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...
Gap Year Preparation as a Forty-Something

Gap Year Preparation as a Forty-Something

If you have come in contact with me anytime in the last year, have been following along with my blog, or even just read my About Me page, you will know that we are about to head off on a twelve month adventure of a life time. In just two more sleeps we will be getting...
My Favourite Things about Malaysia

My Favourite Things about Malaysia

This is a series of posts sharing what I liked best about the countries I have visited. Something particularly annoying  might get a mention too. This will not be everything we did, just some of the memorable bits, and perhaps some useful tips. It will give you an...
Canberra on the Cheap

Canberra on the Cheap

With only weeks left in Australia, we found ourselves with the terrible first world problem of some free flights but no real reason to use them. Two of the credit cards we have for the frequent flyer points include a free return flight to certain points within...