Adventure / Australia's Coral Coast / Travel / Uncategorized / Western Australia


We were very sad to be leaving the super comfortable Novotel in Exmouth.  Alas, it was time to start the journey south, homeward bound, with a two-night stop over at Kalbarri. I was excited to be heading to Kalbarri as I’ve heard so much about it.  The drive there was long.  Really long. From Exmouth … Continue reading

Adventure / Australia's Coral Coast / Travel / Western Australia

Swimming with the world’s biggest fish

Very excited to be swimming with the whale sharks today!  Ocean Eco Adventures collected us from the Novotel and drove us to the boat ramp.  Along with about 14 other passengers and four Japanese film crew, we boarded the boat and headed out to the reef.  Donning full length 2/3mm wet suits, we all had … Continue reading

Adventure / Australia's Coral Coast / Travel / Western Australia

Exmouth, unlucky with weather

Exmouth is a lovely surprise. The loveliest surprise of all is the Novotel Ningaloo in Exmouth. An absolute delight of a hotel – I am in heaven. Beautifully appointed, gorgeous view and location just outside of town. After the basic but adequate accommodation in Coral Bay, it feels wonderful to be in luxury digs. Day … Continue reading

Family / Italy / Travel / Travel with children

Getting ready for another dream trip! This time with mia famiglia

Hello readers! It’s been a while – oh yes indeed. Sorry about that.  But you know me, my blogs are about my travels and there’s another trip coming up.  In one month’s time today, Zorba (aka Husband Andrew) and I leave for bella Italia.  We are stopping overnight in Dubai staying in a relatively fancy … Continue reading