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My Thoughts for 2017 – Let Conscious Be Your Guide but Beware of Manipulation and Guilt

Many of us set goals where we hope to improve ourselves both physically and emotionally in the hope that the new year will somehow be an improvement on the previous. We reflect on conversations which could have been handled with more respect and consideration and feel shame by our behaviour. Basically, we all want to … Continue reading »

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What Lies Over the Wall? – A Profound Sense of Hope

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” Thich Nhat Hanh. His small, chubby, brown hands were dirty and he smiled a cheeky grin, as he wiped them quickly on his red T-shirt, which was … Continue reading »

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Making The Big Decision

Whether you are a young, solo, 18 year-old departing on a Gap Year or a ’50- something” single woman, we all face a time in our lives when we want to travel. Women like to travel for several reasons: memories, adventure, romance, or just to connect with other people and better understand humanity. I travel … Continue reading »

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Does Size Matter?

Hints on how to choose the right luggage for your next travel adventure. When it comes to selecting new luggage, “Yes, size does matter!” A few years ago, I remember purchasing the largest suitcase possible and I was never stopped at any airport check- in counter (luckily!) I did however, feel sorry for the porters … Continue reading »

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How to Research Your Travel Destination

It always pays to be a well informed traveler. This “how to” will help you research your travel destination. Our desire to travel to a destination is often accompanied by a visual image; snow- capped mountain lodges or the bright lights of Las Vegas. Images all tell a story and awaken a longing to experience this … Continue reading »

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Blisters, Breakouts and Broken Heels

How to pack for your travel destination. Penny’s Packing Essentials 1.  Wet Wipes  – Great for clean ups, but also for spot cleaning clothes. If I am stuck at the airport, it is amazing how much better I feel with a quick freshen up. 2.  Bottle of Water – Heaven’s Gift. Not only does it … Continue reading »

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What Sort of Traveler Are You?

This article will help travelers understand what they want in a holiday. My idea of a great holiday is to learn, understand and be visually stimulated by the scenery and the people I meet along the journey. Capturing that experience through photographs is such a bonus. Time, income, interests and  health all vary over your lifetime … Continue reading »

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