Tag Archives: Australia

Perth Trip Day 3: Elephant Rocks and Greens Pool

Felt a bit spiritual here as I had a strong scent of holy ash as we walked towards the elephant rocks (and I’m not even religious). I am spiritual though and I do believe in other dimensions and that science … Continue reading

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Perth Trip Day 2: Canal Rocks at the Leeuwen-Naturalist National Park

Beautiful, spectacular views made us leave our hearts in Western Australia.

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Sydney Trip (Blue Mountains): The Greens of Leura

The Greens of Leura is one of the most fairytale like places we’ve stayed with a canopy bed and the most beautiful lounge area with the best teas and biscuits. There was also Sherry and it was so cosy you … Continue reading

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Sydney Trip: Magical Luera

The train journey was worth it once we reached the magical misty charming town of Luera. I think one of the loveliest places in the Blue Mountains and Australia. We experienced the full beauty of nature and small town charm … Continue reading

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Exploring Freemantle Market in Perth

It’s always lovely to explore markets with fresh produce and other freshly made snacks. Taking half a day to explore the markets was well worth the effort. There’s a direct train from the city. Just an half hour train ride … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Pretty Perth

Travelled to Perth in mid September last year. The Spring weather was cool and I wouldn’t have minded it even a little colder. I’m very much a Winter person especially now with hysterectomy leasing to early menopause and with it … Continue reading

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My Cousin’s Breakfast in Australia

I was excited about my cousin’s new iPhone 5 and she sent me a photo of her breakfast. I was really impressed by the quality of the photo taken indoors. And I usually don’t care for fruit, but her honey … Continue reading

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The Gosselin Kids: It’s a Hood Lex

I haven’t seen this show in the longest time. Used to like it when it was Jon & Kate plus 8 but never liked seeing Jon being verbally abused. The kids are so grown up now. There’s the cutest conversation … Continue reading

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Poor Hugh Jackman Gets a Black Eye for Oprah

The very humble and good natured star joked about it. “That was so much fun, until the end,” joked Jackman, according to a Reuters UK report. He told Oprah the excitement made him hit the brakes a bit late. “I … Continue reading

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I was Awestruck: The Three Belles by Strangefruit

Some days you get an unexpected delight and today was my day.  Thank you Three Belles, for adding magic to an otherwise regular day. Another reason why I find the new Marina Bay Sands amazing and not just another mall. … Continue reading

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14 Moments of Culture Shock

In my life so far, Culture Shock ranges from mild to extreme.  Television and movies have  reduced the total strangeness and unfamiliarity element, but not everything is captured on screen.  Here are some of my Alice in Wonderland moments: 1. … Continue reading

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Turning 40: My List of 40 Travel Memories

I’ll be turning 40 in a few weeks, and all year long I have been anticipating going into a deep funk. So far it hasn’t quite happened yet and I think I have to thank my blogger friends on WordPress … Continue reading

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Watch Out Australia – Oprah And Her Audience Are Coming

Am dedicating this post to my WordPress blogging ‘colleagues’ in Australia. Oprah topped her big car giveaway and is taking her audience (300 most loyal fans), who went berserk as usual, to Australia. The Quantas plane will be flown by … Continue reading

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Gallup Migration Poll: Singapore Most Popular?

Whenever there is major news reported in our local media, I try to find an alternative unbiased perspective.  So for the article saying that Singapore’s population would swell if people could migrate freely, I decided to go directly to the … Continue reading

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Miss Universe 2010: Tania Lim & Other Contestants

I enjoy watching pageants like my partner enjoys watching soccer, so here are some of the contestants for the upcoming paegeant to be held in Las Vegas.  The photos are from the official Miss Universe Website and if they disappear … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Letter with a Stamp

I felt like I was on a cloud today. The postman delivered an old-fashioned letter from my dear friend in Perth.  Just holding the envelope in my hand and feeling the weight of it was a joyous thing.  I was … Continue reading

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Who is Julia?: Just the First Female Prime Minister of Australia!

Just some tidbits based on Wikipedia: 1. Born on 29 September 1961 (48 years old) 2. Born in Wales. 3. Her father was a coal miner in Wales 4. Sister Alison’s three years older 5. Migrated to Adelaide in 1966 … Continue reading

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