Tag: holiday

  • Tropical getaway in Cairns

    Tropical getaway in Cairns

    The Anzac day long weekend was approaching and Stu and I decided on a whim to head to Cairns for 4 days. We didn’t need much convincing really – it has been months since our last scuba dive and the warm tropical waters of Cairns seemed an ideal way to escape the suburban speed of […]

  • A weekend in the Hunter Valley

    A weekend in the Hunter Valley

    The Hunter Valley is an established wine region about 2.5 hours from Sydney (depending on which side of town you’re on, crossing the city is a mission!) and it’s a lovely place to spend a weekend. Friends of ours are getting married in a couple of weeks so a weekend was organised to celebrate their […]

  • Ode to Amsterdam

    Ode to Amsterdam

    The best way to see Amsterdam is on foot or by bicycle, such pleasant ways to pass the time or commute in a city built for both. I have rediscovered the practice of walking in Amsterdam – strolling, thinking, seeing, listening – often with no fixed destination in mind, no map and when my legs […]

  • Fiji – best beach holiday ever

    Fiji – best beach holiday ever

    We have returned from the best beach holiday we have ever had. If you haven’t been to Fiji, go. If you are looking for a relaxing, couple holiday stay at Matangi Private Island Resort.   Matangi Island has been owned by the same family since the late 1800s. They have sinceĀ developedĀ it into an idyllic retreat […]