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Top travel destinations for 2018

With the new year ahead of us it’s the perfect time to start planning new adventures. There are so many amazing destinations to explore for every budget and travel style.  In 2018, I plan to visit some new destinations which… Continue Reading →

On the road to Myanmar – Part 3 Bagan

The final destination in my Myanmar adventure was Bagan – the jewel in the country’s crown and a hot spot for visitors. The key attraction here is temples and shrines – over 2000 are dotted across the grassy plains edged… Continue Reading →

On the road to Myanmar – Part 2 Mandalay

Just a short flight from Yangon is the inland city of Mandalay. The airport is located about 1 hour drive from the city’s downtown – a slow, bumpy journey in the airport shuttle bus along wide roads lined by mango… Continue Reading →

On the road to Myanmar – Part 1 Yangon

Just a 10 hour flight from Melbourne is the emerging destination of Myanmar (Burma). In 2012 the country tightly wedged between Thailand, China, India, Laos and Bangladesh attracted over 1 million international visitors. It is certainly a country that is… Continue Reading →

DIY Exploring in Japan

Japan is a destination that had long been on my bucket list but in terms of sights and attractions I didn’t know much other than Tokyo, Mt Fuji and the famous Cherry Blossoms. Planning the itinerary for this adventure was… Continue Reading →

Top Eight Experiences in Japan

I visited Japan for the very first time in November and discovered there are many amazing experiences to be had from foodie finds to spiritual connections. Spending 16 days exploring the country from rural towns to bustling big cities, I… Continue Reading →

Ten things to do in Siem Reap…that aren’t temples!

It’s well known the temples of Angkor are spectacular a MUST when visiting Siem Reap, in fact they are the only reason some visit the city, but there is so much more to explore in this beautiful corner of Cambodia. You… Continue Reading →

Temples and Tuk Tuks – Exploring Siem Reap

After an easy 9 hour flight via Vietnam I stepped off the plane into the sultry, tropical air of Siem Reap, Cambodia, home to the famous ruins of the ancient Khmer Empire. Nestled snugly between Vietnam and Thailand the country… Continue Reading →

Preston Market – A Local Institution

I have lived in the northern suburbs of Melbourne for many years and one institution I have become quite familiar with and extremely attached to is the Preston Market. The market is open Wednesday – Saturday and sells just about… Continue Reading →

One man’s trash

I enjoy shopping, some may say I love to shop and over the years I have diversified my shopping venues expanding from shopping centres to high street shopping strips and I am even guilty of enjoying some shopping online. As… Continue Reading →

A quick trip across the ditch

I am a huge fan of the international mini break – a week or two away, not too far from home so you can make the most of the time at the destination. On a whim, I booked a flight… Continue Reading →

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