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Trip to the “Troubles” Changed The Way I Viewed The World | Inspiring Stories #25

As a teen growing up in Australia, I dreamed of traveling the world, but vowed never to travel to Belfast, Ireland.   Thirty years later, I met Belfast and her people face-to-face for the first time.  It turned out to be a life-changing experience.It’s 1987. I’m listening to Rick Astley on vinyl, sporting “Kylie Minogue” […]

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He Smelt So Good – Aussie Antics at the Toowoomba Flower Festival

 Short Story… Be Inspired To Experience The Toowoomba Flower Festival, Queensland AustraliaYou Won’t Want To Miss This Carnival of Colour !My eyes dance from one display to the next, hungry to taste from every bed of blooms. Tulips, wisteria, poppies and petunias; a vivid bouquet of delicious blues, purples, pinks and oranges… I close my […]

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Walking a Different Path

“Walking a different path,
doesn’t mean you’ve quit walking”

~ Karletta Marie

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What’s In A Raindrop?

Stop for a moment, take off your busy badge, sit still and look closely;
you’ll discover a whole world in a raindrop

~ Karletta Marie

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They Laughed When I Said “I Want To Work Remotely and Travel The World” | Inspiring Story #2

I sat down at the black marble-top table, my face blushing hot red as Narelle and Megan choked back their laughter…Narelle and Megan were two human resource consultants who regularly ran workshops for corporate companies and government departments.  Narelle would often call me in to assist with preparing workshop content and course materials.  It was Monday […]

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Our Gift of Life | by Karletta Marie | Inspiring Story #1

Life is a Gift to be Unwrapped One Moment at a Time. A trip to Northern Ireland inspires a traveller to reflect on her precious gift of life.As my travel days in Northern Ireland come to an end, I take my last walk on the water’s edge of Helen’s Bay and listen for whispers hidden […]

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Our Stay in a Fairy-Tale, Medieval Village, Lacoste France

Medieval Village, Lacoste, France​”I stop still, shhh, to listen … a man sings in the distance; a voice of love forlorn, beckoning me to follow the ghosts of lost lovers from long ago …” The buzzing of a bee passing by, butterflies dancing over purple wisteria. Dormant grapevines wake, sprouting new leaves. Sweet fragrance wafting up […]

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Travel To Cyprus – But Beware of Saying “Thank You”!

True-to-life, travel Cyprus story … where a simple “thank you” can be misunderstood.“ευχαριστώ! Thank you!” I say proudly in my very best Greek accent.Our waiter, Νίκος, looks down at me, amused, smiling, as he places a mountain of grilled calamari in the center of our table. I am travelling around Cyprus with John for the […]

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Is this the Best Buffet in Vietnam?

In my eleven years of traveling to Vietnam, this would be my most memorable cultural dining experience.​Her friends call her “The Food Champion” because Thao always knows the best places to go for delicious food in Hanoi – at the best price. In all the years I have been traveling from Australia to Vietnam, I […]

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