Life is in the detail

The perfect time to visit Lake Como in Italy is in early May when the hotels are quiet and the lake is beautifully calm. Be sure to get an all day ferry ticket and take your time exploring the idyllic towns of Bellagio, Verena and Menaggio (my favourite!)

Abby - Original Diver

Abby Dingle

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My travels

Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die

  • Trekking in Bhutan and catching one of its vibrant festivals
  • Visiting the wild and the untamed island of Madagascar and exploring Mantadia Park, home to 108 species of birds, 14 species of lemurs and 84 species of amphibian!
  • Staying in an authentic Bedouin camp in Jordan and visiting the mysterious city of Petra
  • Hike up to and spend the night at Berggasthaus Aescher, a 170-year-old Swiss Alpine guest house built precariously on the edge of the mountain.
  • Explore Laos & Cambodia

Best Moments

  • Trekking in Bwindi National park to see the Nkuringo group, a family of 12 Gorillas including 2 silverbacks and 2 incredibly cute babies. Reputed to be one of the most challenging treks - it didn't disappoint!
  • Staying on Ambergris Caye, Belize, when the only mode of transportation on the island was by golf cart
  • On my first safari in Kenya, that very first sighting of a wild elephant was incredible

Toughest Travel Moment

  • After arriving at a beautiful lodge in the Pine Ridge Forest reserve in Belize, we were sitting on our balcony taking in the stunning views and reading our books. At sundown, we noticed an increasing amount of "flying ants" so decided to head indoors. Twenty minutes later, they are now inside our thatch cottage and crawling everywhere. After making a break for the main building through a thick black cloud of bugs (yes, think horror film) we were told that they were termites! I didn't sleep a wink as the bug nets were no challenge for termites - they got into everything!

Weirdest Travel Moment

  • When working as a flight attendant, we were flying out of Toronto the morning after Canada's music awards, the Juno's. Unbeknownst to the crew we had several musicians and rock stars onboard who continued the celebrations in flight!

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