Lunch at The Meridian Hotel, Hurstville, Sydney.

Its certainly no ‘Le Meridien’ , but the hotels restaurant is an affordable venue for lunch in the southern suburbs of Sydney. I met my Mum and brother Azza here recently for lunch and catchup before I head off on my next adventure. Happy New Year 2017 – Where are you travelling to?   Located in…

Touring The Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Bagan

  “Lets get back to the hotel and in that pool!” Bert said as we climbed down from another temple. We had flown into Nyuang U, the airport for the ancient city of Bagan the night before and had checked into the stunning Bagan Lodge for a two night stay. Flying Air KBZ – Mandalay to…

Touring The Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Mandalay.

 My friend Bert and I visited Myanmar some months ago and our first stop was the northern city of Mandalay. From there we travelled to Bagan, Lake Inle and Yangon, the capital. Welcome to Myanmar! While some may refer to it as Burma, the official name is The Republic of the Union of Myanmar.  Thai Air…

Lunch On Board The Emerald Princess

“We’ve booked an inside cabin, but with a non-obstructed view” I overheard at the check in area, Um OK, you’re going to be disappointed, I thought to myself. My love of travel extends to all forms transport and I was recently invited to take a look around the Emerald Princess, the largest of the Princess fleet…

Would You Jump From A Plane?

A glass of wine, some food and a good movie is for me, what I like to do when on a plane. For others it might be different. My Friends Jessie and Manita recently went skydiving and here is what Jessie had to say: A couple of days ago, I conquered one of my biggest fears and went skydiving…

Happy New Year 2017 – Where are you travelling to?

2016 was a good year but I didn’t get to travel as much as I would have liked. Buenos Aires and Montevideo were great, as was a brief trip to Melbourne. I have, however already booked my big trip for 2017. One way ticket around the world! First stop, Singapore, then Penang, Phuket, Chiang Mai…

Trip Notes: Jetstar JQ605 Sydney to Melbourne Avalon

Not so long ago I took a trip to sunny Melbourne flying Jetstar from Sydney to Avalon Airport located 55 kilometres south of the city. I’ve reviewed Jetstar’s services before which you can read here so I won’t go into the flight experience except to say, on the uneventful 1hr 35min journey I had that…

Getting From Buenos Aires to Montevideo

On my recent trip to Buenos Aires, I decided to spend a few days in the neighbouring city of Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. There were a few options on how to travel the 300 or so kilometres. Of course I checked flights first and the lowest fare was on Air France, who operates a…