Butterfly Garden, Changi Airport

Changi Airport Singapore: Ten Top Things to Do

Of all of the “I love Changi airport” stories I’ve heard in the past week my favourite comes from my friend Gary. Despite the fact that he lives in Singapore, he confessed “I love Changi so much I checked into the Crowne Plaza when I landed once because I didn’t want to leave the airport.”Read More

Visiting the Wellington waterfront, New Zealand

A Short Break in Windy, Wonderful Wellington

“I just blew in from the windy city, the windy city is mighty pretty….” Doris Day’s voice fills my head and puts a smile on my face as I find myself bracing against gusts of wind in Wellington. Even though I’d heard New Zealand’s capital can be very windy, I hadn’t really taken the adviceRead More

Explorer of the Seas in Sydney Harbour, image courtesy Royal Caribbean

How to Spend Sea Days on Explorer of the Seas

Last weekend cruising history was made as Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas became the biggest cruise ship ever to be based in Australia and was greeted by her twin sister Voyager of the Seas in Sydney Harbour for the big moment. Around 10,000 passengers and crew were onboard the two big ships as theyRead More

Lobby Centara Watergate Pavillion Bangkok

Shopping Bangkok’s Pratunam and Sleeping in Centara Watergate Pavillion

When the woman in the first clothing stall seemed overly excited about me trying on a shirt I didn’t get it. “You can try!” she kept telling me with a big smile, and I smiled right back, telling her I was just looking for now but thank you, all the while thinking “well, of courseRead More

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Los Angeles: Travel Tips for Falling in Love with LA

… This post is brought to you by Emirates … When I think of Emirates destinations like Dubai, London and Sydney are the first to spring to mind. But with more than 3,000 flights out of Dubai every week the airline does of course go to quite a few other places around the world, includingRead More

Tamworth Shopping

Tamworth Shopping, a Tale of Two Rabbits

This is a tale of two Tamworth rabbits. A White Rabbit, which is found at one end of Peel Street, and a Black Rabbit which is found at the other end. When I rediscovered downtown Tamworth a few days ago, it was the shops with these two rabbits that I fell in love with theRead More

Window in Sydney's QVB

Sydney’s QVB more than a Shopping Gem

For many who work in the city of Sydney, the QVB is something they walk past, or under, or through almost every day. For tourists, it’s a pretty building with nice shops. But there’s more to this old dame than meets the eye. After years of using her as a thoroughfare myself, I’ve recently startedRead More

Adventures at Sydney’s New Westfield

As every girl and almost every guy in Sydney knows, this morning Westfield opened its new $1.2 billion shopping centre in Pitt Street. Which is pretty impressive, considering when I went by at 3am this morning, this is what it looked like… But by the time I finished work and made it to Pitt StreetRead More