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…

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…

A Spiritual Time at a Spiritual Place (Ayers Rock)

Ayer’s Rock (Uluru) is a magical place. There is something very spiritual about the ‘Red Centre’ which is not surprising as it is sacred to indigenous Australians and is believed to have started forming around 550 million years ago. It is also said to be the third chakra of Mother Earth. It is no wonder that…