The Torchlight Travel Blog

  Where I get to muse about my travels, such as they are....and write about some of the fun places I've visited, that you might want to visit, too. This page is a cornucopia of all I decide to add under the blog concept, in chronological order,but you will also find dedicated pages under the main blog button above.

  The primary Torchlight Travel Blog pieces you will find in the top right feed.

  Tales from the Treehouse is a concept I've been playing with while developing a travel diary with the editor of a Luxury Lifestyle and Travel Magazine I've been writing for, (as yet in development.) 

  You will also find excerpts from my book, Each Wind That Blows, and the "I Hadn't Really Lived Until..." is where I collect moments that mattered to me and others but maybe don't merit a full length story.What's yours? I want to know!(And you might win a book.)

June 7, 2018

 TIA. This Is Africa. And much like Forrest Gump’s box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.

I had rather grander visions of the Source of the Zambezi, not this murky hole in the ground, half obscured by the root of a tree, and currently not showing much...

September 15, 2017


There are many tricks to travelling well that the seasoned traveler picks up along the way, from never leaving home without activated charcoal to how to best stash cash and avoid falling victim to clever thieves. But when abroad, the one thing one cannot simply purcha...

August 31, 2017

When I was a young girl in pigtails and dirty jodhpurs sprouting horsehair, someone gave me one of those little autograph books that were all the rage. I dutifully went around collecting the autographs of anyone I could think of, whether we’d been friends or not. Quant...

September 9, 2014

          There is nothing to set my writer’s genes all a-quiver like a little travel. Not that I write much while travelling, I am generally too distracted and on sensory overload to put two words together sensibly. But I will jot down a few notes in my trusty leather...

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