Brett Walker, Village Hotel Katong, Singapore

Brett Walker, Manager Village Hotel Katong: Ten Questions

The Village Hotel Katong is one of the few hotels found in Singapore’s Katong and Joo Chiat area, which is a great place to learn about Peranakan heritage and culture, and enjoy local foods and treats. It’s also part of Far East Hospitality’s Luxe Package which is a five day, four night experience for visitorsRead More

Loree Gold in Santa Barbara Art Museum

Loree Gold, Santa Barbara Museum of Art docent: Ten Questions

Downtown Santa Barbara is a beautiful place to explore, filled with charming shops and cafes. But there’s more to this pretty coastal city than shopping and eating and drinking. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is a filled with the sort of collection much larger cities would be very happy to have. With more thanRead More

Taking a tour of Uluru on a Harley Davidson Heritage Softail

Harley Davidson Tours of Uluru

There’s a moment when you first see Uluru up close and you realise there’s so much more to the rock than you really understood before. It’s one thing to see pictures and to have people tell you how incredibly beautiful and spiritual it is, but it’s another thing to see and feel that for yourself.Read More

The Shark Reef Snorkel, picture coutresy Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

Snorkel with Sharks at Sydney Aquarium Review

I’d just been passionately talking about the WA Shark Cull when the invitation to snorkel with sharks in Sea Life Sydney Aquarium came through. It took about 0.25 seconds for me to go from saying, “Sharks are so misunderstood!” to thinking, “But there’s no way I want to be in the water with one!” Yes,Read More

John Moran, Alcatraz Night Tours Manager

John Moran, Alcatraz Night Tours Manager: Ten Questions

If you’ve done the day tour of Alcatraz and think you’ve already seen The Rock, think again. The Alcatraz night tours offer visitors the chance to go into areas of the famous prison that are closed on the day tours, including the hospital. John Moran is the Manager of the Alcatraz Island Night Tour andRead More

Scott O'Hanlon, Waterfront Beach Resort

Scott O’Hanlon, Waterfront Beach Resort: Ten Questions

Huntington Beach, California, also known as Surf City USA, is home to the Waterfront Beach Resort, a popular Hilton Hotel and landmark in Orange County. After watching the resort being built, local surfer Scott O’Hanlon went in and asked for a job and soon found himself starting a new career in the hotel business. HeRead More

Two Up at The Beresford Hotel, Sydney. Image courtesy Merivale

Sydney’s Best Two Up Venues for Anzac Day

Two Up is one of those incredibly simple games that can suck you in, big time. For international friends who are new to the game, it consists of putting two coins, preferably pennies, on a piece of wood, tossing the coins in the air, and then betting on whether they’ll come down heads, tails, orRead More

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, photo courtesy BridgeClimb Sydney

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb Express Review

Fun fact: The flagpoles on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge are taller than the water below it is deep. I’m not sure just how deep I imagined Sydney Harbour to be, but it was definitely deeper than that. It never occurred to me that if one of those poles was touching the harbour floorRead More

Cremorne Point sunset

Cremorne Point – One of Sydney’s Prettiest Walks

When friends come to Sydney it’s compulsory to do the Bondi to Bronte walk. It’s stunning, it’s famous, it never gets old. But there’s another walk that I’m now putting on my Must List whenever visitors are in town, and it has views that give Bondi to Bronte a run for their money. Cremorne PointRead More

The Big Merino, NSW

Road Tripping to Australia’s Big Things

… This post is brought to you by Bayswater Car Rental … I recently discovered something wonderful. Australia will be getting another Big Thing, and this time it’s based on a cake. Yes, the Big Lamington is coming to Toowoomba, and as soon as I heard the news I just knew that when it wasRead More