Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Eurail Pass Travels, Seeing Germany by Train with Rail Europe

As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of train travel. So when I was considering how to get from Basel to Berlin on my latest European adventures I decided to go train rather than plane. Sure, flying would have been faster, but it wouldn’t have given me the chance to see the German countryside going byRead More

Spirit of Queensland's RailBeds, picture courtesy of Queensland Rail

The Spirit of Queensland Train’s RailBeds

I can now say that 160 kilometres per hour is the fastest I have travelled on land, and I did it in my sleep. I also did it while watching the Queensland countryside go by, and taking in a movie. As I lay in my RailBed on the Spirit of Queensland tilt train, hurtling throughRead More

Cavalia Rendez-Vous VIP Show

Cavalia VIP Tickets – Rendez-Vous Show Review

I love horses. And Cirque du Soleil. So when I heard Cavalia, the “Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse” was coming to town, I knew this was one show I’d have to see. It may be new to us in Australia, but Cavalia has been around for almost ten years and has been seen byRead More

Cirque du Soleil's Iris

Cirque du Soleil’s Iris, Los Angeles

For the next ten years if a friend, colleague, or even a stranger on a train mentions they are going to Los Angeles I have a feeling I’m going to give them all the same piece of advice – get tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s Iris. The stunning Cirque du Soleil contortionists in IrisPicture credit:Read More

Harry Potter Exhibition

Harry Potter Exhibition at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum

A few months ago I popped along to a preview of the Harry Potter exhibition at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum. At the time they had Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom, and a few of the pieces from the exhibition to whet our appetite.It’s fair to say I’ve been looking forward to the exhibition opening, andRead More