Baan Hongnual Thai Cooking School – Chiang Mai, Thailand

  Generally, cooking food relaxes me. Sounds really weird hey, but it does. When I travel I love to learn, thats usually why most of us travel right? Ok theres the days around the pool doing nothing but finishing a book or two, but travel is also about experiencing the destination and one of those…

QANTAS Airways QF81, Sydney to Singapore. Economy Class.

QANTAS Airways, The Spirit of Australia. I recently enjoyed another fantastic flight on the national carrier. I was travelling on one of QANTAS’ Airbus A330-300 of which they own ten, this particular aircraft, registered VH-QPG, named Mount Gambier, entered service with the carrier in 2004. Read about my visit to the QANTAS International Business Lounge prior to…

Singapore: 24 hours with a budget of AU$200.

I was stopping in Singapore for just over 24 hours and my budget was AU$200. Thats two hundred dollars – for everything – transport, accommodation, food, drinks and sightseeing. I knew it wasn’t going to be flashy, but I wasn’t about to be trudging around in the tropical heat, living off pot noodles and drinking tap water….

THE POD @ BEACH ROAD, SINGAPORE

My days of dorm sharing with gap year partying backpackers are long behind me, but I wanted to save on accommodation and was willing to try something different while in Singapore recently. Singapore hotels are notoriously expensive, I gather from the lack of space. The country is only 277 square kilometres, with a population of…

QANTAS Sydney International Business Lounge.

“Champagne, Champagne for everyone!” – Matt Lucas character of Bubbles – Little Britain. When you’re about to leave on an overseas trip, what a better place to start than in an Airport Lounge and if its morning, why not partake in a Champagne Breakfast! Ok, it’s not champagne on the menu here at the QANTAS International…

Touring The Republic of The Union Of Myanmar: Inle Lake

“Inle Lake really is the jewel in Myanmar’s crown” my Friend Jo had said to me when I was planning the trip to Myanmar. Jo had been living in Myanmar for about a year and travelled throughout the country and it was here she said that I would see the natural beauty of this nation. Continuing…

Menu Select. Pre-ordering your Economy Class meal on QANTAS Airways.

QANTAS has Menu Select, previously known as Eat on Q. Its been around for some years now, but I’m not sure how many people know that you can pre-order your main inflight meal on international flights in Economy! Between 7 days and 48 hours prior to your flight, log into your booking and select from…

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…