Corazón de Luz: Help Us Provide Lasting Memories!

We want to take, print and give family photos to local families in Oaxaca who currently do not have family photos and don't have access to keeping their precious memories this way. Help us fund this project so we can provide family photos for free. The Idea As you know by now, I am a … Continue reading Corazón de Luz: Help Us Provide Lasting Memories!

Thoughts on Volunteering Part 2

Volunteering overseas exposes you to people, lifestyles, history and daily life different to anything you would find at home, and as such, encourages you to grow and develop further as a person but there are other aspects to consider as well. Following on from part 1, here are the rest of my thoughts (or at … Continue reading Thoughts on Volunteering Part 2

Thoughts on Volunteering Part 1

Since I have been volunteering overseas, I have had people email me to ask how I went about organising it, especially since I didn’t go through an official programme like AusAid, Peace Corp or VSA. Most people mention (because it's also true) volunteering overseas is the best, most life-changing experience you can do. Volunteering overseas … Continue reading Thoughts on Volunteering Part 1

How to Make a Cuban Cigar

Before the United States imposed the trade embargo on Cuba, it is reported that JFK bought an entire shipment of his favourite cohibas. It is also hard to find a photo of Che or Fidel that did not also include them with a cigar clenched in their teeth. Cuba has been making cigars since the … Continue reading How to Make a Cuban Cigar

Top Apps for Travel

I did start travelling before smart phones came into existence (yes, I am that old) and those were the days when you travelled carrying bulky guide books, used traveller's cheques, found internet cafes to email home, searched for accommodation once you were actually at your destination and discovered things to do and see by chatting … Continue reading Top Apps for Travel