Category Archives: Travel

12 Amazing Things I Saw in Iceland

Iceland is an extraordinary country with a total population of just 337,000 people. It is experiencing a huge boom in tourism and is now a popular cruise destination. I recently spent a few days there and here are just some of the wonderful things I encountered. Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolutions

Have you been thinking about some New Year’s Resolutions? I think that’s a great way to prepare for the start of another year, and they help to remind us of the things that are most important to us. I really want to make the most of next year, so here’s my list of top priorities for 2018. Continue reading

Celebrating One Month on Instagram

It has now been more than one month since the launch of my Instagram account  @authorlovestravel – my user name there is Toni Pike Author. It’s been an exciting and busy month, and every day I’ve posted about somewhere around the world that I’ve visited in the past. Here are just a few of the places that have been included: Continue reading

Sue Loncaric prepares for a Spanish Adventure

Sue Loncaric from the Sizzling Towards Sixty & Beyond blog, is preparing for an exciting trip to Spain and other parts of Europe. She reflects on her preparations, and talks about some inspiring tips that she’s received from fellow bloggers and writers.

You can check out her post here: The Countdown to Our Spanish Adventure is On

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Launch of my Instagram account: @authorlovestravel

I’m pleased to announce the launch of my Instagram account. As you have probably guessed, the focus will be on travel. I love to explore the world to do research for my thrillers. Every day on Instagram, I’ll be sharing one exciting place that I’ve visited, using my own photographs.  It’s going to be both fun and fascinating, so please join me.

My user name is Toni Pike Author (@authorlovestravel).  Here is the link: @authorlovestravel
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Just Released! Happy Travels 101: Don’t leave home without these cruise, flight, safety, packing and sightseeing tips

I’m excited to announce that my new book – a travel guide – has just been released. Happy Travels 101: Don’t leave home without these cruise, flight, safety, packing and sightseeing tips is now available exclusively on Amazon – including Kindle Unlimited.

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My 5 Top Tips for First-Time Travellers

Here are my top five travel tips for those who are fairly new to travelling overseas – though they also apply to those with far more experience. I love to travel and have seen some amazing places around the world that I’ve used as settings in my novels.  It is the perfect excuse to do some research! Continue reading

A Visit to Haddon Hall

In my first thriller The Magus Covenant, billionaire Iago Visser lives in a remote part of Derbyshire’s Peak District in a walled medieval manor house. In the second book of the series, recently released, hero Jotham Fletcher is now the owner. What better way, then, to feed my muse on a recent trip to England than to visit enchanting Haddon Hall? Continue reading

Eat Pizza the Roman Way

Pizza has become a favourite meal around the world, one that has been popular for decades. Australians love to go to an Italian restaurant with family and friends, choose several different varieties laden with all sorts of toppings and then share slices around the table. And they usually eat it with a knife and fork. Continue reading