• Curious in Christchurch – time to explore…

    February 2, 2020 by

    We usually spend Christmas and New Year in our hometown, Brisbane however last year we decided to get away and head to New Zealand (NZ) for a change of scene. The two-week holiday was a spontaneous celebration of our 10 years together and also an opportunity to see in the new decade in an idyllic… Read more

  • 5 Things to do in Dublin

    January 9, 2020 by

    Dublin is the capital and largest city in Ireland with a population of 1.2 million. It’s rich in history and culture and there is plenty to stimulate all the senses in this vibrant, cosmopolitan city. From its grand architecture and museums to its delightful gardens and cosy pubs there is much to capture your attention.… Read more

  • 7 Pubs to visit in Temple Bar, Dublin

    November 23, 2019 by

    I invite you to get lost in the pubs as you wander through the Temple Bar District. Just don’t miss your flight! This downtown hub is one of the oldest areas of Dublin and is great to get a solid taste of Irish Pub Culture. No particular plan is needed. Just arrive and start meandering… Read more

  • 4 Things to do in and around Dun Laoghaire

    October 27, 2019 by

    1. Walk along the Dun Laoghaire East Pier at Sunset Anytime of day is pleasant to walk along Dun Laoghaire (pronounced Dunleary) East Pier however the view at sunset is exquisite. According to Kate Holmquist from the Irish Times ‘People have healed from heartbreaks and anxieties and solved moral dilemmas by striding up and down… Read more

  • From Oz to Ireland

    October 19, 2019 by

    Ireland, sir, for good or evil, is like no other place under heaven, and no man can touch it’s sod or breathe it’s air without becoming better George Bernard Shaw – Irish Playwright From its sweeping rugged coastlines and lush green rolling hills to its bustling cosmopolitan heart there is much to satisfy the curiosity… Read more

  • Eating out in Sorrento

    September 29, 2019 by

    Food, glorious food There is a tendency to see food and want to eat it in Sorrento, Italy. However, I’m being serious when I say you really do want to try the seafood. The squid and octopus are definitely to be recommended. On our first evening in Sorrento I tried the Crab Linguine, made with… Read more

  • Where we stayed in Sorrento

    September 22, 2019 by

    To plan and prepare for our trip I did some research on trip advisor and booking.com.  We considered staying in Airbnb accommodation however we didn’t want to be too far out of the centre of the action and we couldn’t find anything suitable during our desired dates.  So…we decided to splurge and stay at a… Read more

  • Red Fiat Car Sorrento Gallery

    Top 5 Things to do in Sorrento

    September 22, 2019 by

    1. Explore Piazza Tasso Piazza Tasso was established in 1866 and is the central hub of Sorrento, the heart of the city. It was named after the poet Torquato Tasso. It’s a terrific spot to soak up the Sorrento atmosphere and watch Italian life glide by (and Italians do like to dress well) whether it’s… Read more

  • From Oz to Italy

    September 22, 2019 by

    Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life Anna Akhmatova Amalfi Dreaming – 5 days in Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast We were inspired to travel to the Amalfi Coast because my American cousin and his fiancée, had posted these stunning pictures on Instagram which captured our attention and indeed… Read more

  • Why travel?

    September 21, 2019 by

    Some people simply love to travel. For whatever reason, some of us have an endless curiosity and an insatiable need to travel, while others prefer to stay in their local neighbourhood enjoying the comforts of home. I recall looking through a souvenir shop, Dreamtime Journey, at Brisbane International Airport collecting gifts before take off and… Read more

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