Mamu Rainforest – Cloud SkyWalk

If you want an eco-tourism experience and you’re not afraid of heights, then the Mamu Tropical Skywalk will kick-start your heart. The welcoming entrance with its sculptures, greenery, rainforest and extensive carpark has been made to cater for bus loads of nature enthusiasts. After viewing their website and later visiting, I understood why I could almost touch…

The Magic of Paronella Park Lives On

When I heard I could view an historical castle in North Queensland, I  wanted to jump in the car and drive there; many a time this has been done. Over the past 20 years, I have taken family and guided friends towards seeing a unique tourist destination,  Paronella Park, where one man’s dream became a reality. The people featured are my…

Fika, a Swedish Tradition

“Any excuse for a ‘Fika’ is a good one,” according to a sign in a Swedish Café. To ‘Fika’ simply means to meet over a cuppa and something sweet to eat.  In Sweden, it is like a religion, enjoyed several times a day. Fika with friends, co-workers and neighbours is the thing to do in Sweden.…

Afghanistan Avenue of Honour

Whenever I have walked down the Avenue of Honour, honouring the fallen, I feel this incredible heaviness. I’m not sure if it’s because as a mother with a son, who is alive and well, I feel such sadness at the loss these families have had to endure, and continue to endure.  I brought him to…