About Ann Rickard

Ann Rickard is a Noosa (Australia) local and author of six successful books, all humorous travel narratives. In 2005 Ann won the prestigious ASTW’s Australian Travel Writer of the Year and in 2007 she won the ASTW Travel Book of the Year. Ann takes a culinary tour to the South of France in June every year . Ann writes travel, dining and columns for the Sunshine Coast Daily and is the Life editor of the Noosa News. Ann also maintains a well read and popular blog site. Ann’s travels have seen her explore cuisines all over the world.



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Europe Trains

July 21st, 2018 | by Ann Rickard

  I’ve enjoyed observing people on trains in Europe. I enjoy the trains in Europe, full stop. Fast, comfortable, efficient,


‘Bonjour’

July 7th, 2018 | by Ann Rickard

I’ll be coming to you from Europe for the next couple of months. I’m happy about that…I’m going to hope


Murphy’s Law

July 1st, 2018 | by Ann Rickard

What’s the go with Murphy’s Law? It’s a pesky thing which means ‘what can go wrong will go wrong’ but


Over-Tourism Choking To Death

June 22nd, 2018 | by Ann Rickard

I doubt any tourist could be in the centre of a popular destination and not feel concern about over-tourism. We


What a Happy Day

November 24th, 2017 | by Ann Rickard

What happy day it was last Wednesday, November 15. If even you had not shown interest in the same-sex marriage



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