I adore escaping Sydney from time to time. Our reasons for wanting to escape consisted of: needing to eat consistently good food and even better wine, we craved the peace of not being within a five kilometer radius of a construction site and now this – an abundance of free parking spaces – a sight we didn’t think we’d enjoy so much. … More How to nail a weekend away, in Melbourne
Let me start by saying – if you love the snow, you honestly need to go to Japan. This post is a little behind (about eleven months in all honesty). After publishing my post 48 hours in Tokyo I’ve been wanting to share the little hidden gem that is Nozawa Onsen. Most travelers on the pow hunt will head to Niseko, Hokkaido or Hakuba. Allow me to tell you, this off the beaten ski resort is an all round gem. … More Skiing in Nozawa Onsen, Japan
After a busy five days through the center of Sri Lanka, living the slow life was beyond alluring, but if you’re in need of adventure or thrill seeking every so often the south west coast of Sri Lanka is a must for you. Even more so if you’re up for surfing a wave! … More Surfing in Sri Lanka, taking it slow in the south of paradise.
We arrived at Kalpitiya via a dusty road, with bump’s and sharp turns a plenty. On arrival; time stopped, relaxation demanded and a wave of peace washed in with the tide. Time to learn to kite surf! … More Learning to Kite Surf, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has been on my bucket list for years, but for some reason it always had been pushed to the wayside. And now, after having spent just two weeks there, I’m telling you, you need to visit Sri Lanka. Having been conquered by the Portuguese, Dutch and English the architecture, cuisine and culture is … More Top 5 things to do in Sri Lanka
Welcome to the Green Series Part 3. If you’ve missed the previous weeks, fear not! Part 1, and Part 2 are waiting for you. For the past few weeks I’ve been addressing the impact tourism plays on our environment. This week I’ve roped in Kate O’Callaghan from the Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef to … More How to save the Great Barrier Reef with Kate O’Callaghan, an interview.
An age old debate. Sydney technically discovered first, Melbourne technically the capital for 30 years. Sydney has the harbour, Melbourne has the Yarra. Sydney has the beaches, Melbourne has the bay. I could wax poetic for pages! Let’s be honest, I should have aptly named this post: A tale of two cities. Initially I was … More Melbourne Vs. Sydney?
One of my favourite things about Australia has to be it’s expansive acreage. And for urban travelers and rugged explorers alike the reassuring quality about our footage, is that there is always somewhere to go for nice weather, no matter the month. From May – September most travelers based in Sydney and below (longitude-ly speaking) … More Top 5 things to do in Alice Springs, Australia
Looking out the window at 24,000ft from Sydney to Alice Springs invokes a feeling of uncertainty. Somewhat like transcending via time lapse from city to desert. The view forces you to intrinsically stop and appreciate the landscape. The vibrancy of the harsh and arid landscape is breathtaking. The contrast from urban sprawl to dry mantis … More Trekking the Larapinta Trail, Australia
Kia Ora! Easter this year meant spending time over the ‘ditch’ in New Zealand. I can now say after spending a measly five nights and four days in Kiwi-land: I bloody love New Zealand. *Segue Alert* It’s been an exciting few weeks and I’m thrilled to share my freshly published article for 1million women which … More Top 5 surf breaks in Auckland, New Zealand