Can you believe it has rained for the past 3-4 days straight here in Sydney. – I can’t!! When it rains in a country that you expect to be sunny it is very annoying. I wasn’t prepared for that amout of rain!! I had packed one hoodie that had a hood and one pair of […]Read more "Museum hopping "
Based on two people portion…. Ingredients Fresh pasta, 50ml cream, splash of white wine (optional), 3 medium eggs, bacon ladons, peas, two onions, two gloves of garlic, cheese, salt and pepper. Method Step 1: fry bacon and place pan of water onto the heat to boil. Step 2: chop onions, not too finely. Remove bacon […]Read more "Recipe: Carbonara"
Today we ventured to Bondi beach, on the bus from Sydney, to meander along the coastal path to Coogee. There were a few clouds in the sky which made the temperature perfect for a hike up and down the cliff side. Saying that, it wasn’t too strenuous. The views of the waves crashing against the […]Read more "Bondi to Coogee coastal walk"
AGeorge and I decided to pay to attend an event to watch the fireworks because we didn’t fancy fighting with the crowds from as early as 8am to reserve a spot. We booked a place called the Italian Village, a restaurant right in the harbour, directly opposite the Opera House with the bridge to our […]Read more "NYE in Sydney"
We ventured to the harbour area to meet a friends for coffee and a chat. The friends were from England and had actually flown out on the same day as me but an hour ahead. It was weird meeting up with them on the opposite side of the world. We walked around the harbour […]Read more "Sydney Harbour"
Arriving at our Airbnb, about midday, we were greeted by a friendly lady named Kerri. Her flat reminded me of a country cottage you’d find in England. Her place is filled with little trinkets, mismatched crockery and our room was very cosy and welcoming. It turned out that she was actually going away on a […]Read more "First Airbnb experience"
On the 27th December I left my Nan and Grandad’s at 10:30am to catch the 10:30pm flight to Australia. The cause of the premature departure to travel the four hours it takes to get from their house to the airport was due to two recent tires blowing whilst on the motorway – my parents were […]Read more "The Flight"
Unfortunately for JJ Abrams, the Star Wars franchise possesses a great sense of nostalgia for a wide age range of fans. Those like me who began watching the films when they were remastered, to my Dad who watch the very originals and then the generation who hopped on the band wagon when the prequels were […]Read more "Review: Star Wars VII The Force Awakens"
The family Christmas dinner in a timelapse… Merry Christmas Really enjoyed spending Christmas with my family before I head off on my big adventure!Read more "Christmas spent with family"
The stretch of coast is a little more lively offering ‘party locations’. – Ballina has white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. Sounds like a great place to visit. Is quieter than Byron Bay. It also has a big prawn – whatever that is. – Lennox Head has some of the best surf along the […]Read more "Research: Ballina & Byron Shires"