The World Cup was an event for Spain as they won 4 – 0 against Italy in 2012. I was in Valencia on the evening the game was played and captured the excitement and jubilation of fans as they made their way out to celebrate. Continue reading “Valencia Celebrates”
I wanted to see a beautiful sunset. After I had heard so much about the amazing sunsets in Hawaii, I had to experience it for myself. Tempted and curious to find out if Hawaii truly had the best sunset on the planet I was not disappointed. It was true. The sunsets in Hawaii are beautiful and the most magical I have seen so far on my travel journey.
Continue reading “Hawaiian Summer Sunset”
This week we are going to play a game called “find the frog” or in Spanish “Rana de Suerte” which means Lucky Frog. A game that tourists and students are drawn into when they visit the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain. Legend says that if one can find the frog hidden in beautiful stone carvings on the university building’s facade then that person will have good luck, find true love or marry within a year.
We spend a lot of time travelling overseas or interstate, that we do not think of what our own city has to offer. This week a friend from Europe spent time in Adelaide on his trip to Australia and it was great to hear how impressed he was with what Adelaide had to offer. Continue reading “Adelaide Appreciation 101”
A gentle splash. Soft buzz of the sprinkler. Trees sway in the breeze. Slow trickle of the cascade over limestone rocks. The Chinese Gardens are the perfect place to come and chill out from a hectic day of Sydney city life. Continue reading “A Garden Oasis”
Wow, I was pleasantly surprised to see I had been nominated for the Sisterhood-of-the-world-bloggers award by https://urologynurseuk.wordpress.com/2015/01/30/sisterhood-award/. Thank you for the nomination and as a relatively new blogger it is encouragement to keep writing. Something I have always loved. So Thank You! Continue reading “Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award”
Crisp cool breeze. Fresh salty air. Warm golden sand. Clear blue waters. Welcome to Manly Beach. Australia’s most popular surf beach is the destination for locals and tourists alike in summer. Continue reading “Manly Shores”
Summer in Australia. Beaches. Barbecue. Tennis. Perfect. It doesn’t get any better than this. Every year the best of the best in professional tennis converge on Australia to compete in the Grand Slam series – the Australian Open in Melbourne. Continue reading “Grand Slam Summer”
During the day Bondi is crowded with tourists and locals alike. However, when the sun goes down the social scene takes over. This week’s post is inspired by The Daily Post’s big night out. I have just returned from a trip to Sydney where I spent a relaxing and fun-filled week with friends and family. Continue reading “Bondi Nights”
A visit to Melbourne is not complete without a tour of the Old Gaol on Russell Street, especially if you love history and possible ghost sightings. It is rumoured to be one of Melbourne’s most haunted buildings, Not surprising considering its long list of previous tenants. Continue reading “Ghostly Cellmates”