Newcastle – A better than expected short break

It has been a long time since I have been to Newcastle. As a kid I don’t remember it being that great. Let’s just say I wasn’t over the moon when we recently decided to take a short break to Newcastle. However, being only 2.5 hours away from Sydney, it is closer coastal getaway compared…

Simplifying Life

In recent years, I have had a deep internal push to live a more simple life. This desire was further fueled by a life threatening illness. I found myself having this increasing need to get rid of ‘stuff’ and by that I mean clutter, distractions, things and actions that is not adding value to my…

Confidence from Within

I watched the movie ‘I feel Pretty’ on the plane back home. Found it to be a great movie to remind us where true self-confidence comes from. Though I’ve been called ‘Hot’, ‘smart’ etc (going back high school days), I’ve had self confidence issues most of my life. Whether it be how I look, not…

Travel Mad Foodie

Yes folks, I have been missing in action for a while. In case you are wondering, it’s mainly due to my bucket list trip to Norway and Iceland which I have recently returned from. Indeed, there is plenty of amazing stories to come out of the trip which I will share later. Among the several…

The Sun God

It has been a while since I last wrote my blog. My time has been consumed by my demanding toddler, daily chores and preparing (countless hours) for my bucket list trip (lots of inspiration for my future blogs) – yay!!! I have been wanting to write this blog for a long time. Better now then…

Love of Greek Food

Being a foodie, I really appreciate good food. I’m more than willing to try as much of the local cuisine as I can when I am travelling overseas. One of my favourite cuisine from around the world is greek food. I have been missing Greece lately including the delicious food I had last time I…

Sand Dune Struggle

If there is one thing my hubby, brother, toddler and I share, it would be our thirst for adventure as well as the love of outdoors. Since it ticked both the adventure and being outdoors boxes, we visited the sand dunes by the sea yesteday. Even though it took nearly 6 hours of travel time,…