Sydney, Australia, was named a UNESCO City of Film in December 2010, and for good reason. The city’s vibrant culture, passion for cinema, and exciting homegrown talent have borne valuable contributions to film not just in Australia, but across the globe. In terms of film locations, Sydney offers everything from pristine beaches to stunning skyscrapers, as well as lush mountains and bushlands. Read more
Taking the ferry from Parramatta to Circular Quay in the city is an hour of sun, spray and scenery. I love the ride and always take a tonne of photos.
If you haven’t heard of the GPSmycity app, it’s time to take notice. If you have ever felt the frustration of trying to orient yourself in a foreign city with limited access to the internet, you are bound to find this app useful. Read more
Boronia Park Reserve is the start of a little-known spot for a really diverse and interesting bush walk – the Lane Cove Valley Walk – beside the Lane Cove River. Few tourists see this side of Sydney, which is a pity as it’s only a 30 minute bus ride from the CBD.
The post will show you how to get an authentic sample of everything Fiji has to offer – the culture, history, cuisine and activities and sights…in 10 days! This post has been penned for a friend of mine who is planning a Fiji vacation and asked for a few tips on places to go and things to do. This is what I came up with…
The cheapest way to eat in Fiji is from the snack stalls that can be found at all major centres close to bus stations and the municipal markets. They sell Fiji Indian snacks. Fiji Indians have their own cuisine – different from that of cuisine found in India, but heavily influenced by it.
One of the best things about being in the tropics is sampling the exotic fruits – and Fiji is no exception. While it has many of the exotic fruits found in Asia and other tropical regions, it also has some that are not common in other areas, or certain varieties that are particular to Fiji.
Taste From Heaven is one of the best restaurants in Chiang Mai serving Vegan and Vegetarian food. They have a great range of dishes, operate a cooking school, and they are conveniently located in the Old City. Read more
As in any country, the Fijian people have their own distinctive culture with a number of unique features specific to it. In Fiji, some of the customs are unusual enough that normal respectful behaviour would not be enough to get by on for a visitor…and a little more insight is necessary. Read more
Every time I go to Malaysia I find something more to enjoy about this amazing destination…
I won’t claim that Australians created these terms, but for whatever reason they are common usage in casual conversation in Australia…and often completely baffling for the visitor to Australia.
One of the great things about Sydney is that no matter how long you may have lived there, you will always find that there are a tonne of wonderful things to see and do that you have never even heard of before. Read more
I had heard the Singapore’s Changi Airport is possibly the best airport on the planet so, naturally, I had to see for myself. Read more
I was thoroughly enchanted by my first visit to Sydney Park. It’s a calming wetland oasis with just the right combination of wide open spaces, well-thought out water features and wonderful winding walking paths.
I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that I didn’t know what a treillage was, until I walked up one at Bicentennial Park. Read more