A couple of weeks ago my youngest sister and I headed down to Burleigh Heads beach at 5am to take some photos and watch the sunrise. Unfortunately we were about 10 minutes too late to see the sunrise but we did get some great shots. My sister, Irene, is a great little dancer! Advertisements

The Rainbow Connection

Recently I’ve been feeling nostalgic, longing for last year’s summer I spent in Spain, possibly due to the lack of sun here in Tokyo. However after a spontaneous trip down to Yokohama tonight I’ve snapped back to the present. I guess it’s better to appreciate what you have now rather than living in the past, … Continue reading


Dreaming of Australian beaches…always! Are all Australians beach snobs like me? It’s almost impossible not to be when we’re surrounded by such an incredible coastline. Someone please take me home, if only for a day, to see those incomparable golden beaches.

Sun Princess

It’s amazing how in such a big city like Tokyo I find myself visiting the same places over and over again – a terrible habit since those places are Harajuku or Shibuya, usually leading to shopping! Today I was determined to escape the city and find something new. I’ve been to Yokohama a few times … Continue reading


“Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes.” Robin Leach I must admit, there are days when I loathe Tokyo. It’s such an overwhelming city which often gets to be too much. Yet when I’m presented with stunning sites like this one today in Shibuya, I’m charmed all over again. Throw a glass … Continue reading

Abbey Road

I’m not a fan of graffiti, no matter how it’s done, but seeing quotes of songs from my all-time favourite band outside Abbey Road studios I was instantly taken. It was a beautiful reminder of just how┬áinfluential the Beatles were and still are, but it also made me wish I’d been round to witness the … Continue reading


If I had to choose a religion, the sun, as the universal giver of life would be my god. Napoleon Bonaparte Photo taken at Odaiba, Tokyo Bay, the best place to see the sun setting over Tokyo.

Chasing the sun

I do not enjoy flying at the best of times, let alone long distance flights with no sleep. But it’s sights like this that make it bearable. Somewhere over the North Pacific Ocean, Japan bound.