Weekly Small Pleasures #129

Weekly Small Pleasures #129

This week was pretty good even though I got sick with some stomach bug on Friday including painful cramps for 24 hours. But this week I got the best sleep since baby girl was born and getting good sleep always makes my life better and I can be better for others too. Here are the best parts of my week: Continue reading

Top 10 Spots For Snorkeling in Hawaii

Top 10 Spots For Snorkeling in Hawaii

No matter how gorgeous luxury homes in Hawaii are, they simply don’t have their own snorkeling spot. So, to enjoy clear waters and tropical fish, one has to venture out into the ocean. But the question is where to? Whether you’re looking for a place for novices, experts, or family-friendly, this list of top ten spots for snorkeling in Hawaii will help you decide which is best. Continue reading

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas season is my favourite time of year. The cooler weather, the Christmas spirit, the Christmas lights adorning gardens, cities and homes, the smell of a wood fireplace, the smell of pine from the Christmas tree, the food, and yes, the gifts. As an adult, I especially enjoy choosing and giving gifts more than receiving them. This time of year also calls for traditions and different nations across the world have different Christmas traditions. Continue reading

5 Tips For First Time Visitors to Africa

5 Tips For First Time Visitors to Africa

Of all the world’s continents, it’s usually Africa that people think of when they imagine which one will be most out of their comfort zone. And when you think about it, it makes sense; it’s massive, there are many dangerous animals there, and it can be hard to know where to begin. It seems very unfamiliar. But even with these obstacles, there’s no denying that Africa is a grade A destination that should be on everyone’s bucket list. The question is, how do you begin planning a trip to a continent as big as Africa? Below, we take a look. Continue reading

5 Charming Cities in England to Visit Instead of London

5 Charming Cities in England to Visit Instead of London

When heading to England it’s understandable why London, as one of the world’s most visited cities, would be high on your list.  Whilst you can follow the tourist trail that leads straight from London to Collegial Cambridge, Bohemian Brighton, or Shakespeare’s Stratford there’s an undiscovered side of England that is culturally rich, traditional, and atmospheric to the point you might encounter ‘culture clash’ even if you’re English! Continue reading

How to Be Like A Local When Visiting a New City

How to Be Like A Local When Visiting a New City

When you travel to a new city you’re presented with a world of excitement and wonder, with a new adventure waiting around every corner. But how do you make sure these endless possibilities don’t overwhelm you? You want to try and explore this new location like a local, but where do you even start? Continue reading

Weekly Small Pleasures #127

Weekly Small Pleasures #127

Not a great week. Last Sunday I woke up with a fever and after a call to my doctor’s after-hours nurse line, I was sent a prescription for antibiotics to treat mastitis. New motherhood has truly been beating me up, but the beauty of it is that the result makes it all worth it. Having this little cute bundle of joy in my life is the best thing ever. 

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