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Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again: Worldschooling in a Nutshell

I see a thousand faces blaze before my eyes. They morph quicker than I can breathe and I see that they are my friends, my family, ones tied to me by blood and soul. Then suddenly they are travellers met in the heat of the moment, ones known for allRead More

Looks Like Heaven – Our First Day in Mexico

The palm fronds sway languidly in time with the beat of the bus as the driver swerves left round a corner, missing a gardener trimming the airport hedges by a hair’s breadth. My mind barely registers the close call. For a moment I’m still up above the clouds, marvelling atRead More

New York City: A Christmas Cliche

You might imagine Christmas in NYC as a cliche of chestnuts roasting on an open fire and Jack Frost nipping at your nose. This is the image that Hollywood and the NYC Tourist Board wants you to see of NYC, but if you scratch the surface a little, you canRead More

Wanderment and Adventure in 2016

Sometimes you can tell a story without uttering a single word. Sometimes you can convey dreams in the simplest of ways and articulate experiences in a spectral of colour. Today, on the cusp of the New Year, I wanted to share with you an imagery experience of what 2016 broughtRead More

The Bohemian Life: Behind The Scenes at The NYC Met

I’d never imagined that one day, I would be standing here, on centre stage at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House (The Met), but here I am, tonight. No, I am not about to make my debut as Mimi, in La Boheme, but rather, I am the guest of a personRead More

Spring Break in The Bahamas… Family Style!

It was just after we had returned from our six month South American odyssey to the US, that we awaited Grandma’s arrival at Miami International Airport Terminal or MIA as it is known. We were trusting that Grandma wasn’t MIA (Missing-in-Action), as we looked desperately to catch a glimpse ofRead More

Momentary Madness and The Magic of Multnomah Falls

It was late afternoon when our beige and red striped RV pulled into a parking lot, barely visible under the towering cedar trees, the setting sunlight peeking through the hidden gaps. The gravel crunched under my feet as I stepped outside and took a deep breath of the fresh forestRead More

My Liebster Award

You may be thinking: What’s a Liebster Award? It is a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) award that is given by bloggers to other bloggers in recognition of their contributions to the blogosphere. It is a way for one blogger to say to another ‘Hey, I really like your journey and I wouldRead More

Lady of Liberty in New York City

The setting sun’s final blood-red glows reflected on the heaving ultramarine waters of The Hudson River. From the very edge of the horizon, a faint torch glow lit up the banks of a distant island. The ferry moved in a swift rhythm, at one with the churning white foam ofRead More