Another favourite – Singapore

I’ve just got back from a quick trip to Singapore and once again I was impressed with the amazing changes that have taken place since my first visit in 1974.  This time I was attending an international conference and then staying on for a few days R & R.  My first 4 nights I stayed at the Hilton Hotel in Orchard Road and for anyone looking for a fantastic location then the Hilton certainly fits the bill.  The room are quite large by Singapore standards and the view out of the hustle and bustle of Orchard Road was amazing.  If … Continue reading Another favourite – Singapore

Let’s get started…again!

Travelling takes on a whole new meaning after you retire. We have now been semi-retired for about five years. Semi because we still like to work and we want to travel, which unfortunately always costs more than you expect! We are so lucky now as our vacations are no longer constrained by leave entitlements and all of the everyday issues like school terms and mortgage payments. I know some adventurous people ignore these constraints, living unconventional lives and travelling around when and if the mood takes them. Unfortunately, for most of us, this freedom doesn’t come until later in life. … Continue reading Let’s get started…again!

Travel tips – savings that don’t spoil the experience.

Travel is right up there on most people’s ‘To Do’ and ‘Bucket’ Lists, but the types of travel you like and enjoy are very different beasts. For some people, the camping, glamping or caravaning style is just their thing – … Continue reading Travel tips – savings that don’t spoil the experience.