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About Veronika Wickham

Traveller, wine enthusiast, shopaholic and creator of Margarita Sunset, Veronika enjoys antiques, home styling and surrounding herself with family.

Buddhism Quotes – Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai

By | 2017-09-19T01:59:24+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Asia, Destinations, Featured, Thailand, Travel|

Here are some of the Buddhism quotes I collected back in 2011 from the gardens in Wat Phra Singh, Chiang Mai. Buddhism Quotes "Peace is the highest bliss." "Eat to live, but live to eat." "With mindfulness a person always prospers." "Merit making calculated to impress is not real merit." "Do try to do [...]

Get the Look – Batwing Sweater

By | 2017-11-19T04:25:12+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Fashion, Get The Look|

Being from Queensland means your winter is short and your summer is long. However, after a sub-chilly winter being in the shade can still send a chill through you. Here is the first transeasonal look featuring the Batwing Sweater.         The Look Dark Navy flounced dress from H&M. Nude sandals from Kmart. Batwing [...]

Fun in the Snow – Coronet Peak, NZ

By | 2017-08-30T08:48:18+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Destinations, Featured, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel|

A dream of mine has always been to play in snow. Thanks to New Zealand I was able to tick off another dream of mine. Being from hot humid Queensland in Australia the freezing cold is SO very appealing and having an amazing hubby who likes to make my dreams come true took me there. Coronet [...]

How To Deal With Anxiety While Travelling

By | 2017-08-29T07:51:53+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Featured, Travel Tips|

Anxiety is very common these days when dealing with a range of day to day things. It can affect everyone in different ways and sometimes can even stop you from doing things you may enjoy. I suffer from a terrible case of anxiety when it comes to road travel. I know, I know "how can [...]

Feasting at Loong Kee in Chinatown – Kuala Lumpur

By | 2017-03-12T00:37:44+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Asia, Destinations, Featured, Malaysia, Travel|

I don't know about you but I love a good feed when I go overseas. I find it is the best way to discover new dishes, which is why I am writing this post about Loong Kee in Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown. View of Chinatown from the train station. At about 6.00 p.m we [...]

Stonehenge – A Walk Among the Prehistoric Monument

By | 2017-01-24T08:35:06+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Destinations, Europe, Featured, Travel, United Kingdom|

England is so rich with history that I think it is sacrilegious not to experience all the old ruins and monuments while you are there. So, off we went to Stonehenge. One of the 'Wonders of the World'. Cloudy sky over Stonehenge. How to get there Stonehenge is easy to get to from [...]

Wine Tasting in Queenstown, NZ

By | 2017-01-22T01:52:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Destinations, New Zealand, Oceania, Travel|

New Zealand is well know for their wine, and as wine enthusiasts we had to stop for some wine tasting. We only had a few days in Queenstown, so we only visited two vineyards. Wild Earth Wines Located in the rugged landscape of Central Otago, Wild Earth Winery, embraces the spirit of New Zealand's pioneer [...]

A Day in Toowoomba, Queensland

By | 2017-01-16T09:19:09+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Australia, Destinations, Featured, Oceania, Travel|

Deciding not to waste another day off together we hopped in the car and headed for Toowoomba. Located in the Darling Downs region, the city of Toowoomba is a 90 minute drive from the Brisbane city area. Known as 'The Garden City' Toowoomba has over 150 public parks and gardens, and also hosts the 'Carnival [...]

DIY Fabric Wall Art

By | 2017-01-09T22:48:25+00:00 January 9th, 2017|D.I.Y, Featured, Home Decorating, Lifestyle|

I love being creative and creating new things for around my home. Here is a lovely coastal inspired wall art tutorial using left over fabric. What you need Scissors Pen/Fabric pencil Ruler 3 Large photo frames (white or natural) Fabric (optional) Paper with printed saying, fabric glue White Frame. Step 1 [...]

Photo Diary: Penang, Malaysia

By | 2017-01-02T06:47:30+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Asia, Destinations, Featured, Malaysia, Travel|

Looking through the lens of our camera, here is a diary of my favourite photos through Penang in Malaysia.   Trishaw and Chinese Temple. Khoo Kongsi Clanhouse. George Town Crosswalk. Admiring the statue. Town Hall and Art Installation. Little India at Dusk. [...]