This was in someone\'s front garden!

Port Macquarie and Yamba

Now it really felt like our road trip had started, after spending nearly a week in Sydney, we had lots of places to go through for just a day or … Continue Reading →


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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 →


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Canberra – A whistle stop tour

As we only had 2 nights in Canberra, we had to cram everything in so opted for a tour bus to see the main sights. It picked us up at … Continue Reading →


Koalas - Unimpressed by tourists

On the road again – Melbourne to Canberra

So after 10 very quick weeks in Melbourne, it was time to start travelling again. We won’t be in any one place for as long as Melbourne in the whole … 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 →


Singapore Zoo – extra

This is a seperate post for those that don’t mind the reptile house at the zoo…


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Shock horror, it’s a new post! aka Singapore – The Zoo

I know I know, it’s been far too long since the last update (over a month, oops!), and I’ve been told off because of it (Mum K, Lynsey…). I blame … Continue Reading →


Marina Sands Hotel and Art and Science Centre, Singapore

Singapore – Boat tour, Marina Bay and a Singapore Sling

Next day we got the metro back into the CBD and went for a walk through Boat Quay, a busy row of restaurants and bars right by the water. Many … Continue Reading →


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Singapore – Sentosa

Singapore – Sentosa Day 2 and we headed for the island of Sentosa which is at the south of Singapore and is home to lots of tourist attractions, including the … Continue Reading →


Melaka

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 →


Kuala Lumpur – Arrival and the first couple of days

We flew into KL from Krabi although actually the airport is a good 20 miles away from KL so we jumped on a bus to get there. We passed the … 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 →


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 →


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 →