I enjoyed a lovely stroll through the botanicals gardens in Sydney the other day. It was my day away from the camper ‘crew’ so it was very peaceful. The gardens are filled with all sorts of plants, herbs and even a variety of different grass grown in different parts of the world. […]Read more "Botanical Gardens, Sydney"
Whilst I was in Sydney, George and I went for a meal at the Meat District Co restaurant in Darling Harbour. Firstly, the harbour area is well worth a visit. It has beautiful boats moored up and lots of nice restaurants that allow you to sit outside and watch the world go by. On Saturday […]Read more "Review: Meat District Co"
The rain unfortunately forced us to stay in Sydney a little longer than we had planned. By we I mean the camper van ‘crew’ comprising of Tom, a ginger guy who needs to be looked after on a regular basis – like a child. Kieran, the youngest of the group. He is growing his hair […]Read more "How I ended up on Scotland Island…"
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 "
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"
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"
With bonfire night approaching I thought I would do a blog posts on a similar topic; the Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks. Last year over three million people either watched the Sydney fireworks on or went to Sydney to see them. They are the most famous display in the world and is designed by Foti […]Read more "Where to watch the Sydney Fireworks"
The Blue Mountains are a popular tourist destination whilst traveling the East Coast of Australia. It is a place that is famous for its dramatic scenery, steep cliffs, forests, waterfalls and quaint villages. – Blue Mountains are situated 65km inland from Sydney. – I think a good plan would be to visit this place as […]Read more "Research: What to do in the Blue Mountains"
Over the upcoming months I plan to write a few posts that list a number of the things I wish to see whilst I am in Australia. Thanks to my Lonely Planet, East Coast Australia guide book I have managed to learn a lot about what there is to do in each place. Without ruining the […]Read more "Research: What to do in Sydney"