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
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
What comes to mind when imagining the perfect, quintessentially European weekend away? I tend to image cobblestoned streets, long walks, age old cathedrals, galleries, museums and history galore. But take a trip in any of the top European cities – think Paris, Prague, Madrid, or Rome – and you’ll find the long, quiet walks and … Continue reading Basel: The best European weekend away
What first comes to mind when Oxford is mentioned, is of course Oxford University. And while the University and it's history dating back to the 12th century are central to the town, there is so much more to explore. Just a quick trip away from London and the hustle and bustle of the big city, … Continue reading Highlights: A weekend in Oxford
After only two days in Vietnam, I could already tell you where all the action was in the fast paced city of Ho Chi Minh - on the streets. No matter what your itinerary, type of transport, or grand tourist plan, nowhere else are you going to have as much fun as on a street … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh Highlights
The tropical island nation of Sri Lanka has long excited travellers as an alternative to the hustle and bustle of the big cities of India and the tourist beaches of Thailand, when planning a visit to South East Asia. With a history dating back to the birth of time, the country offers a picturesque getaway where the … Continue reading Why Sri Lanka should be your next destination
A trip to the Pyramids is on everyone's bucket list, as it should be. But the excitement and buzz of Cairo is equally as impressive as the Pyramids themselves. A city rich in history and culture, with the calm, peaceful Nile running through an otherwise busy,chaotic city. The perfect contrast.
1. Ride a bike- While you may have spent plenty of time cycling around in your hometown, nothing quite compares to a cycle around Amsterdam. Scenic canals are only just the start. Unlike the security measures taken to locking up your bike in big cities like London, here you can just leave it outside the … Continue reading Top 5 things to do in Amsterdam
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!