then more queuing […]

Hawaii here we come

Hawaii Adventure 2018 Chapter One

Hawaii Adventure 2018 Chapter One – PRE FLIGHT ” She packed her bag pre-flight. Zero hour 9 am. And she’s gonna be hiii-ii –igh as a kite by then ” Elton John song. Well, she’s not high, she’s not even excited and she’s not packed! With exactly 2 weeks to go before that much anticipated […]

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Leaving Frankfurt Germany for Thun Switzerland

There was quite a long walk to our Hotel. There were views of misty mountains, snow on the tips, a light blinking on one of the peaks and with the sun already setting, it was quite magical and unreal.

the world is not enough

The World is not enough Doing America.

Start spreading the news…….we’re leaving today…..we want to be a part of it .New York New York.. Yes. It was happening. We were going to America. Home of the brave. Land of the free. The United States, the old US of A! We just made up our minds …and created it. From scratch. From start […]

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Toilets fit for a Queen. A fairy tale.

My Mother always used to say “ Even The Queen has to  use a toilet “ To a small child that statement seems miraculous and wondrous. To an adult who happens to be a Tour Guide, the word “ Toilet “ has an importance not to be avoided or ridiculed, become embarrassed at –  or […]

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Travelling companion.

The Metro train journey from Melbourne’s west through to Flinders Street is usually a half hour trip. On this occasion, it took longer, delays due to Anzac Day crowds or other assorted breaks in schedule – like the pilfering of copper by crooks at signal stations, hence – no signals! In need of a spot […]

Deutschland

Nach dem Frühstück im Ibis, Frankfurt am Main, sind wir schließlich auf der ICE (Inter City Express). Es gibt eine gewisse leichte Angst in einer kleinen Wolke absteigend auf uns, als wir den Ansatz des antizipieren – Kontrolleur. Aus unbekannten Gründen zu uns, außer der Tatsache des Reisens mit all seinen kleinen Spannungen und kleinere […]