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5 Sleeps

Yes we are down to 5 sleeps to go… OMG… So it better be bag packing day today… I have been putting everything I want to take away on the spare bed downstairs… Yesterday I carried it all upstairs and laid it out on the spare bed upstairs… Now today I will label everything, photography stuff and pack all my bags… This means my suitcase for check-in luggage, my Pacsafe bag and my camera bag both for carry on luggage… Wish me luck on staying under weight limits with my carry on luggage with my camera gear…

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Posted by on August 31, 2013 in Travel


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1 Week to go…

Breath Breath Breath…

It still feels like I have so much to do…

I am all organised and have been for a while but its just the fine tuning of paperwork, packing of clothes and the cleaning and packing of camera gear…

Plus leaving everything organised here for the boys while I am away…

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Posted by on August 29, 2013 in Travel


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2 Weeks To Go…

Oh wow its getting closer to my adventure to the other side of the Pond…

Tomorrow I am visiting Di who is my travel agent at Travel Escapes to collect all our paperwork… Then I think it will be even more REAL…

I still need to vote and to exchange currency and to load a Money Travel Card from the Commonwealth Bank with funds…

Then a final going over of my luggage and a list compiled of stuff I am taking…

Oh and a final clean of my camera gear after the weekend…

The next 2 weeks is going to fly by so quickly…


Posted by on August 22, 2013 in Travel


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3 Months…

Yep that’s right 3 months till my first overseas adventure… Things are coming together nicely, just a couple of more things to book… Some fine tuning of getting between hotels and pick up locations for some tours… Clothes are coming together slowly… Camera gear will be the next thing I look at, might need some more compact flash cards and a new tripod…

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Posted by on June 5, 2013 in Travel


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Travel Insurance…

Just off the phone with another wonderful young man Matt who knew their policy back to front and confirmed all my questions that I had previously asked Dan who I spoke to last time at AAMI… So now I know that all my camera gear that I am taking along to do some photography is all covered with my policy…

So Travel Insurance can be crossed off my to do list… woo hoo…

Now to let Diana from Travel Escapes know that Travel Insurance is in place and she can start booking flight, accommodation and tours…

Oh its exciting…

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Posted by on January 11, 2013 in Travel


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I’m in LOVE…

Have you ever bought something and then totally fallen in love with it even more when you have gotten it home and seen that it has more cool features than you thought… Well I have today… With of all things a shoulder bag… Now coming from me that’s really strange because to me a bag is a bag… To others it will leave them scratching their heads as on looks this shoulder bag offers nothing… So take a look and then I will comment more… I did however buy it in black… Here it is…

Pacsafe Metrosafe 250 GII Anti-Theft Features:
eXomesh slashguards
Slashproof Carrysafe shoulder strap
Turn & lock strap hook
Smart zipper security
RFID-blocking pocket
Pacsafe Metrosafe 250 GII Features:
Main padded slip pocket for netbook or iPAD/tablet
Main compartment padded mp3 pocket and headphone port
1 padded electronic gadget pocket
Pen holder / key clip
Padded back support
2 water bottle / compact umbrella side pockets
Rear zippered pocket with concealable zipper puller

With going overseas next year I have been on the lookout for a bag that will not be too bulk to carry my ipad in and feel secure with it… No where has anything I liked except for this shoulder bag at Luggage Direct… So after weighing up the pros and cons ( mainly the $$$ factor ) yesterday Ruben and I went to the luggage shop and purchased it… Tonight I have have had a good look over it with all its bells and whistles… Greatly impressed for sure… I even think on a day that I just want to carry a camera body and just 1 lens it will be perfect… doin’ a great big happy dance… hehehehe…


Posted by on December 23, 2012 in Travel


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Luggage Shopping


Well who would have thought there would be so much choice, so I ended up at a place that had EVERYTHING in one place… Do up think I got all I needed ???


Posted by on December 11, 2012 in Travel


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