Expat Escapades February 2017

Expat Escapades February 2017 - hiking Washington Park Anacortes Burrows Pass - Live Recklessly

February was basically the antithesis of January’s crazed travels and adventures. This month featured plenty of time home in Anacortes without international excursions. And we only hosted one group of Aussie visitors – so very quiet! Because after the year kicked off with two destination weddings, and 10 day jaunts to both the UK and […]

How to rock a red eye flight

Red eye flight tips. Learn how to rock a red eye flight and land feeling like a legend! What seat is best, what to wear and what to bring to help you sleep.

I’m always eager to get the most out of my vacation days – and score the cheapest deals – so that usually means taking a red eye flight to or from my destination. I’ve taken dozens of overnight flights through the years (Sydney-Perth, Sydney-LA, Vancouver-Fiji, Seattle-Boston etc), so I feel like I’ve become a master of the […]

Expat Escapades December 2016

Expat Escapades December 2016 - LiveRecklessly.com

December brought a month of cheer with family visitors and adventures both in Washington and abroad. The snow I’d so eagerly awaited in November arrived with a vengeance – we were gifted with many snow days throughout the month, and only once had to push my car out of the cul-de-sac (lesson learned: two wheel drives […]

Expat Escapades July 2016

Expat Escapades July 2016 - LiveRecklessly

Back home in Australia, July means chilly, short days and admittedly odd mid-year Christmas celebrations. It’s all a bit bizarre, but it’s our only opportunity to wear Christmas sweaters and sip eggnog as December is usually too-hot-to-function, let alone wear anything more than a singlet. As much as I love a good Reindeer print pullover, […]