Some time ago my partner and I spent an extended period in one of the most beautiful regions in the world - Tuscany. There's many lovely places to explore around the region: Florence, Sienna, the country side, restaurants, wineries, markets and, of course, many small towns and villages, each with t
I wrote about Sydney harbour and some of the amazing views it offers a few days ago. For any who have been to Sydney and taken the time to walk around, take a ferry or locate some of the vantage points you'll know what I mean. For those who haven't...Well, you should.
I made a comment about the gir
One of the most iconic images from Australia is a simple bridge. The Sydney Harbour Bridge which links Sydney's central business district with the north shore.
It carries vehicles over eight lanes, trains plus bicycles and pedestrian traffic on dedicated lanes and operates 24 hours a day. It carrie
Well, here I am. Sydney. I made it, again, and whilst I'm already annoyed at how busy it is a walk around the harbour allowed me to leave that all behind and and replace it with the feeling of tranquility instead.
Walking around Sydney harbour will leave a person with a few stand-out thoughts, the
See what I did there with the title? "Eyeing off"...The London Eye...Get it? Ah never mind, it wasn't that clever a title after all really. So yeah, anyway, London huh?
The greater London area lies over some 1570 square kilometres and is home to around nine million people. That's about five thousan
It's difficult to imagine what it must have been like when this idyllic beach was inundated with millions and millions of gallons of water during the tsunami of December 26th 2004. I recall the day well, images of despair, death and destruction, all from the safety of my own living room thousands of
I took this image from Echo Point, deep in the Blue Mountains, overlooking the Three Sisters, those three rock spires you can see. It's a spectacular sight in person, and a very popular spot for tourists. It's also a famous place as a living fossil was discovered there.
The Wollemia Nobilis was onl
Gardening isn't my thing, although gardens are...So is travelling and so I'm pleased to have had the chance to visit some of the most amazing gardens in the world, from large formal gardens at palace's to small intimate gardens and everything in between. I find a type of peace when I'm in a garden,
Travelling is one of the most enjoyable experiences I have in life. The experiences gained, new places I see, people I meet and that deep feeling of fulfilment is something I find deeply satisfying. That moment I walk through airport security into the departure lounge feels wondrous, like the entir
Touchdown, and a chance to stretch our legs. Finally we're here after almost 14 hours in the air. Waiting for our luggage, and to clear immigration, isn't so much of a problem, not if you don't mind that nervous time wondering if your luggage ended up in Russia instead of Singapore...And the stern-e
Recently a friend asked me some travel related questions figuring I may be able to assist with her plans for an upcoming trip she would like to take with her husband. My friend hasn't travelled much and would like to start doing so however is not sure whether to start with an overseas trip or a mor