Most of us up here on the hill have been around the block a couple of times (or more!). Some have lived our lives on the edge while others have taken a more conservative, back-seat position. But regardless of what course our lives took, looking at life in the rear-view mirror certainly puts a different … Continue reading Looking at Life in the Rear-View Mirror
At the end of Day Two, fifteen weary but happy travellers were delivered safely back to our beautiful village. So with Part One of the Tenterfield Trip done and dusted, here is a pictorial account of Day Two. Day Two On Wednesday morning we woke to a beautiful crisp Autumn morning in Tenterfield (that's code … Continue reading Day Two – Tenterfield Trip
Aveo China Campus Being part of a Retirement Village can have it's benefits - beyond the obvious: like-minded neighbours; peaceful and quiet living; security of having retired neighbours watching out for your unit while you travel the world; no gardens to maintain - lawns to mow - pool to clean (someone else takes care of all … Continue reading Retirement Re-Badged
Photos from China On the second day of the tour, Joan, Lynette and I decided to check out Zhujiajia, a town just 10 minutes from the Campus. We were fascinated by the waterways that divided the town, with access from one side to the other being across unique stone bridges. From the centre of the … Continue reading Photos of China
Suzy Cornelius outlines the travel opportunity for Australian Aveo residents to visit the Aveo campus in Shanghai. It sounded good, but got even better when I found out there was a Starbucks right next door. I signed up immediately! From the first brochure in July - to our departure tomorrow, there have been emails, meet-ups, and … Continue reading Planning Stage
The view from the 25th floor of the Radisson Blu Hotel in Shanghai. After a great dinner at Lost Heaven Restaurant, we were treated to a spectacular view of the city on … Continue reading China Trip Photos
Travelling the Lonely Planet - Alone... Not everyone has a travel-buddy to share the journey with. There are some who make their way alone, for a variety of reasons and it seems unfair that they have to pay more. Ships usually charge per person in cabins, and it makes sense for them to do this, … Continue reading Sailing Solo
Some suggestions for topics to explore here.... What to pack? What not to pack? What will I need? How will I get there? Is there a single supplement? Where do I book my travel?