Last November I had the chance to visit Perth & Margaret River with not just my husband, but also my lovely parents who flew over from the United States. What followed was a wonderful attack on the senses - fresh sea air, crisp wines, exquisite foods, and views that would take anyone's breath away. Read … Continue reading Top Travel Spots: Perth & Margaret River
Sometimes you don't need to wander too far to find peaceful, exquisite places - especially in a city like Singapore. Venture three stops on the MRT past the bustling Orchard Road to find yourself face to face with a 120 year old Buddhist temple and monastery, founded in 1898 and completed in 1907 by Low … Continue reading A morning at the Lian Shan Shuang Lin Monastery
While heading off the beaten path in Southeast Asia, my husband and I decided to explore Yangon, Myanmar to get an idea of what life was like in this country - which has only just recently opened its doors to tourists. The experience was wonderful, disheartening, beautiful and eye opening all at once - with … Continue reading Travel Tips: Yangon, Myanmar
Most people would rather not visit Phnom Penh. Most would rather not visit the Killing Fields and face the dark side of humanity. Most would prefer to head straight for the sunrise at Angkor Wat & Siem Reap. To see the beautiful temples, the ancient history and the stunning architectural feats. Which is no doubt … Continue reading The yellow streets of Phnom Penh
I've lived in Singapore now for going on four years, and had heard of Langkawi here and there in conversations with friends over this time. However, for some reason, when planning sun/sea/sand weekend vacations away it had never made the list. On a spur of the moment weekend solo trip late last year, I did … Continue reading A lazy weekend in Langkawi
While some of these photos might look like we either photoshopped in a few wildlife photos or that in fact these animals are large, plastic figurines, the truth of the matter is we were in the bush baby! Ok, so I think the actual term is a game reserve, but you get my drift. Probably … Continue reading Elephants, lions and zebra…oh my!
Ok, so fun might not be the first word that comes to my mind when describing my latest experience. To be honest, the fact that I didn't piss myself might be more of an achievement than actually making it down the 112m drop that is the highest commercial abseil in South Africa. Sometimes I wonder … Continue reading Abseiling in Cape Town