While Taronga Zoo might not have the most amazing collection of animals or the most stunning of enclosures, it has a view that is unmatched. Appropriately named, Taronga is an Aboriginal word meaning beautiful view. Continue reading “Taronga Zoo. Animals abound, but the view!”
Disneyland is synonymous with Southern California and theme park culture. Is it really the Happiest Place on Earth? With rising prices and never before seen crowd levels, why do we keep going back? Continue reading “Disneyland. Is it really the Happiest Place on Earth?”
Cold? Yes, but oddly cosy at the same time. This great city has some many eclectic neighbourhoods in which you can find great food and interesting people to chat with. Now before you say it, yes, Chicago has its fair share of problems. Continue reading “Chicago. A city to love despite its problems.”
The Hunter Valley, just a few hours north of Sydney, is a beautiful part of the world. Known for the rolling hills, kangaroos, spectacular views and great Sémillon and Shiraz wines. In fact, the rugged Australian landscape gives the world some of the best Sémillon wines you’ll find anywhere. Continue reading “The Hunter Valley. Australia’s Wine Country.”
25 miles south-east of Las Vegas, in the middle of the desert south-west, sits an engineering marvel. The Hoover Dam, built during the Great Depression of the 1930’s, spans the border between Nevada and Arizona and plays host to over a million visitors each year. Continue reading “Hoover Dam. A Modern Marvel of Engineering.”
When we think about our next holiday, we often think about those far away, tropical destinations – or those amazing landmarks and wonders of the world in remote corners of the world.
But take a minute and look at what’s closer to home. Continue reading “Bondi Beach. Being a tourist in my hometown.”