Step off the beaten track and put some 'unique' into your life! Australia is full of unique and unusual places to visit.  They will transform a 'nice' holiday into an amazing holiday!  You must experience them all. Fun Fact: The UK fits into...
Ernest Hemingway was 'compulsory reading' during my senior school years. As a 15 year old I was not terribly impressed with Ernest Hemingway and his writings. To me his books were old-fashioned, misogynistic and full of scoundrels.  I was always...
A place of ancient Aboriginal dreaming, the Devils Marbles are a ‘must stop’ destination when driving through the Northern Territory. A surreal collection of massive granite boulders strewn across acres of sparse desert country just 110 kilometers south of Tennant Creek...
An adventurous award winning restaurant has turned up as the new kid on the block.  In the backstreets of Darwin city a modern funky new restaurant has appeared as the 'new place to dine'. Little Miss Korea has a spacious...
Adelaide is an exciting 'must visit' cosmopolitan city. Escape to Adelaide and enjoy Australia's cosmopolitan city. The city of Adelaide has become an exciting must-see location with a reputation as a fun, arty, foodie city.  Discover the Festival City with its trendy lane-way...
Ubud is one of my favourite places in Bali The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud is not just a tourist attraction.  The villagers regard the Monkey Forest as an important spiritual, economic, educational, and conservation centre for the village. Around 700 monkeys live...
Padang Padang one of Bali's secret beaches! We stumbled on Padang Padang quite by accident.  Padang Padang is one of Bali's most secret beaches.  Seemingly guarded by the cheeky monkeys in the 'lookout pavilion' at the roadside the pathway through the...
Our first stay in Bali was at this exquisite little Balinese boutique resort hotel at Jimbaran Beach 'Open House'.  On arrival in Bali at 'stupid o'clock' (4:30 am) we took a taxi to the 'Open House' Hotel. Jimbaran Beach is close to the...
A road trip from Alice Springs to Adelaide is arguably the second best Aussie road trip ever! The Stuart Highway south from the Northern Territory into South Australia is one of those quintessential travel experiences that everyone should have! Miles and miles of desolate open landscape,...
Ice and snow make for a spectacular Niagara Falls experience of a lifetime! Niagara Falls here we come!  Our trip of a lifetime left New York city on the early 'Maple Leaf' train.  It was snowing - beautiful and white,...
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