One of the best feelings is when your destination exceeds all expectations. High expectations usually lead to disappointment, while low expectations turn out as is…. It is a rare commodity these days for somewhere to blow me away. Maybe its high expectations or the fact we have been so spoilt with such incredible cultures, countries, sites and experiences. … More Exceeding Expectations
If you had the opportunity to visit any country what would it be and why?
Of course that is probably the worst question to ask an experienced traveller, however currently we would have to say Brazil.
Brazil covers a multitude of desires, if not every aspect that we look for in A Wandering Memory. … More The Sunday Question
Thank you all for reading part 1 blog of our worst airline experience saga – I know it was a long one – but unfortunately part 2 is just as long, but will really demonstrate what happened to us after the initial complaint was made… Believe me it will make you cringe! … More The Most Unbelievable Airline Saga Ever – Complaint Part 2
Whilst researching, my Island Wanderlust jogged a Wandering Memory of our trip to Hawaii in 2013. We were very excited, as essentially in my mind it encapsulated the idyllic Pacific islands with a bit of American capitalism. Therefore we booked to visit 3 islands, Hawaii (The Big Island), Maui and Oahu. Read the Full story and review … More A New World – Hawaii – The Big Island
Thank you all for following or visiting A Wandering Memory blog, I am so happy to share our adventures and stories with you all. I also REALLY appreciate all your comments and feedback, its been a crazy 2 months with nearly 9,000 views over 43 posts. Your support and feedback is Inspiring… Thank you so … More Wandering – The Story So Far – August
It dawned on us late last year that we keep travelling to distant exotic locations whereby for a long while we hadn’t really taken advantage of our own backyard. So we made a commitment that we would stay ‘local’… That is apart from the trip to Western Australia – HA! Anyhow putting that blip aside … More Fire, Ice & Northern lights – A weekend in Iceland
I no longer want to… Share a dormitory with 11 strangers Drink all night and go to work the next day Eat a cheap ramen noodles every night to save money Drink so much that the next 2 days are pretty much written off Be uncomfortable when I sleep Stay in a place that looks … More Pure Luxury – Seychelles
During my travels I have been subjected to numerous different types of accommodation from the 5 star luxury resorts in Thailand, to a damp and dingy box in Africa, and let’s not forget the 100 bed dorm in the Fijian islands. I have never been adverse to dorm rooms, they are cheap they do the … More A Dormitory Story – Sydney
In my next segment of Extreme sports I want to talk about is Snowsports (Skiing and Snowboarding in particular) Previous posts concentrated on Glacier Hiking and Great White Cage Diving Skiing has been part of my life since I was young. With lessons on a dry ski slope, for you who have never heard of this it’s … More Real Extreme Sports Part 3 – Snowsports
This was the day I was dreaming about, the real highlight of a visit to China, in the middle of nowhere surrounded by mountainous terrain for as far as the eye could see. This was what my trip was all about; a feeling of elation consumed me. It was the first time I had felt … More Elation & Wonder – The Great Wall of China