The Kindness of Strangers on Your Travels – Episode 76 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

Sometimes it's hard to talk to strangers. It seems a bit easier when you travel, because everyone's a stranger. And the best part: strangers often turn out to be incredibly kind and helpful, and leave you with great stories to tell on my podcast sometime down the track! And that's exactly what's … [Read More...]

Around Australia: The art of the great Aussie road trip

Australia is a huge country, with a very, very long coastline (nearly 36,000km in fact - and a third of that is just my home state, Western Australia!). It's also pretty beautiful, and varied - as you'd expect across that distance - and it just seems to be sitting there on a map, asking you to drive … [Read More...]

Travels with kids and Jack the toy bear

I quite often talk about the joys (and challenges) of travelling with kids, mostly because I'm so strongly convinced that travel is a wonderful learning experience for children, in so many different … [Read More...]

Travels in Nature – Episode 75 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

Growing up in the city means that although I do prefer to live in an urban environment, the thrill of getting away into nature is always a thrill and something I don't think I'll ever get bored of. So … [Read More...]

First Solo Adventures – Episode 74 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

Hands up if you love solo travel? Not everybody does, though I firmly believe that everybody should try it at least once, just to see if it truly suits them or not. There are pros and cons which we've … [Read More...]

When Things Go Wrong – Episode 73 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

Ever had something go wrong when you're travelling? Honestly, I think it's a sign of a good trip if a few things go wrong. And nearly always, something going wrong leads to something happening that's … [Read More...]

Museum Love – Episode 72 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

Do you love visiting museums when you travel? A lot of people do - and I'm usually one of them - and if you listen to the podcast you'll hear very early on a list of some of my very favourites all … [Read More...]

Getting Past Travel Anxiety – Episode 71 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

Ah. Travel anxiety. All the best of us get it, whether we're anxious about flying, or worried before we even leave or perhaps more concerned about what will happen when we get there. But you know … [Read More...]

Growing Up in Different Cultures – Episode 70 of The Thoughtful Travel Podcast

If you love The Thoughtful Travel Podcast - help us out by reviewing it on iTunes - thanks in advance! Kids are sponges and so capable of learning immense amounts from travelling around the world - … [Read More...]