The Handbag sails again

Well here we are again sitting on a plane, off on another adventure thanks to Deb’s hard work. This time we are heading to Seattle to jump on a ship for a weeks cruise doing the inside passage to Alaska complementary of Stampin’ Up!. Sitting in the airport in Sydney we counted up the trips…

Taking in the sights of Phuket.

Wednesday – Stampin Up! took us on a group activity out to a number of islands including ‘James Bond Island’, canoeing in and around the islands, visiting a village built over the ocean,  and providing lunch on an island. The islands are limestone islands in the Phang Nga National Park and are fairly unique in…

Cruisin’ the Mediterranean in May

For some reason my prepaid SIM card didn’t like roaming so this is a fairly long post covering our whole cruise. From Barcelona we moved into our second phase of our trip, the Mediterranean cruise. Along the way we make a number of stops so that we can visit Naples, Pompeii, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Cannes,…

Hawaii – Island of O’ahu

Our visit to the Island of O’ahu was the location of the 2015 Stampin’ Up Grand Vacation awarded to top achieving demonstrators and their plus one.  I was luck enough to be a plus one.  This leg of our trip was about kicking back and relaxing and due to the way we configured our time here…

The final shindig

Thursday represented our last full day on the Stampin’ Up! trip and in the US. While Deb spent the afternoon shopping with the girls I went shooting with a few of the boys at a local gun club. After 30 minutes or so of safety talks and instruction on the various weapons we were taken…

Stampin’ Up factory tour

Well the last couple of days been very full on in all sorts of ways. .!! On Wednesday they gave us a tour of the Stampin’ Up factory which is at the bottom of Utah,  so they chartered a 757 to take us there.  The closest airport was St George airport.  I’m glad they didn’t…