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…

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,…

Vaucluse to Watson’s Bay (Sydney Walks)

It was a cold but sunny winter’s day in Sydney yesteday. My good mate and I ventured out for our scenic walk catchup that we do every few weeks. Since it was a beautiful day with lots of sunshine, we chose a walk along the sea with nice views. We hadn’t done this walk in…

Multiculturalism of Sydney

We are always longing to escape the city life of Sydney and live in a country with mountains, lakes, fresh air and without the hustle and bustle. However, one must also appreciate what they do have. Sydney has its good points. One being so multicultural. Last night I had this Afghan meal so authentic that…

The Great Lakes, NSW

Earlier this year, we headed north for the long weekend getaway. We thought to do something different. Instead of heading south as we usually do, we decided to explore new areas in the opposite direction. It was going to be a 3 night camping trip. I found a quite little camp ground which had a…

Autumn Colours

Before I start writing many many blogs on one of my favorite countries, New Zealand (I’ve just returned from there with interesting adventures and photos), I want to write bit about Autumn colours as Autumn has just passed by. I am a sucker for Autumn colours. The bright reds, orange, yellow, maroons, I just can’t…