Haw Par Villa, Singapore’s First Theme Park

Haw Par Villa, Singapore’s First Theme Park

In all my previous visits to Singapore I had never heard of Haw Par Villa. It had not come up in any of those “Top 10 things to do in Singapore” lists, nor in any recommendations I had been given. I came across it only a few months ago, and so decided I...
Travel Diaries – Singapore

Travel Diaries – Singapore

Gap Year Days 6 – 8 Our arrival in Singapore late in the evening meant we went straight to our hostel. Even though we had had a brilliant flight on Singapore Airlines in Suites Class it was close to midnight Sydney time when we left the airport. Having visited...
Sydney to Singapore – The Suites Way!

Sydney to Singapore – The Suites Way!

Review of our Singapore Airlines Suites class flight from Sydney to Singapore. Date: 17th April 2017 Flight: SQ222 Aircraft: Airbus A380 Seats 3C/D Booking As we began to plan for our gap year, I came up with the idea that I would love to leave Australia in style. At...
Travel Diaries – Newcastle, Australia

Travel Diaries – Newcastle, Australia

Gap Year Days 1 – 5 Finally our long awaited gap year begins! Our first stop is a local one, only a short flight to Sydney and a drive north to Newcastle. We were spending a few days with friends we had not seen for years. With our gap year in front of us, we...
Kurri Kurri – A Town of Murals

Kurri Kurri – A Town of Murals

While staying in Newcastle in New South Wales, we spent a lazy Sunday afternoon driving to the Hunter Valley. This area is best known for it’s vineyards, and on any other day we would probably have done some wine tasting. The day we were there though was Easter...