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Ho Chi Minh City

Published on June 6th, 2013 | by Ann Rickard

Four million people live in Saigon and every one of them is out to kill me. You may think me paranoid but I know this to be true. They rush towards me in their hundreds, some... Read More


Passport Paranoia

Published on June 3rd, 2013 | by Ann Rickard

I don’t like to use the world “paranoia” flippantly, even though many of us do, because it’s a serious subject. But when it comes to passports I can use the word literally. I suffer from paranoia... Read More


Descriptions Lost in Translation.

Published on May 22nd, 2013 | by Ann Rickard

I love reading menus in foreign countries where the restaurant owner has gone to the trouble of translating his menu items into English. While this is very considerate – and I can’t imagine a restaurant in... Read More


Kangaroo Island – Seal Bay

Published on May 5th, 2013 | by Ann Rickard

 Kangaroo Island doesn’t look exciting at first impression. But that quickly changes.  As found by Ann Rickard food and travel writer. The drive from the tiny airport reveals a place of dry, brown Aussie bush and... Read More

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Ann’s Blog – New Start for 2013

Published on January 19th, 2013 | by Ann Rickard

Bonjour/G’day my lovelies, I do hope 2013 is going to bring you everything you want. Isn’t there something invigorating about turning the calender on a new year?  It gives you a lift of spirits even if... Read More

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Ann’s March Newsletter

Published on March 28th, 2012 | by Ann Rickard

Upgraded our France tours from 3-star to 5-star and fairly frothing with French fabulousness Get teeth done in Thailand – Yipes!! Loads more to tell you but think this enough for now. I wish I had... Read More

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