africa Twenty chickens for a saddle

Armchair Traveller | Twenty Chickens For A Saddle

When I picked up from the bookshelf, ‘Twenty Chickens for a saddle’ I only read its tagline: The story of an African Childhood. I paid the book and left the bookstore in Kingscliff, NSW. Rode my bike as fast as I could, made a nice cup of coffee and read the whole book in two […]

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lisbon100bites

Armchair Traveller | Lisbon In 100 Bites

There is something literally fabulous and even miraculous about the act of eating… When I can’t indulge my passion for travel , I grab a book and indulge in some armchair travelling. Living vicariously through authors who write about their experiences while living in or visiting a city makes me feel like I’m part of their […]

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on the road

Armchair Traveller | On The Road

This book should come with a warning: proceed with caution, you may never be able to settle in one place again! And you might take up on hitch-hitch-hicking. On the Road, features the travels of Jack Kerouac and his Beat Generation friends across America in the years after World War II. Its unfastidious relish for […]

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travel with children lonely planet

Armchair Traveller | Travel With Children

I’ve used many a Lonely Planet Guide when researching travel. But now, as I juggle motherhood and a passion to keep travelling, I know I need help! It was time to check Lonely Planet’s “Family-friendly travel without the fuss”, Lonely Planet Travel With Children. On my travels, I’ve seen the good, the bad, and the […]

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do big small things book

Armchair Traveller | Do Big Small Things

The Armchair Traveller presents you with a chill out easy going book today: ‘Do Big Small Things’. I was armed with this rough-and-tumble field journal and I was prepared to embark on an eclectic journey packed with inspiration and activities from around the globe. Page by page, I was challenged to write, rip, make, and share […]

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bike travel

Armchair Traveller | Epic Bike Rides Of The World

  As cycling holidays become the first choice of travel for a growing number of us, there is no shortage of places to conquer. Today the Armchair Traveller takes you to “Epic Bike Rides of The World”  Sometimes when travelling, a car can move too fast and walking can be too slow. Pedalling through the […]

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