Brisbane Part 2: Healing Greens

MAY 2014… Brisbane might have a reputation as an art lover’s haven, but it is also a tree lover’s haven. Green spaces in Brisbane are not just your run-of-the-mill park with a few trees and bushes; they are entire destinations on their own. Escape the downtown crowds at Roma Street Parkland. Unwind your day at… Continue reading Brisbane Part 2: Healing Greens

Brisbane Part 1: An Art Lover’s Haven

MAY 2014… Brisbane is the third-most populous city in Australia. It sits on the banks of the meandering Brisbane River, its name which it takes after. Brisbane is an art lover’s dream, with world-class museums and art galleries (most are free admission), lovely bridges and weekend craft markets. A perennial cool breeze blows throughout the… Continue reading Brisbane Part 1: An Art Lover’s Haven

The Great Ocean Road

JULY 2011… There is a reason why coastal drives are so popular: the views are simply amazing. From sheer cliffs to rock formations to gorgeous sunset views, there is never a dull moment. And one of the world’s best coastal drives is right here in Australia. The Great Ocean Road is a 400-km scenic drive… Continue reading The Great Ocean Road

Melbourne: Coffee & Cultural Capital

JULY 2011… Over the years, my appetite and taste for holiday destinations changed. When I was in my 20s, I was more adventurous and willing to go along with some crazy things my travel companions suggested. Now that I’m in my 30s, I look forward to a more relaxing vacation, somewhere that is closer to… Continue reading Melbourne: Coffee & Cultural Capital