Every year, Sydney turns on the lights and puts on a show. The festival is named Vivid! and it doesn't just encompass the famous light installations - there are also lots of gigs and workshops to attend (okay so I didn't go to any but I assure you they happen). But anyways, the main attraction: … Continue reading Vivid!
Yesterday, I dragged a slightly hungover Ash out of bed in order to continue my beach quest. My lovely friend Dan had recommended Balmoral beach a while back, so I decided it was the perfect day to go explore. The sky was blue and the sun shining as we hopped on the bus (25 minutes … Continue reading Beautiful Balmoral
I love the beach. The sound of the waves, sand beneath my toes, sun warm on my face... bliss! So I decided to try and visit lots of the many beaches which Sydney has to offer in a quest to find my all time fave. It's a work in progress but here's where I've got … Continue reading Being a beach bum in Sydney: a guide
Pho is actually pronounced 'fur'. Should you want to eat very nice pho then hop on over to 'Pho 2000', which was renamed surprisingly in the year 2000 to commemorate President Clinton eating there. If you have a death wish then please do rent a scooter here. The roads are packed, dangerous and if you … Continue reading Things I learnt in Ho Chi Minh:
1. The obvious one, Angkor UNESCO World Heritage Site. Channel your inner Lara Croft, set your 4am alarm and pray for a sunrise over Angkor Wat which will fuel your travel Instagram page for years to come (sadly I was not so lucky). A day pass was priced at $20 and the ticket office was … Continue reading 5 things to do in Siem Reap:
So to start my year of adventures, I signed up to G Adventure's 'Cambodia on a Shoestring'. A 10 day guided tour of Cambodia and a little bit of Vietnam, which I hoped would give me a taste of South-East Asia. I admit, it was more out of fear of the unknown that pushed me … Continue reading Cambodia on a Shoestring: Overview
When I left England I had every intention of writing posts as I went along, however, as with the best laid plans, it never happened. But I think I'm ready now and I'm going to start from all the way back in September and try to cover my entire adventure up to this point. So … Continue reading Playing catch up…