Escape To The Country

Landscape views from today’s small road trip up Mt Tamborine. Advertisements

Miami Retro

Yesterday my sister and I were face with a very difficult question – what to do on the Gold Coast on a budget when the weather is beautiful but slightly too cold for swimming? Well after thorough research (with no help from “Siri”) we found Bike Central in Mermaid Beach which offers half day bicycle … Continue reading

Good Night Tokyo

On my last evening in Tokyo I went to Tokyo Tower to watch the sunset and take in the view one last time. After two years it still amazes me just how incredibly huge the city is! Thanks for having me, Tokyo, I’ve had a wonderful time. I’ve made lots of great memories that I’ll … Continue reading

La Playa

While I’m hardly your typical “True Blue Aussie” (people are often surprised to find I’m Australian) there’s one particular trait I haven’t lost – my inability to cope with temperatures below 10°C. You’d think after 5 properly cold winters I would have acclimatised, but with snow forecast for tomorrow there’s not place I’d rather be … Continue reading

Snow is glistening

Walking in a winter wonderland. Saitama, Japan 2013

Wonderful winter

With the temperatures continually dropping and still 2 months left of winter I can’t help but feel homesick for Australia and the beautiful warm winters by the coast. While the mornings can be brisk, all that’s usually needed is a light coat knowing the temperatures will reach 20°C or higher by midday. Four winters away from home … Continue reading