Sydney – Landmarks and celebrity chefs

We arrived in Sydney to discover the hotel we were in wasn’t the best choice we’d made. So we had tea, stayed the night and then moved to a much … Continue Reading →

Melbourne – The Highlights

Ok, so my plans to keep you up with Melbourne failed miserably – we’ve now left and are on our way up the coast, so to try and get you … Continue Reading →

Lucky Bay, Cape Le Grand, Esperance

Esperance – Boogie boards, Emus and hot tubs

One of the days Marisha took me up to Michael and Anne’s farm where she had done her farm work, and where Bri had worked a few years back while … Continue Reading →

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Perth – Tastebud Tours and Fremantle

During the previous day, we had picked up various leaflets and brochures to see what we might do during our time in Perth, and one in particular stood out, the … Continue Reading →


Travel to Perth and our first day in Australia!!

Next morning we were up packed and checked out and then headed into the city to get lunch at a place called Lau Pa Sat. Similar to the food market … Continue Reading →


Singapore – Last day and the rest of the Merlion family

On our final full day in Singapore we had planned to go to a Mexican restaurant at Clarke Quay for lunch but after a long hot walk there, we discovered … Continue Reading →


Travel to Singapore and Day 1

After grabbing some brunch at an art café (how cosmopolitan are we?!) it was back to the bus station to get on one that would take us to Singapore – … Continue Reading →


Melaka took me a bit by surprise as it was very colonial, lots of European influence on the architecture and places of interest. Our hotel was a nice place right … Continue Reading →

Kuala Lumpur – Petronas Towers and Valentine’s Day

Day 3 in KL was also Valentine’s Day but as is the case back home, all the restaurants put on a limited set menu at twice the price, so we … Continue Reading →

Koh Lanta and Krabi

Once our time in Koh Samui was over, we booked a minivan transfer to take us to Koh Lanta, on the other side of Thailand. We were getting picked up … Continue Reading →

Koh Samui

The journey from Bangkok to Koh Samui was our first long one that we weren’t travelling by air. Instead we took the sleeper train from Bangkok to the lovely town … Continue Reading →

Bangkok – Grand Palace (take 2)

Our next day in Bangkok we decided would be a lazy day and we did very little other than chill out and go out to eat (back to May Kaidees … Continue Reading →

Bangkok – Arrival and first impressions

We arrived in Thailand at 4.20am after a very sleepless flight so, after getting our bags we ended up sleeping on a row of seats in the airport, just near … Continue Reading →


After our whistle-stop tour of Nagoya, we were on a bus bound for Kyoto for an even tighter schedule! Although apparently we were the only ones doing this as we … Continue Reading →

Nagoya – Toyota Auto Museum and Science Museum

Due to the short amount of time we were going to be there, the second day of our time in Nagoya was pretty non-stop. We headed out on the metro … Continue Reading →

Nagoya – Yuko and Chizuru, Karaoke

Monday morning was our last in Tokyo so it was time to fit everything back into our bags and head off – but this time not for the airport, as … Continue Reading →

Tokyo – The last few days

Sorry about the lack of updates, Japan was pretty non stop and yesterday I was too knackered to write anything of sense! As I’m so far behind I’m going to … Continue Reading →

Tokyo – Mount Fuji and Bullet Train

Wednesday we were up early as we had booked onto a day trip to Mount Fuji. We started off by getting on the subway at the back of 8, and … Continue Reading →

Tokyo – First Day

Following our late arrival on Monday, Tuesday was our first proper day in Tokyo and a chance to get out and explore. We headed up to the Akihabara gadget town … Continue Reading →

124 floors up…!

Saturday we went to the Dubai Mall – an enourmous shopping centre right next to the Burj Khalifa which is the world’s tallest building. We’ve never seen anything like it, … Continue Reading →

Day 2

After a fairly relaxing first day we hit the tourist spots today. During the day we were at the Altantis Aquaventure Water Park, on the Palm. Water parks aren’t top … Continue Reading →


Living the high life!