France - the (unofficial) wine & cheese guide ... June 20th 2006 In Pushkar, India a tarot card reader solemnly predicted my future. He drew the nine of cups, which meant that every happiness I wished for in my life would be fulfilled. He also had a warning, 'avoid over-indulgence', he said and specifically advised me to be cautious where food and wine are concerned. It was with those words ringing in my ears that I embarked on a gastronomical and wine adven ... read more
Europe » France Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
I'm an Aussie girl who's mad about travel! Me and my pack have covered lots of ground over the past few years ....
2003 - 3 months leave to backpack Europe & Canada
2004 - Holidays in Bali, Indonesia
2005 - Holidays in Turkey, Greece & Thailand
2006 - 5 months leave to travel around the world - India, Nepal, to China, across Mongolia and Russia, through Eastern and some of Western Europe. Then home via Canada and the US.
January 2007 - Holidays, North Island, NZ
September, 2007 I decided I needed a break from the corporate grind and resigned from Ford in Australia, to do a year ... full info