Monthly Archives: November 2015

Road Trip – Romantic cities of the US South

Please join me on my 3000-kilometre road trip around America’s South, taking in Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, North and South Carolina. My story, titled Gone With the Wind, was published as a cover story in The Sydney Morning Herald/Melbourne Age Traveller … Continue reading

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Beautiful Athens – give it a chance!

I visited Athens in the late 1970s and found a dirty, rather unpleasant place. A menu item summed it up for me then: Bowels in Sauce. Visiting again recently, I was cautious. I needn’t have been. Despite the economic crisis … Continue reading

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Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens review

This wonderful, historic hotel sits slap bang in the middle of Athens like a grand old duchess. And like a grand old duchess, she knows many secrets. You can read my review published in The Sydney Morning Herald/Melbourne Age Traveller … Continue reading

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Mykonos – Windmills of my Mind

My new husband and I lived on Mykonos for a while in the 1970s, before it was trendy. We returned recently and found that though much has changed, much remains the same. Here’s my story, published on October 2, 2015 in The … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes tours

Regular travel writers at The Sydney Morning Herald, Sun Herald and Melbourne Age Traveller choose their favourite “behind the scenes tour”. I picked the wonderful Point of Human Origins experience at Mossel Bay. Those taking the tour stand on the point … Continue reading

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